European Cosmopolitanism in Question (Europe in a Global Context)

European Cosmopolitanism in Question (Europe in a Global Context)

By: Roland Robertson (editor), Anne Sophie Krossa (editor)Paperback

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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.

About 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-Universitat Giessen, Germany VICTOR ROUDOMETOF Associate Professor with the Department of Social & Political Sciences at the University of Cyprus, Cyprus JUERGEN SCHRATEN Lecturer at Justus-Liebig-Universitat Giessen, Germany PNINA WERBNER Professor Emerita of Social Anthropology at Keele University, UK


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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780230302631
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 204
  • ID: 9780230302631
  • weight: 342
  • ISBN10: 0230302637

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