Complexity thinking in translation studies: Methodological considerations

This new publication, edited by Kobus Marais and Reine Meylaerts, highlights a range of perspectives on the ways in which complexity thinking might be applied in translation studies.

The book introduces the topic with a brief overview of the history and conceptualization of complexity thinking. The volume then frames complexity theory through a variety of lenses, including translation and society, interpreting studies, and Bible translation, to feature case studies in which complexity thinking has successfully been or might be applied within translation studies. Using complexity thinking in translation studies as a jumping off point from which to consider the broader implications of implementing quantitative approaches in qualitative research in the humanities, this volume is key reading for graduate students and scholars in translation studies, cultural studies, semiotics, and development studies.

More information is available here.

 

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