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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Kate Nash Sociological theories of cosmopolitanism address its development at different geographical scales, raising questions of the global demos and the global political community. This article considers international human rights as a resource for building global solidarity, and argues that the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 147–174.
Published: 01 July 2007
... potential, there is a need to address cultural policy from a perspective that is both transnational and transcultural. Transcultural diversity policy is crucial to the elaboration of a new European cosmopolitanism. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 This organization of cultures and identities on the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 262–274.
Published: 01 November 2014
... others. The article is critical of many attempts to deal with the vital political issues by mainstream social sciences. The key issue, it is argued, concerns how we might elaborate upon actually existing discourses of cosmopolitanism. European cosmopolitan thinking has a long history and provides both...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... under global capitalism, which to many are already familiar. However, Rofel argues that far from adopting a prepackaged set of neoliberal practices and cosmopolitan identities, China is engaged in an uncharted and experimental search for a post-Maoist narrative of national coherence. Examining the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... through the proposition of a neoliberal cosmopolitanism aimed at helping us to realize the benefits which the relaxation of the borders containing national cultural identities will no doubt make available. Such a proposition sees much to applaud in the new mobility enjoyed by certain categories of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... undermining cities as sites of cosmopolitanism and democratic practice; implications for urban design and morphology; the blurring of “reality” and fictional representations of urban terror; and the rise of specialist military research on cities. Graham makes a convincing case for research combining...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 296–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... than liquid economy—no doubt with a guaranteed income system in place—but it speaks clearly of an alternative to retrotopia. He touches on Ulrich Beck’s comments on the incongruity of an existing cosmopolitan condition without a corresponding cosmopolitan awareness, but he addresses the issue head on...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 July 2005
... normally cited as Coca Cola and McDonald's (rather than oil and armaments). Binnie distances himself, shrewdly, from the facile cosmopolitanism that is cultivated in some New Labour circles. Notwithstanding, he tends to see a Blair world in which individuals make wise or foolish choices, and are rewarded...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 320–329.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the individuals, the drifters in the crowd. As urban citizens, the mental attitude of one to another is formally designated as one of reserve and cosmopolitan loneliness, i.e. walking alone and lost in the noise of the city. We are immersed in an overwhelmingly powerful experience, where the city...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... and a cosmopolitan ethos that reduces the rehearsed racial parataxis of American politics—white and black, West and rest—to the very fiction it is, but he observes with near fatalism how illusory such a return might be. “The counter-cultural voice of black Atlantic popular music has faded out,” he...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... digital terrorism Contents 1. On peace and conflict 1.1 The six-step programme 2. On the political 2.1 From political to moral 3. On the Middle East 3.1 Terrorism 3.2 Hrant Dink 3.3 The question of Europe (and cosmopolitanism) 4. On the antipolitical 4.1 Antagonism...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
... films with an intercultural context, they do so not because they are making a nativist cultural statement, but because the film market both at home and abroad has been primed through this logic. Local audiences watch these films because they reflect the fetishized cosmopolitanism inherent in them while...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 380–390.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... “Humanity” is often posited in corporate and institutional discourses as a new generic “we”—a unitary category—just as it emerges as a threatened or endangered entity ( Chakrabarty 2009) . A panhuman bond of vulnerability engenders a negative or reactive sort of cosmopolitan interconnection, expressing...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2012
... this lack of meaning); and bringing together in this way polygraphic students and New Age thinkers not even on neutral territory but outside any territory, at an equal distance from the campuses, the bookshops, and the rare American cosmopolitan centers (those reassuring havens where our leading...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 296–312.
Published: 01 November 2013
... artist-led approach: “Through the celebration of contemporary art from around the world, The Kochi-Muziris Biennale seeks to invoke the historic cosmopolitan legacy of the modern metropolis of Kochi, and its mythical predecessor, the ancient port of Muziris” ( Kochi Biennale Foundation 2012 : 3). The...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ( Atkinson, Parker, and Burrows 2017; Burrows, Webber, and Atkinson 2016) . From Jane’s analysis we see that the neighborhood has become more cosmopolitan as well as wealthier. It houses “foreigners” who don’t participate in the social relationships of the neighborhood and who display what she considers...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
... by the temptations of consumer culture and irresponsibility. In 1957, Cosmopolitan gloomily predicted “teenagers taking over” via “a vast determined band of blue-jeaned storm troopers” (soon to be among its valued readers, of course) ( Griffin 1993 : 22; Steinberg and Kincheloe 1997 : 1–2...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... scientific research to daily circumstances has raised the level of comfort exponentially. For wealthy cosmopolitans the struggle for life has been reduced to a minimum. Once we cross the 10 percent poverty threshold, we enter the five floors of the Greenhouse (WIK: 334, 335), populated by people who no longer...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... made in order to hide it; by its essence it tends to organise amnesia, sometimes under the celebration and sublimation of grand beginnings. —Jacques Derrida, On Cosmopolitanism and Forgiveness From the viewpoint of racism, there is no exterior, there are no people on the outside. There are only...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the condition already taken into account. The cosmopolitanism of this life was itself at odds, to a greater or lesser degree, with nation-based ideologies, which is why cities seemed relatively more expendable (in the rhetoric of the period) than larger collectives. National political elites could...