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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The changes have resulted in the emergence of a new kind of economy which means a radically altered context for translation activity . The chapter then explores differ- ent aspects of this context in terms of the goods produced in the ...
A more proactive view of the translator and translation also means inter- rogating the ends of translation in an era when the ( technical , economic ) means of translation have increased exponentially .
Competitive advantage in translation terms generally means getting the job done faster than rivals , and doing this usually involves access to newer technology . The chapter considers the implications for translators of dif- ferential ...
Does openness mean the end of diversity or does diversity carry with it the promise of openness ? It is in this context that an argument is advanced in favour of a new translation ecology which attaches due importance to particularism ...
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