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Author: Michael Heinlein; Cordula Kropp; Judith Neumer; Angelika Poferl; Regina Römhild
Publisher: Bielefeld : Transcript, 2014.
Series: Sozialtheorie.
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Global risks, mobilities and interdependencies transnationalize local life and working worlds. These processes lead to an inner globalization of societies in which worldwide constellations of "reflexive" (Ulrich Beck), "multiple" (Shmuel N. Eisenstadt), "entangled" (Shalini Randeria) and "global" (Arjun Appadurai) modernities simultaneously and immediately clash in social action: a process of cosmopolitanization in  Read more...
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Heinlein, Michael.
Futures of Modernity : Challenges for Cosmopolitical Thought and Practice.
Bielefeld : transcript, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Heinlein; Cordula Kropp; Judith Neumer; Angelika Poferl; Regina Römhild
ISBN: 9783839420768 3839420768
OCLC Number: 900345623
Notes: Cosmopolitan Individualization. Twelve Theses on Ulrich Beck: A God of One's Own. Religion's Capacity for Peace and Potential for ViolenceNotes on Editors and Contributors.
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages).
Contents: INEQUALITY AND GOVERNANCE IN THE GLOBAL AGEGlobal Inequality and Human Rights: A Cosmopolitan Perspective; The Politicization of Europe. A Cosmopolitan Project; The Future of Global Inequality; A Good Job Well Done: Richard Sennett and the Politics of Creative Labour; INDIVIDUALIZATION COSMOPOLITANIZED; Of the Individual and Individualization: The Striving Individual in China and the Theoretical Implications; Individualisation, Migration and Gender Relations; Inequality: From Natural "Facts" to Injustice --
On the Political Sensibility of the Individualized Human. Cover Futures of Modernity; Table of Content; Futures of Modernity: An Introduction; COSMOPOLITANIZING EUROPEAN MODERNITY; Thinking beyond Trajectorism; Cosmopolitan Hope. A Comment; Ironic Politics --
Politics of the Future?; The Triple Challenge; WORLD RISK SOCIETY --
CLIMATE CHANGE IN A COSMOPOLITICAL VIEW; Ordinary Catastrophe: Outsourcing Risk in Supply-Chain Capitalism; Reflexive Modernity Brings us back to Earth. A Tribute to Ulrich Beck; Living the Winter of Discontent: Reflections of a Deliberative Practitioner; The Political Contradictions of Second Modernity.
Series Title: Sozialtheorie.

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Eisenstadt), "entangled" (Shalini Randeria) and "global" (Arjun Appadurai) modernities simultaneously and immediately clash in social action: a process of cosmopolitanization in which "the global" is  Read more...

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Besprochen in: PERIPHERIE, 133/34 (2014), Reinhart Kossler" Reviewed in: PERIPHERIE, 133/34 (2014), Reinhart Koler

 
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