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Title:
Sign language interpreting : exploring its art and science
Author:
Stewart, David Alan, 1954-
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Publication Information:
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xiii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780205275403
Format :
Book

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Central Library HV2474 .S68 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Examines past and present models of sign language interpretation, and presents two new models that address both the cognitive factors involved in the process of interpreting and the interaction of participants and environmental factors. Offers a realistic view of interpreting from the perspective of


Table of Contents

Preface
1 Introduction
2 From Favor to Profession: The History of Interpreting
3 Models of Interpreting
4 Physical Factors
5 Psychological Factors
6 Varieties of Settings
7 Language and Culture
8 The Business of Interpreting
9 Ethics
10 Educational Interpreting
11 The Future
Appendix A Interpreter and Transliterator Certifications
Appendix B Ethically Challenging Scenarios
Appendix C Encounters with Reality: A Collection of Sign Language Interpreter Stories
References and Bibliography

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