The Globalization of Strangeness

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.

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About Author

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.

Contents

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137576712
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 2013
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781137576712
  • weight: 275
  • ISBN10: 1137576715

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