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Constructing a sociology of translation [electronic resource] / edited by Michaela Wolf, Alexandra Fukari.

Contributor(s): Wolf, Michaela | Fukari, Alexandra.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Benjamins translation library: v. 74.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., c2007Description: 1 online resource (vi, 226 p.).ISBN: 9789027292063 (electronic bk.); 902729206X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Translating and interpreting -- Social aspects | Traduction -- Aspect social | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Translating & InterpretingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Constructing a sociology of translation.DDC classification: 418/.02 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Constructing a Sociology of Translation; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Introduction: The emergence of a sociology of translation; I. The debate on the translator's position in an emerging sociology of translation; II. Bourdieu's influence in conceptualising a sociology of translation; III. Mapping the field; IV. Constructing a sociologyof translation studies; Author index; Subject index; The series Benjamins Translation Library.
Summary: The view of translation as a socially regulated activity has opened up a broad field of research in the last few years. This volume deals with central questions of the new domain and aims to contribute to the conceptualisation of a general sociology of translation. Interdisciplinary in approach, it discusses the role of major representatives of sociology like Pierre Bourdieu, Bruno Latour, Bernard Lahire, Anthony Giddens or Niklas Luhmann in establishing a theoretical framework for a sociology of translation. Drawing on methodologies from sociology and integrating them into translation studies.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Constructing a Sociology of Translation; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Introduction: The emergence of a sociology of translation; I. The debate on the translator's position in an emerging sociology of translation; II. Bourdieu's influence in conceptualising a sociology of translation; III. Mapping the field; IV. Constructing a sociologyof translation studies; Author index; Subject index; The series Benjamins Translation Library.

The view of translation as a socially regulated activity has opened up a broad field of research in the last few years. This volume deals with central questions of the new domain and aims to contribute to the conceptualisation of a general sociology of translation. Interdisciplinary in approach, it discusses the role of major representatives of sociology like Pierre Bourdieu, Bruno Latour, Bernard Lahire, Anthony Giddens or Niklas Luhmann in establishing a theoretical framework for a sociology of translation. Drawing on methodologies from sociology and integrating them into translation studies.

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