The Routledge Handbook of Interpreting

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Holly Mikkelson, Renee Jourdenais
Routledge, 2015 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 456 pages
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The Routledge Handbook of Interpreting provides a comprehensive survey of the field of interpreting for a global readership. The handbook includes an introduction and four sections with thirty one chapters by leading international contributors.

The four sections cover:

    • The history and evolution of the field
    • The core areas of interpreting studies from conference interpreting to interpreting in conflict zones and voiceover
    • Current issues and debates from ethics and the role of the interpreter to the impact of globalization
    • A look to the future

Suggestions for further reading are provided with every chapter. The Routledge Handbook of Interpreting is an essential reference for researchers and advanced students of interpreting.

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About the author (2015)

Holly Mikkelson is associate professor of translation and interpretation at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, USA. Her publications include a range of interpreting manuals and books including Introduction to Court Interpreting (2000).

Renée Jourdenais is associate professor of applied linguistics and dean of the Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, USA.

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