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Pragmatic Cosmopolitanism

Representation and Leadership in Transnational Democracy


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About this book


Building on the work of philosopher John Dewey, Bray develops an approach to transnational democracy called 'pragmatic cosmopolitanism'. He argues for an ideal of representative democracy that emphasizes the role of democratic leadership and the development of critical intelligence.


democracy Institution John Dewey Nation philosophy politics representative democracy Transnational work

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  1. 1.La Trobe UniversityAustralia

About the authors

DANIEL BRAY is Lecturer of International Relations at La Trobe University, Australia. His research and teaching expertise is in international relations, globalisation, democratic theory, and environmental politics. He has previously held teaching positions at the University of Melbourne and Deakin University, Australia.

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