Cosmopolitanisms: New Thinking and New Directions by Robert HoltonCosmopolitanisms: New Thinking and New Directions by Robert Holton

Cosmopolitanisms: New Thinking and New Directions

byRobert Holton, Robert J Holton

Paperback | May 28, 2009

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Cosmopolitanisms explores how social groups find ways of living productively with each other. This book analyzes theoretical approaches and research to give a new understanding of the cultural, personal, moral and legal dimensions of cosmopolitanism. This is a key critical guide to cosmopolitanism for all students of globalization and sociology.
ROBERT J. HOLTON is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Trinity College, Dublin where he previously held the Chair of Sociology. He is a leading historical sociologist and is widely published in the field of globalization. His books include the successful titles Globalization and the Nation-State, Making Globalization and Global Network...
Title:Cosmopolitanisms: New Thinking and New DirectionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.58 inPublished:May 28, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230228674

ISBN - 13:9780230228672

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- PART I: THEORETICAL, HISTORICAL AND CONCEPTUAL ISSUES.- Conceptualizing Cosmopolitanism: A Reappraisal.- A Historical Sociology of Cosmopolitanism.- Cosmopolitanism and Social Theory.- PART II: EMPIRICAL RESEARCH ISSUES.- Cosmopolitanism: Social and Cultural Research.- Cosmopolitanism: Legal and Political Research.- Cosmopolitanism in Ireland.- Conclusion.- Appendix I: Cosmopolitanism, Cosmopolitan, Cosmopolitans, Cosmopolitics.- Bibliography.