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.
The Internet , new technology , machine translation and the emergence of a worldwide , multi - million dollar translation industry have dramatically altered the complex relationship between translators , language and power .
If we consider the relationship between translation and new technology to be one of the key features of translation in a global age , then we quickly become aware of one of the problems with literature in the area .
The chapter then explores different aspects of this context in terms of the goods produced in the new global economy and the relationship between culture and translation ...
Although the received wisdom is that globalization spells the end of the nation - state , the chapter challenges this notion and looks at the particular relationship between translation and the developmental state .
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