Language rights and linguistic justice in international law: Lost in translation?

Jacqueline Mowbray


Els drets a la traducció de les minories lingüístiques estan garantits en determinades circumstàncies per una sèrie de disposicions legals internacionals, però aquestes no sempre menen a la justícia lingüística. Aquest article explora per què, centrant-se en assumpcions integrades en el dret internacional sobre el paper de la traducció i la interpretació que limiten la capacitat dels drets lingüístics internacionals per oferir justícia lingüística. A partir de coneixements d'altres disciplines, en particular, la sociolingüística i els estudis de traducció i interpretació, assenyale quatre assumpcions errònies sobre la traducció incrustades en el discurs jurídic internacional: que la traducció és senzilla o simple; que la traducció és cara i poc pràctica; que la traducció només va de paraules; i que la traducció és neutral o apolítica. Cadascun d'aquests supòsits defectuosos limiten la capacitat del dret internacional per aconseguir justícia per a les persones parlants de llengües minoritàries.

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Dret internacional; drets humans; drets lingüístics; justícia lingüística; traducció

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