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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 Europe transnational transcultural migration cultural...
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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
... 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 domains of practice and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... 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 affluent citizens or...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... responses to nonstate “terrorism” often fail to acknowledge (and still less to address) underlying causes; the threat of terrorism and responses to it in undermining cities as sites of cosmopolitanism and democratic practice; implications for urban design and morphology; the blurring of “reality” and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 296–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 July 2005
... 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 and punished...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 320–329.
Published: 01 November 2010
...-homeness of self in the open city bears similarities to the autonomous drifter – “us” as 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... Hip-hop has emerged as the form, the idiom, of a global economy of blackness bought and sold by the “ethnic brokers and project-managing pimps of corporate multiculturalism” ( Gilroy 2011: 127 ). Gilroy seeks a return to an earlier era of black music and a cosmopolitan ethos that reduces the rehearsed...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... 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 vs. agonism 4.2 The...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
... logic. Local audiences watch these films because they reflect the fetishized cosmopolitanism inherent in them while Western audiences (usually the B movie market) do so because they present an exotic campiness that departs from the regular Hollywood offerings. Yet another contradistinctive way of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 380–390.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 2009) . A panhuman bond of vulnerability engenders a negative or reactive sort of cosmopolitan interconnection, expressing intense anxiety about the future of our species ( Habermas 2003 ; Fukuyama 2002 ; Sloterdijk 2009 ; Borradori 2003) . I would respond to these anxious reactions with intense...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 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 2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
... magazine appeared on newsstands three years later, and by the 1950s the white-picket family and home seemed under threat from a newly enfranchised shopper and worker, whose physiological changes were supposedly exacerbated by the temptations of consumer culture and irresponsibility. In 1957, Cosmopolitan...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... 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 sweat. They are stressed and fearful, but properly insured. This comfortable situation has consequences...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 296–312.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., the economically energized cities of India that became these shining national beacons of India's reversal in fortunes, and it was in these centers of cosmopolitanism, synonymous with a more globalized outlook, that the effects of liberalization and rapid urbanization were primarily felt. The main...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... forgotten. The foundation is 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... “younger, high- achieving professionals, enjoying a cosmopolitan lifestyle.” Many of them worked at the upper end of public service pay scales as civil servants, academics, and surgeons or in legal, accountancy, or architectural practices. With increased house prices this population is being replaced by...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... outlaw can attempt to refuse the subjectivity – or more precisely the subjection – assigned to him by the democratic urban state under capitalism. But to refuse one subjectivity (in this case cosmopolitan democracy) in the name of another (for instance, a fundamentalist or liberationist religion) would...