Reading Between the Signs: Intercultural Communication for Sign Language Interpreters

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Intercultural Press, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 259 pages
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Ann Mindess examines a culture not widely understood - American deaf culture. Collectivist and high-context, it contrasts with mainstream individualistic, low-context American culture. Both cultures are examined and the interpreter's role and responsibilities are discussed.

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Reading between the signs: intercultural communication for sign language interpreters

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Mindess's first book helps the professional sign language interpreter provide more effective service through an understanding of deaf culture and cross-cultural communication. Mindess, herself a ... Read full review

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