This volume offers a comprehensive view of current research directions in Translation and Interpreting Studies, outlining the theoretical concepts underpinning that research and presenting detailed discussions of the various methods used.
Organized around three factors that are responsible for shaping the study of translation and interpreting today—post-positivist theoretical approaches, developments in the language industry, and technological innovations—this volume is divided into three parts:
The international range of contributors are all leading research experts who use the methodologies in their work. They present the research aims of these methods, offer sample research questions that can—and cannot—be addressed by these methods, and discuss modes of data collection and analysis. This is an essential reference for all advanced undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers in Translation and Interpreting Studies.
"In this book, Angelelli and Baer provide a detailed map for conducting research in translation and interpreting studies, from basic concepts through the most complex theories. Clear and concise in its approach, this is a must buy for all students and scholars of translation and interpreting." - Edwin Gentzler, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
"It presents a comprehensive view of current research directions in Translating and Interpreting Studies, outlines the theoretical concepts underpinning that research, and presents detailed discussions of the various methods used … What strikes me most about Researching Translation and Interpreting is the book’s coherent organization and structure … A second positive feature is that the text is extremely reader-friendly … Third, a wide range of source materials and research topics are covered in the discussion." - Hua Song, Xiamen University, China
"It is fair to say that Researching Translation and Interpreting is exceptionally useful to those with at least some background in the field of TIS or linguistics in general" - Jakub E. Marszalenko, Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Claudia V. Angelelli and Brian James Baer
Part I: Exploring Translation and Interpreting: Claudia V. Angelelli and Brian James Baer
Part II: Mapping the Field
Part III: Research Methods