This book examines recent debates on the political dynamics of cosmopolitanism, particularly in its connection with European civil society and the public sphere. The aim of the volume is to trace to what extent cosmopolitanism corresponds to "second modernity", with the latter concept referring to the potential for consensus, the creation of multiple political alternatives and the recognition of otherness. The book accordingly explores questions about democratic legitimacy and the formation of social and political ...

Cosmopolitan Modernity 2015, Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, Pieterlen

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