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The cosmopolitan vision

Author: Ulrich Beck; Ciaran Cronin
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2006.
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"In this new book, Ulrich Beck develops his now widely used concepts of second modernity, risk society and reflexive sociology into a radical new sociological analysis of the cosmopolitan implications of globalization. Beck draws extensively on empirical and theoretical analyses of such phenomena as migration, war and terror, as well as a range of literary and historical works, to weave a rich discursive web in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrich Beck; Ciaran Cronin
ISBN: 0745633986 9780745633985 0745633994 9780745633992
OCLC Number: 60838007
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: ix, 201 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: What is Cosmopolitan about the Cosmopolitan Vision ---
PART ONE. Cosmopolitan Realism. Chapter 1. Global Sense, Sense of Boundarylessness: The Distinction between Philosophical and Social Scientific Cosmopolitanism --
Chapter 2. The Truth of Others: On the Cosmopolitan Treatment of Difference - Distinctions, Misunderstandings, Paradoxes --
Chapter 3. Cosmopolitan Society and its Adversaries ---
PART TWO. Concretizations, Prospects. Chapter 4. The Politics of Politics: On the Dialectic of Cosmopolitanization and Anti-Cosmopolitanization --
Chapter 5. War is Peace: On Postnational War. Chapter 6. Cosmopolitan Europe: Reality and Utopia.
Other Titles: Kosmopolitische Blick.
Responsibility: by Ulrich Beck ; translated by Ciaran Cronin.

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