Assessing Cultural Differences in Translations: A Semantic Network Analysis of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  title={Assessing Cultural Differences in Translations: A Semantic Network Analysis of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights},
  author={Kyounghee Hazel Kwon and George A. Barnett and Hao Chen},
  journal={Journal of International and Intercultural Communication},
  pages={107 - 138}
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