Constructing a Sociology of Translation (Benjamins by Michaela Wolf, Alexandra Fukari

By Michaela Wolf, Alexandra Fukari

The view of translation as a socially regulated job has spread out a huge box of analysis within the previous few years. This quantity bargains with primary questions of the recent area and goals to give a contribution to the conceptualisation of a common sociology of translation. Interdisciplinary in technique, it discusses the position of significant representatives of sociology like Pierre Bourdieu, Bruno Latour, Bernard Lahire, Anthony Giddens or Niklas Luhmann in developing a theoretical framework for a sociology of translation. Drawing on methodologies from sociology and integrating them into translation reports, the publication questions a few of the tested different types during this self-discipline and demands a redefinition of long-assumed rules. The contributions exhibit the social involvement of translation in quite a few fields and concentration particularly at the translator’s place in an rising sociology of translation, Bourdieu’s effect in conceptualising this new sub-discipline, methodological questions and a sociologically orientated meta-discussion of translation reports.

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