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Politics and Cosmopolitanism in a Global Age

ISBN 9781138822405
Published January 22, 2015 by Routledge India
288 Pages

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This book offers a unique reconceptualization of cosmopolitanism. It examines several themes that inform politics in a globalized era, including global governance, international law, citizenship, constitutionalism, community, domesticity, territory, sovereignty, and nationalism. The volume explores the specific philosophical and institutional chall

Table of Contents

Abbreviations. Glossary. Acknowledgements. Introduction Sonika Gupta and Sudarsan Padmanabhan Part I: Normative Cosmopolitanism: Statements 1. Cosmopolitan Democracy: Paths and Agents Daniele Archibugi and David Held 2. The Cosmopolitanization of International Law: Rethinking Global Constitutionalism Garrett Wallace Brown 3. Legitimacy in the Global Normative Order: Justificatory Practices in the Space of Reasons Eva Erman Part II: Reconceptualizing Cosmopolitanism 4. Cosmopolitanism without Foundations V nique Pin-Fat 5. Who are the People of the World? Sudhir Chella Rajan 6. Cosmopolitanism, Liberalism, and Citizenship Arvind Sivaramakrishnan 7. Diasporas, Cosmopolitanism and Post-territorial Citizenship Francesco Ragazzi. 8. The Domestic Abroad and the Limits of Cosmopolitanism Latha Varadarajan Part III: Towards a Postcolonial Critique 9. The Elusiveness of Non-Western Cosmopolitanism Rahul Rao 10. Cosmopolitanism and Nationalism: A Re-examination Sonika Gupta Epilogue: Imagining India: The Interplay of the Cosmopolitan and the Vernacular Sudarsan Padmanabhan. About the Editors. Notes on Contributors. Index

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Sonika Gupta is Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India.

Sudarsan Padmanabhan is Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India.