1st Edition

The Political Theory of Global Citizenship

By April Carter Copyright 2001
    288 Pages
    by Routledge

    286 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the meaning of cosmopolitanism and world citizenship in the history of Western political thought, and in the evolution of international politics since 1500.

    Providing an invaluable overview of earlier political thought, recent theoretical literature and current debates, this book also discusses recent developments in international politics and transnational protest. It will be of great interest to those specialising in political theory, International Relations and peace/conflict studies. It will also interest those already acting as global citizens.

    Part 1. Cosmopolitanism and International Society Between States: 1500 to 1914  Part 2. Interpretations of Transnational Citizenship  Part 3. Global Citizenship Today: Theoretical and Political Issues


    April Carter is Adjunct Associate Professor in the department of Government at the University of Queensland. She co-edited Liberal Democracy and its Critics, and her books include Peace Movements and Success and Failure in Arms Control Negotiation.