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TitleGlobalization, political violence and translation / edited by Esperanza Bielsa and Christopher W. Hughes
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
Edition 1st ed
Descript xi, 260p. ; 23 cm


Globalization, political violence and translation: an introduction. -- The terminal paradox pf globalization. -- Translating terror: siting truth, justice and rights amidst of two 'Terror' wars. -- Ethics and violence. -- The sovereign, the martyr and 'Just War' beyond the Jus Publicum Europaeum: the dilemma of political theology, discussed via Carl Schmitt and Walter Benjamin. -- Semantic asymmetries and the "War on terror' -- Missiles in Athens and tanks at Heathrow: urban security and the materialization of 'Global' threat. -- Between exceptionalism and universalism: photography as cultural diplomacy. -- Translation, ethics and ideology in a violent globalizing world. -- Translation-9/11: terrorism, immigration, language politics. -- Translators in war zones: ethics under fire in Iraq. -- Resisting state terror: theorizing communities of activist translators and interpreters. -- Conclusion: globalization, political violence and security.

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