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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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 . Michael Cronin is Dean of the Joint Faculty of Humanities and Director ...
Appropriately enough , for a work published on the eve of a new century , it looked to the future and reported back on what it saw . The new world is now the United States of the World and the ' English race ' has conquered the globe .
It is by showing those outside the discipline ( and within too , of course ) that translation engages with questions which are of real importance for the past , present and future of humanity that they are likely to listen .
Chapter 4 examines key features of globalization which impact on any future politics of translation , namely time , the rise of supra - national institutions and organizations , automation and the economic might of specific languages .
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