By (author) Robert Fine
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Cosmopolitanism by Robert Fine
Book DescriptionThe idea of cosmopolitanism has informed some of the most important developments in current sociology. It has changed the way in which we think about a vast array of issues: the forces of globalization, the resurgence of nationalism, the future of political community in Europe, the role of international law in social life, changing forms of violence and even the life of the mind. This book explains what cosmopolitanism is and why it has grabbed the sociological imagination. Robert Fine explores the concept of cosmopolitanism and its application to a range of contemporary issues, including: * the future of Europe * the role of human rights, global governance and perpetual peace in the construction of a cosmopolitan order * crimes against humanity * the justification of humanitarian military interventions * the extension of democracy beyond national limits. This book offers an innovative mix of theoretical and socio-political elements that will be of great interest to students and researchers in the fields of international political theory, international relations, social theory and cultural studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415392259
(198mm x 129mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert Fine
Political Investigations, Paperback (June 2001)
In this unusual book R D Fine reviews three great studies of modern political life: Hegel's Elements of the Philosophy of Right, Marx's Capital and Hannah Arendt's Origins of Totalitarianism..
People, Nation and State, Paperback (December 1999)» View all books by Robert Fine
This text attempts to illuminate the issues of ethnic and national identity which have emerged as central to world politics. The contributors examine such topics as the making and definitions of ethnicity; the relationship between nationhood and nationalism; and sexual politics.
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Author Biography - Robert Fine
Robert 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.
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