Fontes, Lisa A. (2008) Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families. New York: Guilford Press
Fontes, Lisa A. (2009) Interviewing Clients across Cultures. New York: Guildford Press
I’m not going to write a long post about these two books, but it’s not because I don’t find them useful. In fact, my primary reason for posting is to strongly recommend them to interpreters and to all professionals who work in multicultural or multilingual settings. There’s a fine line between exploring cultures and descending into generalizations and stereotypes. There are few non-interpreters who really ‘get’ interpreting and interpreters. Fontes, in my opinion, does an excellent job in both areas.