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BeschreibungExplains what cosmopolitanism is and why it has grabbed the sociological imagination. This book explores the concept of cosmopolitanism and its application to contemporary issues. It offers a mix of theoretical and socio-political elements that are suitable for students and researchers in the fields of international political theory.
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface: Twenty Theses on Cosmopolitan Social Theory 1. Taking the 'ism' Out of Cosmopolitanism: The Equivocations of the 'New Cosmopolitanism' 2. Confronting Reputations: Kant's Cosmopolitanism and Hegel's Critique 3. Cosmopolitanism and Political Community: The Equivocations of Constitutional Patriotism 4. Cosmopolitanism and International Law: From the 'Law of Peoples' to the 'Constitutionalisation of International Law' 5. Cosmopolitanism and Humanitarian Military Intervention: War, Peace and Human Rights 6. Cosmopolitanism and Punishment: Prosecuting Crimes Against Humanity 7. Cosmopolitanism and the Life of the Mind: The Critique of Reason 8. Conclusion
PortraitRobert Fine is Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, UK. He has been engaged in theoretical research in the areas of natural law and social theory, cosmopolitan social theory and more empirical research in the areas of racism, anti-Semitism and nationalism.
Untertitel: black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2007
Seitenanzahl: 200 Seiten