European Cosmopolitanism in Question

European Cosmopolitanism in Question


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European Cosmopolitanism in Question by R. Robertson

Including a stellar line-up of international scholars, this book is an ambitious analysis of cosmopolitanism that will push the debate into new arenas, open up new lines of inquiry and have an impact on the study of globalization and global processes for years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230302631
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/26/2012
Series: Europe in a Global Context
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

CRAIG CALHOUN President of the Social Science Research Council and University Professor of Social Sciences at New York University, USA
DANIEL CHERNILO Lecturer in Sociology at Loughborough University, UK
WILLIAM HALLER Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Clemson University, USA
ROBERT HOLTON Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, and Adjunct Professor of Sociology at Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
ANDREAS LANGENOHL Professor of Sociology at the Department of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies at Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany
VICTOR ROUDOMETOF Associate Professor with the Department of Social & Political Sciences at the University of Cyprus, Cyprus
JÜRGEN SCHRATEN Lecturer at Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany
PNINA WERBNER Professor Emerita of Social Anthropology at Keele University, UK

Table of Contents

List of Tables Introduction; A.Krossa & R.Robertson Why European Cosmopolitanism?; A.Krossa Some Comments on Cosmopolitanism and Europe; R.Holton Cosmopolitanism in Social Theory: An Ambivalent Defense; D.Chernilo Divided Time: Notes on Cosmopolitanism and the Theory of Second Modernity; A.Langenohl Cosmopolitanism as a Concept for Tolerant Demarcation; J.Schraten Cosmopolitan Liberalism and its Limits; C.Calhoun Cosmopolitan Trends across World Regions: Discerning a European Exceptionalism; V.Roudometof & W.Haller The Obama Effect: Confronting the Political and and the Cosmopolitics of the Real; P.Werbner European Cosmopolitanism and the Global Field; R.Robertson Bibliography Index

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