Cosmopolitan Vision / Edition 1

Cosmopolitan Vision / Edition 1

by Ulrich Beck, Ciaran Cronin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0745633986

ISBN-13: 9780745633985

Pub. Date: 05/08/2006

Publisher: Wiley

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745633985
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/08/2006
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents.

Acknowledgements.

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.

Notes.

References and Bibliography.

Index.

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