9781877864735

Reading Between the Signs

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  • ISBN13:

    9781877864735

  • ISBN10:

    1877864730

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-07-01
  • Publisher: Intercultural Pr
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Summary

A ground-breaking book for sign language interpreters. It addresses the implications of cultural differences between the Deaf and Hearing worlds. Written in collaboration with three distinguished Deaf leaders.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Sharon Neumann Solow
Acknowledgments xi
Part 1---Background
Introduction
1(16)
The Study of Culture
17(22)
Selected Topics in Intercultural Communication
39(30)
Do Americans Really Have a Culture?
69(12)
American Deaf Culture
81(46)
Part 2---Practical Applications
The Impact of Cultural Differences on Interpreting Situations
127(26)
The Interpreter's Role and Responsibilities
153(32)
Techniques for Cultural Adjustments
185(22)
Cultural Sensitivity Shouldn't End at Five O'Clock
207(22)
Afterword 229(2)
Dr. Thomas K. Holcomb
Glossary of Terms 231(4)
Bibliography 235(8)
About the Author and Contributors 243(2)
Index 245

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