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Reflexive Translation Studies

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ISBN: 9781787352513 Year: Pages: 174 DOI: 10.14324/111.9781787352513 Language: English
Publisher: UCL Press
Subject: Linguistics
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In the past decades, translation studies have increasingly focused on the ethical dimension of translational activity, with an emphasis on reflexivity to assert the role of the researcher in highlighting issues of visibility, creativity and ethics. In Reflexive Translation Studies, Silvia Kadiu investigates the viability of theories that seek to empower translation by making visible its transformative dimension; for example, by championing the visibility of the translating subject, the translator’s right to creativity, the supremacy of human translation or an autonomous study of translation. Inspired by Derrida’s deconstructive thinking, Kadiu presents practical ways of challenging theories that argue reflexivity is the only way of developing an ethical translation. She questions the capacity of reflexivity to counteract the power relations at play in translation (between minor and dominant languages, for example) and problematises affirmative claims about (self-)knowledge by using translation itself as a process of critical reflection.

Engaging with Policy, Practice and Publics

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ISBN: 9781447350415 Year: Pages: 186 Language: English
Publisher: Policy Press
Subject: Political Science
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Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. Engagement with non-academic groups and actors – such as policy-makers, industry, charities and activist groups, communities, and the public – in the co-production of knowledge and real-world impact is increasingly important in academic research. Drawing on empirical research, interdisciplinary methodologies, and broad international perspectives, this collection offers a critical examination of the liminal space of interactions between policy and research as spaces of difference and engagement, showing them to be far from apolitical.

The Group as an Education Resource in Guidance Processes (Book chapter)

Book title: Employability & Competences

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Book Series: Studies on Adult Learning and Education ISSN: 27045781 ISBN: 9788864536729 Year: Volume: 8 DOI: 10.36253/978-88-6453-672-9.40
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: Education
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The aim of this paper is to see what happens when reflective practice is used in a guidance intervention made with a group. Fifty university students took part in 3 focus group sessions during which they could discuss the issue of guidance and the choices and construction of a life plan. The results show a clear perception of wellness and usefulness in the educational experience, based on the possibility of knowing oneself, comparing oneself with others, activating systematic reflection on oneself and promoting change

Forme e figure della psicomotricità (Book chapter)

Book title: Public History of Education: riflessioni, testimonianze, esperienze

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Book Series: Studi e saggi ISSN: 27045919 ISBN: 9788855180092 Year: Volume: 204 DOI: 10.36253/978-88-5518-009-2.12
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: Education
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Psychomotor education became an educational practice around the 1960s. Its history, research and practices are affected by the educational transformation of a transmission or application model of intervention towards a global and relational educational process of the person through discovery, research and active practices. Starting from these references, psychomotor education is based on a personal epistemology of knowing and learning by the subject as a global, autopoietic, dynamic system, embodied in the context of action. However, the educational dimension of psychomotricity is not limited to the educational process alone. If its origin mostly presents a re-educational matrix, development has taken on a path of prevention, support and educational, re-educational and therapeutic support. Its cultural and theoretical references are complex and interdisciplinary and emphasize the domination of the autopoietic and self-referring subject of its future.

Topological Groups: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

ISBN: 9783038422686 9783038422693 Year: Pages: VIII, 220 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Mathematics
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In 1900, David Hilbert asked whether each locally euclidean topological group admits a Lie group structure. This was the fifth of his famous 23 questions which foreshadowed much of the mathematical creativity of the twentieth century. It required half a century of effort by several generations of eminent mathematicians until it was settled in the affirmative. These efforts resulted over time in the Peter-Weyl Theorem, the Pontryagin-van Kampen Duality Theorem for locally compact abelian groups, and finally the solution of Hilbert 5 and the structure theory of locally compact groups, through the combined work of Andrew Gleason, Kenkichi Iwasawa, Deane Montgomery, and Leon Zippin. For a presentation of Hilbert 5 see the 2014 book “Hilbert’s Fifth Problem and Related Topics” by the winner of a 2006 Fields Medal and 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics, Terence Tao.It is not possible to describe briefly the richness of the topological group theory and the many directions taken since Hilbert 5. The 900 page reference book in 2013 “The Structure of Compact Groups” by Karl H. Hofmann and Sidney A. Morris, deals with one aspect of compact group theory. There are several books on profinite groups including those written by John S. Wilson (1998) and by Luis Ribes and ‎Pavel Zalesskii (2012). The 2007 book “The Lie Theory of Connected Pro-Lie Groups” by Karl Hofmann and Sidney A. Morris, demonstrates how powerful Lie Theory is in exposing the structure of infinite-dimensional Lie groups.The study of free topological groups initiated by A.A. Markov, M.I. Graev and S. Kakutani, has resulted in a wealth of interesting results, in particular those of A.V. Arkhangelʹskiĭ and many of his former students who developed this topic and its relations with topology. The book “Topological Groups and Related Structures” by Alexander Arkhangelʹskii and Mikhail Tkachenko has a diverse content including much material on free topological groups. Compactness conditions in topological groups, especially pseudocompactness as exemplified in the many papers of W.W. Comfort, has been another direction which has proved very fruitful to the present day.

Generative Bildarbeit

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Book Series: Edition Kulturwissenschaft ISBN: 9783839450086 Year: Pages: 274 DOI: 10.14361/9783839450086 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag
Subject: Arts in general
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