Cover

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Title Page, Copyright Page

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Contents

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p. v

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Introduction

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p. vii

The Studies in Interpretation Series that began in 2003 continues now with volume 2 in 2005. We originally proposed this series of volumes dedicated to empirical research related to interpretation and translation...

Part 1: Working Conditions

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The Prevalence of Occupational Overuse Syndrome in Sign Language Interpreters in Australia—What a Pain!

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pp. 3-70

Occupational health and safety (OHS) issues have been the focus of much discussion and research over the past two decades. Attention has been given to the effects of exposure to environmental factors such as heat, noise, dust, and vibration; physical factors such as workstation design (Moore, Wells, & Ranney, 1991); the length....

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Attitudes of Deaf Leaders Toward Signed Language Interpreters and Interpreting

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pp. 71-92

Elderly deaf leaders who witnessed the emergence of signed language interpreting as a paid profession in the 1960s were inclined to view interpreters as friends and/or protectors of deaf people. The then newly paid profession of interpreting caught many elderly deaf persons...

Part II: Practice

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What Are You Suggesting? Interpreting Innuendo Between ASL and English

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pp. 95-135

Interpretation of innuendo is a complicated undertaking. This is true for monolingual users of a language, but even more so for professionals who are interpreting live and interactive discourse. To gain a better understanding of effective strategies for interpreting innuendo, one must...

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Ethnographic Research on the Use of Visually Based Regulators for Teachers and Interpreters

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pp. 136-161

Recent studies (Winston, 2001; Roy, 2000; Ramsey 1997) reported difficulties experienced by students in participating in interpreted activities, despite the fact that the provision of interpreting services is intended...

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A Study of the Complex Nature of Interpreting with Deaf Students in Higher Education

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pp. 162-187

Study and research related to the U.K. deaf community and their language is a relatively new phenomenon, dating back only to the mid 1970s. The first studies focused on the effects of auditory deprivation on children, their intellect, and their education (Brennan...

Contributors

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p. 188

Index

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pp. 189-201