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.
... societies at national and international level are wide - ranging and Translation and Globalization examines the specific consequences of these changes for translation and translators . However , the work goes further in arguing that ...
... 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 Introduction.
attempts to understand the specific role of translation in this particular moment of human history . Secondly , my hope is to show translation students and teachers that translation is not only useful but interesting .
The chapter then considers the specific technical and economic reasons for Ireland's emergence as one of the most important centres in the world for the translation of computer materials . This dramatic transformation of the fortunes of ...
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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