European Cosmopolitanism in Question by Professor Roland / Krossa, Anne Sophie Robertson

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Cosmopolitanism is currently one of the most prominent topics in the social sciences and humanities, and a key concept for understanding globalization. This collection of essays, featuring a line-up of leading international scholars, argues that most work on cosmopolitanism uses a normative model, rather than fully interrogating the issue empirically, comparatively and globally.

Thisambitious and ground-breakingcollectionwill push the boundaries of the debate on cosmopolitanism into new areas, opening up new lines of inquiry and analysis that will have an impact on the study of globalization and global process for years to come.
 

About Professor Roland / Krossa, Anne Sophie Robertson

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ROLAND ROBERTSON Distinguished Service Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh, USA and Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, UK. His previous books include: Globalization: Social Theory and Global Culture, International Systems and the Modernization of Societies, The Sociological Interpretation of Religion and Globalization and Football.ANNE SOPHIE KROSSA Professor of Sociological Theory at the University of Siegen, Germany, previously Lecturer in European Studies at Lancaster University, UK. She was the founder of the interdisciplinary Research Group on Europe and Globalization at Lancaster University. Her most current book is Theorising Society in a Global Context.
 
Published April 27, 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan. 217 pages
Genres: Other, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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