Cosmopolitanism Ideals and Realities

ISBN-10: 0745648363

ISBN-13: 9780745648361

Edition: 2010

Authors: David Held

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This book by one of the best known authors in the field offers a novel approach to thinking about global politics. David Held develops a theory of cosmopolitanism, explicating its core principles and justifications, and discusses case studies of its application to some of the most pressing issues of our time.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 10/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction: Changing Forms of Global Order
Towards a Multipolar World
The Paradox of Our Times
Economic Liberalism and International Market Integration
The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis
Shared Problems and Collective Threats
A Cosmopolitan Approach
Democratic Public Law and Sovereignty
Summary of the Book Ahead
Cosmopolitanism: Ideas, Realities and Deficits
The Global Governance Complex
Globalization and Democracy: Five Disjunctures
Cosmopolitanism: Ideas and Trajectories
Cosmopolitan Realities
Addressing the Institutional Deficit: Reframing the Market
Principles of Cosmopolitan Order
Cosmopolitan Principles
Thick or Thin Cosmopolitanism?
Cosmopolitan Justifications
From Cosmopolitan Principles to Cosmopolitan Law
Restructuring Global Governance: Cosmopolitan Law and Institutional Requirements
The Idea of Cosmopolitan Law
Institutional Requirements
In Sum
Political Openings
Violence, Law and Justice in a Global Age
Rights and Responsibilities
9/11, War and Justice
Islam, the Kantian Heritage and Double Standards
Concluding Reflections
Reframing Global Governance: Apocalypse Soon or Reform!
The Paradox of Our Times
Why Be Concerned with Global Challenges?
Deep Drivers and Governance Challenges
Global Governance: Contemporary Surface Trends
Problems and Dilemmas of Global Problem-Solving
Strengthening Global Governance
Global Governance and the Democratic Question
Multilevel Citizenship, Multilayered Democracy
Parallel Worlds: The Governance of Global Risks in Finance, Security, and the Environment
Global Governance and the Paradox of Our Times
The Global Governance of Finance
The Global Governance of Security
The Global Governance of the Environment
Conclusion: Crisis, Politicization, and Reform
Democracy, Climate Change and Global Governance
Democracy I: The Democratic Nation-State and Climate Change
Democracy II: Global Governance and Climate Change
The Policy Debate: Squaring the Circle?
The Political Elements of a Democratic Global Deal
Democracy and the Policy Menu Ahead
Cosmopolitan Principles and Justifications
Institutional Dimensions of Cosmopolitanism
Directions of Cosmopolitan Politics
List of Acronyms
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