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To interpret or translate? That is the question

Horwath, J and Shardlow, SM 2000, 'To interpret or translate? That is the question' , Social Work in Europe, 7 (2) , pp. 36-40.

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Abstract

There has been a rapid growth of trans-national education and training in social work but little attention has been given to the importance of developing effective communication through the process of interpretation. Drawing on experiences in working with colleagues in Eastern and Central Europe this paper explores some of the issues in the development of good practice in this trans-national education across linguistic boundaries. Using case examples from the Czech Republic and Ukraine, this paper explores some of the issues and dilemmas educators and translators face when working together to plan and deliver a transnational social work programme. We conclude with a code of practice for interpretation in the context of trans-national social work education.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Justice Research
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Journal or Publication Title: Social Work in Europe
Publisher: Russell House
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1353-1670
Depositing User: Users 29196 not found.
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2010 15:49
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:04
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/3080

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