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  • Translation in Cascading Crises

    1st Edition

    Edited by Federico M. Federici, Sharon O'Brien

    This volume addresses the imperative need for recognizing, exploring, and developing the role of multilingual communication in crisis settings. It is recognized that 'communication is aid' and that access to communication is an undeniable human right in crises. Even where effective and accurate…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • An Overview of Chinese Translation Studies at the Beginning of the 21st Century

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Weixiao Wei

    An Overview of Chinese Translation Studies at the Beginning of the 21st Century presents and analyses over 100,000 bibliographic notes contained within a large academic database focusing on translation within China. Exploring Chinese translation studies two decades before and after the year 2000,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Translation

  • Queering Translation, Translating the Queer

    Theory, Practice, Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Klaus Kaindl

    This groundbreaking work is the first full book-length publication to critically engage in the emerging field of research on the queer aspects of translation and interpreting studies. The volume presents a variety of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives through fifteen contributions from both…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression

    Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Hans J. Ladegaard

    Drawing on a large corpus of narratives recorded at a church shelter for abused domestic helpers in Hong Kong, this monograph explores how the women discursively construct themselves in sharing sessions with other helpers. They see themselves as ‘helpers’ who have come to Hong Kong to help their…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • The Future of Translation Technology

    Towards a World without Babel, 1st Edition

    By Chan Sin-wai

    Technology has revolutionized the field of translation, bringing drastic changes to the way translation is studied and done. To an average user, technology is simply about clicking buttons and storing data. What we need to do is to look beyond a system’s interface to see what is at work and what…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Hadley

    This volume demystifies the procedures and practical uses of Grounded Theory, a well-established research methodology used around the world today by social scientists, teachers, and qualitative researchers. Intended for graduate students, supervisors, and researchers, it provides readers with the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Critical Humanist Perspectives

    The Integrational Turn in Philosophy of Language and Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Pablé

    The present book is a collection of scholarly reflections on the theme of humanism from an integrational linguistic perspective. It studies humanist thought in relation to the philosophy of language and communication underpinning it and considers the question whether being a ‘humanist’ binds one to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Critical Genre Analysis

    Investigating interdiscursive performance in professional practice, 1st Edition

    By Vijay K. Bhatia

    Genre theory has focused primarily on the analysis of generic constructs, with increasing attention to and emphasis on the contexts in which such genres are produced, interpreted, and used to achieve objectives, often giving the impression as if producing genres is an end in itself, rather than a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Consecutive Notetaking and Interpreter Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yasumasa Someya

    This book focuses on the theoretical foundation of notetaking (NT), an essential skill of consecutive interpreting. Explaining the "whys" pertaining to the cognitive, linguistic, and pedagogical issues surrounding NT, this book addresses this neglected aspect of notetaking discourse and brings…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • The Grammar of Japanese Mimetics

    Perspectives from structure, acquisition, and translation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noriko Iwasaki, Peter Sells, Kimi Akita

    Mimetic words, also known as ‘sound-symbolic words’, ‘ideophones’ or more popularly as ‘onomatopoeia’, constitute an important subset of the Japanese lexicon; we find them as well in the lexicons of other Asian languages and sub-Saharan African languages. Mimetics play a central role in Japanese…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Critical Translation Studies

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Robinson

    This book offers an introduction for Translation Studies (TS) scholars to Critical Translation Studies (CTS), a cultural-studies approach to the study of translation spearheaded by Sakai Naoki and Lydia H. Liu, with an implicit focus on translation as a social practice shaped by power relations in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Translationality

    Essays in the Translational-Medical Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Robinson

    This book defines "translationality" by weaving a number of sub- and interdisciplinary interests through the medical humanities: medicine in literature, the translational history of medical literature, a medical (neuroscience) approach to literary translation and translational hermeneutics, and a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

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