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Title: Coordinating Participation in Dialogue Interpreting
Edited By: Claudio Baraldi
Laura Gavioli
URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/btl.102
Series Title: Benjamins Translation Library 102
Description:

Dialogue interpreting, which takes place in institutional settings such as legal proceedings, healthcare contexts, work meetings or media talk, has attracted increasing attention in translation, language and communication studies. Drawing on transcribed sequences of authentic talk, this volume raises questions about aspects of interpreting that have been taken for granted, challenging preconceived notions about differences between professional and non-professional interpreting and pointing in new directions for future research. Collecting contributions from major scholars in the field of dialogue interpreting and interaction studies, the volume offers new insights into the relationship between interpreting and mediating. It addresses a wide readership, including students and scholars in translation and interpreting studies, mediation and negotiation studies, linguistics, sociology, communication studies, conversation analysis, discourse analysis.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
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