Sign language interpreting

theory and practice

Jemina Napier, Rachel Locker McKee, Della Goswell

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This new edition provides an updated overview of the profession, introducing contemporary theoretical and applied aspects of interpreting practice. Drawing on international sources, it discusses the interpreting process, the role of the interpreter, professionalism and ethics, as well as challenges and strategies for working in particular settings, and using specialist interpreting skills. Each chapter includes thought questions that guide readers to reflect on the information and issues presented. The book is a valuable resource for sign language and interpreting students, interpreters entering the profession, as well as an international reference book for sign language interpreter practitioners, trainers and researchers.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLeichhardt, NSW
PublisherFederation Press
Number of pages238
ISBN (Print)9781760021719
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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    Napier, J., McKee, R. L., & Goswell, D. (2018). Sign language interpreting: theory and practice. (3 ed.) Leichhardt, NSW: Federation Press.