Medical Interpreting and Cross-Cultural Communication

Medical Interpreting and Cross-Cultural Communication
Language: 
ISBN10: 
0521066778
ISBN13: 
9780521066778
Pages: 
168
Published: 
March 1st 2008 by Cambridge University Press
Rating: 
3.0

Claudia Angelelli explores the role of medical interpreters, drawing on data from over 300 medical encounters as well as interviews with the interpreters. Bringing together literature from social theory, social psychology, and linguistic anthropology, this book will appeal to anyone concerned with the intricacies of medical interpreting, particularly researchers, communication specialists, policy makers, and practitioners.

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