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The sociology of cosmopolitanism : globalization, identity, culture and government

Author: Gavin Kendall; Ian Woodward; Zlatko Skrbiš
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The dream of a cosmopolitical utopia has been around for thousands of years. Yet the promise of being locally situated while globally connected and mobile has never seemed more possible than today.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Kendall; Ian Woodward; Zlatko Skrbiš
ISBN: 0230008682 hardback 9780230008687 hardback
OCLC Number: 750794435
Description: VIII, 177 s. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface Problems in the Field of Cosmopolitanism The Question of Belonging: the Nation State and Beyond Cosmopolitanism and the Political Realm Cosmopolitanism as a Political Lifestyle: Morality, Technology and Style Thinking, Feeling and Acting Cosmopolitan: The Ideal Types and their Expression in Everyday Cultural Fields The Cosmopolitan Symbolic Universe and Communities of Sentiment Conclusion: Cosmopolitanism as an Intellectual and Political Project References
Responsibility: Gavin Kendall, Ian Woodward and Zlatko Skrbis.


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'an excellet guide-map for researching political, cultural and ethical conditions surrounding cosmopolitanism in our era' - International Sociology'The authors offer a clear introduction to recent Read more...

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