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Name: Jemina  M. Napier
Institution: Macquarie University
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Homepage: http://www.ling.mq.edu.au/about/staff/napier_jemina/index.html
State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Translation
Selected Publications: (2002). Sign language interpreting: Linguistic coping strategies. Gloucestershire: Douglas McLean (Forest Bookshop).
Announced on LINGUIST :  Research Methods in Interpreting
Dissertation Director * of: Interpreting by Design: A study of aptitude, ability and achievement in Australian sign language interpreters
(Karen Bontempo, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Linguistic Coping Strategies of Sign Language Interpreters

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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