Applying Luhmann to Translation Studies: Translation in Society

1st Edition

Sergey Tyulenev

Published September 26, 2011
Reference - 236 Pages
ISBN 9780415892308 - CAT# Y117148
Series: Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

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This book deals with one of the most prominent and promising developments in modern Translation Studies--the sociology of translation. Tyulenev develops an original way of applying Luhmann's Social Systems Theory to translation, viewing translation as a social-systemic boundary phenomenon. The book consists of two major parts: in the first, translation is described as a system in its own right with its systemic properties; in the second part, translation is viewed as a social subsystem and as a boundary phenomenon in the overall social system.

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