The Critical Link 4

Professionalisation of interpreting in the community

Selected papers from the 4th International Conference on Interpreting in Legal, Health and Social Service Settings, Stockholm, Sweden, 20-23 May 2004

Editors
| Linköping University
| Stockholm University
| Stockholm University
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This book is a collection of papers presented in Stockholm, at the fourth Critical Link conference. The book is a well-balanced mix of academic research and texts of a more practical, professional character.

The introducing article explicitly addresses the issue of professionalism and how this has been dealt with in research on interpreting. The following two sections provide examples of recent research, applying various theoretical approaches. Section four reports on the development of current, more or less local standards. Section five raises issues of professional ideology. The final section tells about new training initiatives and programmes. All contributions were selected because of their relevance to the theme of professionalisation of interpreting in the community.

The volume is the fourth in a series, documenting the advance of a whole new empirical and professional field. It is of central interest for all people involved in this development, interpreters, researchers, trainers and others.

[Benjamins Translation Library, 70]  2007.  x, 314 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
ix–x
Foreword: Interpreting professions, professionalisation and professionalism
Cecilia Wadensjö
1–8
Critical linking up
9
Critical linking up: Kinship and convergence in interpreting studies
Franz Pöchhacker
11–23
Interpreters on duty in Interaction: Studies of micro dynamics
25
The interpreter in multi-party medical encounters
Amalia Amato
27–38
Interpreting in asylum hearings: Issues of saving face
Sonja Pöllabauer
39–52
Conversational dynamics as an instructional resource in interpreter-mediated technical settings
Birgit Apfelbaum
53–63
A data driven analysis of telephone interpreting
Brett Allen Rosenberg
65–76
Interpreters in the community: Studies of macro dynamics
77
Interpreter-mediated police interviews: Working as a professional team
Isabelle Perez and Christine W.L. Wilson
79–93
Community interpreting in Poland
Malgorzata Tryuk
95–105
Alternative futures for a National Institute of Translation: A case study from Malaysia
Roger T. Bell
107–119
The interpreter’s ‘third client’: Interpreters, professionalism and interpreting agencies
Uldis Ozolins
121–131

Developing local standards

133
The Swedish system of authorizing interpreters
Leena Idh
135–138
Establishment, maintenance and development of a national register
Ann Corsellis, Jan Cambridge, Nicky Glegg and Sarah Robson
139–150
From Aequitas to Aequalitas: Establishing standards in legal interpreting and translation in the European Union
Erik Hertog, Ann Corsellis, Kirsten Wolch Rasmussen and Yolanda Vanden Bosch
151–165
The California standards for healthcare interpreters: Ethical principles, protocols and guidance on role and intervention
Claudia V. Angelelli, Niels Agger-Gupta, Carola E. Green and Linda Okahara
167–177
Professional ideology: Food for thought
179
Professionalisation of interpreting with the community: Refining the model
Graham H. Turner
181–192
Why bother? Institutionalisation, interpreter decisions and power relations
Stephanie Jo Kent
193–204
The interpreter as advocate: Malaysian court interpreting as a case in point
Zubaidah Ibrahim
205–213
Professionalisation on interpreters: The case of mental health care
Abdelhak Elghezouani
215–225
Professional stocks of interactional knowledge in the interpreter’s profession
Satu Leinonen
227–240
Aristotelian ethics and modern professional interpreting
Patrick Kermit
241–249
Improving and assessing professional skills: Training initiatives and programmes
251
Formative assessment: Using peer and self-assessment in interpreter training
Yvonne Fowler
253–262
Interpreter internship program: Forging employer and community partnerships
Sheila Johnston
263–271
On-line and between the lines: The internet and glossary production for public service interpreters
Jane Straker
273–282
A bachelor programme in interpreting: An example from the Netherlands
Beppie van den Bogaerde
283–295
From helpers to professionals: Training of community interpreters in Sweden
Helge Niska
297–310
Index
311–314
“Just as the Critical Link conferences are a must for anyone interested in the many facets of community interpreting, the proceedings containing the most essential papers are a vital record that will enable us to document the past, present and future of this fascinating endeavour.”
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Subjects

Translation & Interpreting Studies

Interpreting
BIC Subject: CFP – Translation & interpretation
BISAC Subject: LAN023000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Translating & Interpreting
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2007060743