Translation and Globalization
Psychology Press, 2003 - 197 pages
Translation and Globalization is essential reading for anyone with an interest in translation, or a concern for the future of our world's languages and cultures. This is a critical exploration of the ways in which radical changes to the world economy have affected contemporary translation.
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In this book , Michael Cronin looks at the changing geography of translation practice and offers new ways of understanding the role of the translator in globalized societies and economies . Drawing on examples and case studies from ...
Translation and Globalization takes a broad look at translation in a world trans- formed by the forces of globalization , with three aims in mind . Firstly , the study attempts to understand the specific role of translation in this 2 ...
Although the received wisdom is that globalization spells the end of the nation - state , the chapter chal- lenges this notion and looks at the particular relationship between translation and the developmental state .
Chapter 5 looks at the world in a minor key . Current trends point to the alarm- ing fragility of the linguistic ecosystem of the planet and the unprecedented rate of language loss . Not only are the majority of the world's minority ...
In particular , the chapter looks at how , in various areas such as training and research , the minor- ity perspective might be brought to bear on translation studies . Consideration is also given to how , from a nomadic translation ...
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