The Sociology of Cosmopolitanism

Globalization, Identity, Culture and Government

  • Gavin Kendall
  • Ian Woodward
  • Zlatko Skrbis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Gavin Kendall, Ian Woodward, Zlatko Skrbis
    Pages 1-11
  3. Gavin Kendall, Ian Woodward, Zlatko Skrbis
    Pages 12-32
  4. Gavin Kendall, Ian Woodward, Zlatko Skrbis
    Pages 33-53
  5. Gavin Kendall, Ian Woodward, Zlatko Skrbis
    Pages 54-75
  6. Gavin Kendall, Ian Woodward, Zlatko Skrbis
    Pages 76-98
  7. Gavin Kendall, Ian Woodward, Zlatko Skrbis
    Pages 124-148
  8. Gavin Kendall, Ian Woodward, Zlatko Skrbis
    Pages 149-157
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 158-177

About this book

Introduction

The dream of a cosmopolitical utopia has been around for thousands of years. Yet the promise of being locally situated while globally connected and mobile has never seemed more possible than today. Through a classical sociological approach, this book analyses the political, technological and cultural systems underlying cosmopolitanism.

Keywords

culture globalization government identity lifestyle morality Nation sociology technology utopia

Authors and affiliations

  • Gavin Kendall
    • 1
  • Ian Woodward
    • 2
  • Zlatko Skrbis
    • 3
  1. 1.Queensland University of TechnologyAustralia
  2. 2.Griffith UniversityAustralia
  3. 3.The University of QueenslandAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230234659
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-28421-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-23465-9
  • About this book