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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ulrich Beck; Edgar Grande
|ISBN:||9780745635620 0745635628 0745635636 9780745635637|
|Language Note:||Translated from the German.|
|Description:||xiii, 311 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Contents Foreword Chapter 1 Introduction: The European Malady and Why the Idea of a Cosmopolitan Europe Could Evolve. Chapter 2 The Reflexive Modernization of Europe. Chapter 3 The Cosmopolitan Empire: The State and Power in the Case of Europeanization. Chapter 4 Europe's Social Arena: On the Variable Dynamic of her Borders. Chapter 5 Strategies for the Cosmopolitanization of Europe. Chapter 6 Diversity and Acceptance: Pan-European Social Conflict and the Political Dynamic. Chapter 7 On the Dialectics of Globalization and Europeanization:Without Oppositions to a Cosmopolitan Europe. Chapter 8 A Cosmopolitan Vision for Europe Bibliography Detailed Contents Preface 1 Introduction: The European Malaise and Why the Idea of Cosmopolitan Europe Could Overcome It 1 Rethinking Europe 2 What is meant by Cosmopolitan Europe? 2.1 What is Europe? 2.2 What is cosmopolitanism? 2.3 Sociological and political cosmopolitanism: from the national to the cosmopolitan outlook in research on Europe Institutionalised cosmopolitanism Deformed cosmopolitanism Cosmopolitan realism 3 European self-delusions 3.1 The national self-delusion 3.2 The neo-liberal self-delusion 3.3 The technocratic self-delusion 3.4 The Eurocentric self-delusion 2 The Reflexive Modernisation of Europe 1 From the first to the second modernity: Europeanization revisited --
from the perspective of the theory of reflexive modernisation 2 Europe and the reflexive modernisation of state and society 3 The inclusive Europe 4 Europeanization as regime of side-effects 5 Europeanization as transformative regime 6 Europeanization as self propelling regime 3 Cosmopolitan Empire: Statehood and Political Authority in the Process of Europeanization 1 The national either/or-Europe and its predicaments 2 State and empire 2.1 What is meant by empire? 2.2 State and empire in comparison 2.3 Empire and models of international order in comparison 2.4 Imperium and empire: historical variants of imperial constitution of order 2.5 Features of the European Empire Feature 1: Asymmetrical political order Feature 2: Open, variable spatial structure Feature 3: Multi-national societal structure Feature 4: Integration through law, consensus and co-operation Feature 5: Welfare vs. security Feature 6: Horizontal and vertical institutional integration Feature 7: Network power Feature 8: Cosmopolitan sovereignty Feature 9: Ambivalence of delimitation and limitation Feature 10: Emancipatory vs. repressive cosmopolitanism 3 European Empire and the transcendence of the nation-state 3.1 The function of the nation-states in the European Empire 3.2 The modus operandi of the European Empire 4 European sovereignty as a positive-sum game 4.1 The politics of interdependence 4.2 The politics of golden handcuffs: on the reflexive self-interest of cosmopolitan states 4.3 Capital of trust: obligating others 5 The cosmopolitan organization of diversity: the European Empire and its contradictions Constitutional tolerance Transnational diversity Tran.
|Responsibility:||Ulrich Beck & Edgar Grande ; translated by Ciaran Cronin.|
"A sociological diagnosis of cosmopolitanization that is frequently original and at times breathtaking." Global Networks "An important stimulus to how Europeans can seek to understand critically what