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Title: Applying Luhmann to Translation Studies
Subtitle: Translation in Society
Written By: Sergey Tyulenev
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415892308/
Series Title: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Translation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415892308
Pages: 236
Prices: U.K. £ 90.00
U.S. $ 125.00