Ideology, Ethics And Policy Development In Public Service Interpreting And Translation by Carmen Valero-garcesIdeology, Ethics And Policy Development In Public Service Interpreting And Translation by Carmen Valero-garces

Ideology, Ethics And Policy Development In Public Service Interpreting And Translation

EditorCarmen Valero-garces, Rebecca Tipton

Paperback | May 8, 2017

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This edited collection brings together new research on public service interpreting and translation (PSIT) with a focus on ideology, ethics and policy development. The contributions provide fresh theoretical and empirical perspectives on the inconsistencies in language policy development observed in different geonational contexts and the often-reported tensions between prescribed approaches to ethics and practitioner experience. The discussions are set against the backdrop of developments in rights-based discourses on language support services and the professionalisation of the field, drawing attention to how stakeholders and interpreting practitioners navigate the realities of service in the context of shifting ideological landscapes. Particular innovations in the collection include theorisations about policy and practice that draw on political science, applied ethics and paradigms of trauma-informed care. The volume also presents research on settings that have received limited attention to date such as prison and charitable services for survivors of violence and trauma.
Carmen Valero-Garcés is the Programme Director for the MA in Intercultural Communication, Public Service Interpreting and Translation at the University of Alcalá, Spain. Her research interests lie in training, accreditation and assessment in PSIT, theoretical approaches to PSIT and market-academia relationships. Rebecca Tipton is the P...
Title:Ideology, Ethics And Policy Development In Public Service Interpreting And TranslationFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:248 pages, 9.31 × 6.05 × 0.54 inShipping dimensions:9.31 × 6.05 × 0.54 inPublished:May 8, 2017Publisher:Multilingual MattersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1783097515

ISBN - 13:9781783097517


Table of Contents

IntroductionPart 1: (Re-)Defining Concepts and Policy Contexts1. Ingrid Cáceres Würsig: Interpreters in History: A Reflection on the Question of Loyalty2. M. Rosario Martín Ruano: Developing PSIT under the Paradigm of Recognition: Towards Diversity-sensitive Discourses on Ethics in PSIT3. Rebecca Tipton: Interpreting-as-Conflict: PSIT in Third Sector Organizations and the Impact of Third Way Politics4. Paola Gentile: Political Ideology and the De-Professionalization of Public Service Interpreting: The Netherlands and the United Kingdom as Case Studies5. María Brander de la Iglesia: 'A Sea of Troubles': Ethical Dilemmas from War Zones to the ClassroomPart 2: Experiences from the Field6. Carmen Valero-Garcés: Ethical Codes and their Impact on Prison Communication7. Jérôme Devaux: Virtual Presence, Ethics, and Videoconference Interpreting: Insights from Court Settings8. Heidi Salaets and Katalin Balogh: Participants' and Interpreters' Perception of the Interpreter's Role in Interpreter-mediated Investigative Interviews of Minors: Belgium and Italy as a Case9. MaÅgorzata Tryuk: Conflict. Tension. Aggression. Ethical Issues in Interpreted Asylum Hearings at the Office for Foreigners in Warsaw10. Marjory A. Bancroft: The Voice of Compassion: Exploring Trauma-informed Interpreting Notes on ContributorsIndex

Editorial Reviews

Ideology, Ethics and Policy Development in Public Service Interpreting and Translation is a wonderful contribution to Interpreting Studies, because it brings together the world of academia (current research exploring ideological, policy-making and ethical issues) and voices from the field, thus consolidating theory and practice.