Constructing a sociology of translation

  title={Constructing a sociology of translation},
  author={Michaela Wolf and Alexandra Fukari},
1. Introduction: The emergence of a sociology of translation (by Wolf, Michaela) 2. Part I. The debate on the translator's position in an emerging sociology of translation 3. Priests, princes and pariahs: Constructing the professional field of translation (by Prunc, Erich) 4. Translation, irritation and resonance (by Hermans, Theo) 5. Part II. Bourdieu's influence in conceptualising a sociology of translation 6. Objectivation, reflexivite et traduction: Pour une re-lecture bourdieusienne de la… Expand
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