Rakefet Sela-Sheffy

List of John Benjamins publications for which Rakefet Sela-Sheffy plays a role.

Titles

Identity and Status in the Translational Professions

Edited by Rakefet Sela-Sheffy and Miriam Shlesinger †

[Benjamins Current Topics, 32] 2011. xiii, 282 pp.
Subjects Translation Studies
Subjects Interpreting | Translation Studies

Profession, Identity and Status: Translators and Interpreters as an Occupational Group

Edited by Rakefet Sela-Sheffy and Miriam Shlesinger †

Special issue of Translation and Interpreting Studies 4:2 (2009) v, 136 pp.
Subjects Interpreting | Translation Studies

Articles

Sela-Sheffy, Rakefet and Miriam Shlesinger † 2009 IntroductionProfession, Identity and Status: Translators and Interpreters as an Occupational Group, Sela-Sheffy, Rakefet and Miriam Shlesinger † (eds.), pp. 123–134
Article
Given the relative invisibility of translators and interpreters as an occupation, they are hardly studied as a social group, either in the field of TS or in the sociology of professions. Our research aims to analyze their construction of a sense of an occupational identity and strategies of status… read more | Chapter
Focusing on translators as a cultural-professional group, this article mobilizes the Bourdieusian concepts of field and habitus for explaining the tension between the constrained and the versatile nature of translators’ action, as determined by their cultural group-identification and by their… read more | Article
Sela-Sheffy, Rakefet 2000 The Suspended Potential of Culture Research in TSTarget 12:2, pp. 345–355
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