European Society for Translation Studies

Founded in Vienna in 1992, the Society now has members in more than 46 countries. It functions as a network for research, a forum for exchange, and a center for research resources.

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Sampling 2: generalizing from case studies

Sampling 2: generalizing from case studies   Daniel Gile 18 July, 2006   In a previous text (Sampling-based studies as case studies), it was pointed out that generally, one or more dimensions of a phenomenon are controlled in a study …

Sampling 1: Sampling-based studies as case studies

Sampling 1: Sampling-based studies as case studies   Daniel Gile 12 July 2006 The concept of sampling implies the idea that what is sampled is representative of a larger entity with similar characteristics. Thus, the most fundamental property sought in a …

Where to get the questions from? The importance of preliminary qualitative research

Where to get the questions from? The importance of preliminary qualitative research. Delia Chiaro, University of Bologna at Forlì In questionnaire based survey research wording is all important because the way in which a question is couched affects respondents’ understanding of what is being asked of …

Reasons for piloting questionnaires

Reasons for piloting questionnaires   Daniel Gile March 30, 2006 In a previous text (Do respondents to surveys tell the truth?) explanations were given as to why bias from respondents in surveys might distort the image of reality generated by …

Publishers and Academics: Partnerships or Power relationships?

Publishers and Academics: Partnerships or Power relationships? February 19, 2006   Daniel Gile Université Lyon 2, France daniel.gile@laposte.net Elsevier has just published its 14-volume Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Just before publication, authors received a circular mail informing them that according to “company …