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 ...
... and by extension translation studies , is ideally placed to understand both the transnational movement that is ... that is the particular strength of the activity and why it is so important to contemporary self - understanding .
It is difficult to see , however , how translation studies could be taken seriously as a branch of human enquiry if all the discipline had to offer to contemporary attempts to understand the new global order was a number of fast - track ...
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 .
It links the trans - national dimension to the experience of other post - colonial nation - states and shows how fundamental the diasporas are to any understanding of how post - colonial states now operate . The chapter then considers ...
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