Medical Interpreting and Cross-cultural Communication by Claudia V. AngelelliMedical Interpreting and Cross-cultural Communication by Claudia V. Angelelli

Medical Interpreting and Cross-cultural Communication

byClaudia V. Angelelli

Paperback | June 19, 2008

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Claudia Angelelli explores the role of medical interpreters, drawing on data from over 300 medical encounters as well as interviews with the interpreters. Bringing together literature from social theory, social psychology, and linguistic anthropology, this book will appeal to anyone concerned with the intricacies of medical interpreting, particularly researchers, communication specialists, policy makers, and practitioners.
Title:Medical Interpreting and Cross-cultural CommunicationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.39 inPublished:June 19, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521066778

ISBN - 13:9780521066778

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Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Prologue; 1. Questioning invisibility; 2. Communication in the medical encounter; 3. A different set of lenses; 4. California Hope: a public hospital in changing times; 5. Putting it all together; 6. Finding visibility; 7. Interpreters' voices; 8. Emerging metaphors and final words; References; Index.

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