Reading Between the Signs: Intercultural Communication for Sign Language Interpreters by Anna MindessReading Between the Signs: Intercultural Communication for Sign Language Interpreters by Anna Mindess

Reading Between the Signs: Intercultural Communication for Sign Language Interpreters

byAnna Mindess

Paperback | October 14, 2014

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InReading Between the Signs, Anna Mindess provides a perspective on a culture that is not widely understood-American Deaf culture. With the collaboration of three distinguished Deaf consultants, Mindess explores the implications of cultural differences at the intersection of the Deaf and hearing worlds.

Used in sign language interpreter training programs worldwide,Reading Between the Signsis a resource for students, working interpreters and other professionals. This important new edition retains practical techniques that enable interpreters to effectively communicate their clients' intent, while its timely discussion of the interpreter's role is broadened in a cultural context.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

New chapter explores the changing landscape of the interpreting field and discusses the concepts of Deafhood and Deaf heart.
This examination of using Deaf interpreters pays respect to the profession, details techniques and shows the benefits of collaboration.
Anna Mindess has worked as a sign language interpreter in business, legal, educational, medical, video relay and performing arts settings for more than thirty years. A noted author, educator, consultant and trainer, she has presented lectures and workshops on cultural issues across the U.S. and internationally. She is co-creator, with ...
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Title:Reading Between the Signs: Intercultural Communication for Sign Language InterpretersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.88 inPublished:October 14, 2014Publisher:QuercusLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:194117602X

ISBN - 13:9781941176023

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Essential reading for anyone working with Deaf people or seeking a greater understanding of communication between Deaf and hearing culture.-Ai-Media