The Globalization of Strangeness
By: Chris Rumford (author)Paperback
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This book explores the place of the 'stranger' within contemporary society against a background of societal strangeness which occurs when global consciousness outstrips global connectivity.
Chris Rumford is Professor of Political Sociology and Global Politics at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. He is the author of many books including The European Union: A Political Sociology, Rethinking Europe (with Gerard Delanty), The Sage Handbook of European Studies, Cosmopolitanism and Europe, and Cosmopolitan Spaces: Europe, Globalization, Theory.
Preface Introduction: When Neighbours Become Strangers The Unchanging Stranger: A Critical Survey of the Literature Ulrich Beck: A Perspectival Account of Strangeness The Global Context: Rethinking Strangers and Neighbours The 'Cricketing Stranger': The London Bombings and the 'Homegrown Terrorist' The Cosmopolitan Stranger: A Thesis Representing the Stranger: Film and Television Conclusion
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