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Globalization, Political Violence and Translation

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Written by leading scholars in a range of disciplines (from law, philosophy, politics and sociology to media studies and translation studies), this book provides key insights into the globalization of violence and the role of translation in this context, and includes detailed empirical analyses of media representations and translators accounts.

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Overview

Written by leading scholars in a range of disciplines (from law, philosophy, politics and sociology to media studies and translation studies), this book provides key insights into the globalization of violence and the role of translation in this context, and includes detailed empirical analyses of media representations and translators accounts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230218819
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 6/15/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

ESPERANZA BIELSA is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Leicester, UK. She is author of The Latin American Urban Crnica: Between Literature and Mass Culture (2006), and co-author, with Susan Bassnett, of Translation in Global News (2008).

CHRISTOPHER W. HUGHES is Professor of International and Japanese Politics in the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, UK. He is the author of Japans Re-Emergence as a Normal Military Power (2004) and Japans Security Agenda: Military, Economic and Environmental Dimensions (2004).

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Globalization, Political Violence and Translation: An Introduction—E.Bielsa
PART I: INTERPRETING GLOBAL VIOLENCE
Terminal Paradox of Globalization—K.Tester
Translating Terror: Siting Truth, Justice and Rights Amidst the Two 'Terror' Wars—U.Baxi
Ethics and Violence—A.Aguilera
The Sovereign, the Martyr and 'Just War' Beyond the Jus Publicum Europaeum: The Dilemma of Political Theology—S.Wiegel
PART II: NARRATIVES OF GLOBAL TERROR
Semantic Asymmetries and 'The War on Terror'—M.Montgomery
Missiles in Athens and Tanks at Heathrow: Urban Security and the Materialization of 'Global Threat'—S.Price
Between Exceptionalism and Universalism: Photography as Cultural Diplomacy—L.Kennedy
PART III: TRANSLATING TERROR
Translation, Ethics and Ideology in a Violent Globalizing World—M.Tymoczko
Translation - 9/11: Terrorism, Immigration, Language Politics—E.Apter
Translators in War Zones: Ethics Under Fire in Iraq—M.Inghilleri
Resisting State Terror: Theorizing Communities of Activist Translators and Interpreters—M.Baker
Conclusion: Globalization, Political Violence and Security—C.W.Hughes
Index

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