The Status Quo and the Limitations of the Sociology of Translation Studies

@inproceedings{Guangjun2008TheSQ,
  title={The Status Quo and the Limitations of the Sociology of Translation Studies},
  author={Wu Guang-jun},
  year={2008}
}
Firstly,the paper elucidates on the origin of the sociology of Translation Studies and provides an analysis of the features of Bourdieu’s Theory of Practice,Luhmann’s Theory of Social Systems and Latour’s Actor-Network Theory,as well as their core concepts: field,habitus,capital,system,and network. Then,the progress of the sociology of Translation Studies since the 1990s is outlined,and at once its limitations are pointed out: centrifugation,relativism and ethnography in terms of ontology… CONTINUE READING

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