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Local Cosmopolitanism

Local Cosmopolitanism. Imagining and (Re-)Making Privileged Places

Petruța Teampău (with Kristof van Assche)

Springer, 2015

http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319190297

This book offers a unique perspective on cosmopolitanism, examining the ways it is constructed and reconstructed on the small scale in an ongoing process of matching the local with the global, a process entailing mutual transformation. Based on a wide range of literatures and a series of case studies, it analyzes the different versions and functions of cosmopolitanism and points to the need to critically re-examine current conceptions of globalization.