Interpreting as mediation of migrants’ agency and institutional support. A case analysis

Interpreting as mediation of migrants’ agency and institutional support. A case analysis •Public service interpreting is mediation of language and culture.•Migrants’ social problems are constructed through language mediation.•Language mediation means coordination of interpreter–mediated interactions.•Coordination means expanding, checking, supporting and avoiding conflict.•Mediation is intercultural as it enhances social attention to migrants’ problems. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Pragmatics Elsevier

Interpreting as mediation of migrants’ agency and institutional support. A case analysis

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
ISSN
0378-2166
eISSN
1879-1387
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.pragma.2017.11.012
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Abstract

•Public service interpreting is mediation of language and culture.•Migrants’ social problems are constructed through language mediation.•Language mediation means coordination of interpreter–mediated interactions.•Coordination means expanding, checking, supporting and avoiding conflict.•Mediation is intercultural as it enhances social attention to migrants’ problems.

Journal

Journal of PragmaticsElsevier

Published: Feb 1, 2018

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