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Translation and the construction of the religious other : A sociological approach to english translations of islamic political discourse

@inproceedings{Elgindy2013TranslationAT,
  title={Translation and the construction of the religious other : A sociological approach to english translations of islamic political discourse},
  author={Ahmed Elgindy},
  year={2013}
}
Translations of texts associated with the phenomenon known as ‘political Islam’ into English remain largely unexplored. The main objective of the current thesis is to develop a sociological model for the study of translations of Islamic political discourse, based on the work of Pierre Bourdieu. The basic assumptions of Bourdieu's sociological theory are adapted to formulate a methodology for the study of translations of Hassan al-Banna’s Towards the Light, and Sayyid Qutb’s Social Justice in… 
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