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Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914-2016

Aarthi Vadde

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180245
eISBN:
9780231542562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180245.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In Chimeras of Form, Aarthi Vadde vividly illustrates how modernist and contemporary writers reimagine the nation and internationalism in a period defined by globalization. She explains how ... More


The Decolonial Abyss: Mysticism and Cosmopolitics from the Ruins

An Yountae

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273072
eISBN:
9780823273126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273072.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book probes the ethico-political possibility harbored in the Western philosophical and theological thought for addressing the collective experience of suffering, socio-political trauma, and ... More


Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology

Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre, Catherine Keller, and Elias Ortega-Aponte (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268436
eISBN:
9780823272532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268436.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the face of globalized ecological and economic crises, how do religion, the postsecular, and political theology reconfigure political theory and practice? As the planet warms and the chasm widens ... More


The Political Psychology of Globalization: Muslims in the West

Catarina Kinnvall and Paul Nesbitt-Larking

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747542
eISBN:
9780199897254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747542.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In an era of global risk and uncertainty, individuals and political communities have been exposed to an increasingly broad and unpredicted range of economic, strategic, cultural, and political ... More


Dialogism, Multiculturalism, and Cosmopolitical Citizenship

Catarina Kinnvall and Paul Nesbitt-Larking

in The Political Psychology of Globalization: Muslims in the West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747542
eISBN:
9780199897254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747542.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 4 is both a theoretical and a normative orientation to the politics of engagement. The chapter investigates and critically integrates the debate between communitarian and cosmopolitan ... More


‘The Killer That Doesn’t Pay Back’: Chinua Achebe's critique of cosmopolitics

Laura Chrisman

in Postcolonial Contraventions: Cultural Readings of Race, Imperialism and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058271
eISBN:
9781781700136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058271.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘Cosmopolitics’ is what a number of liberal thinkers now advocate: a freely created, cosmopolitan cultural identity based on notions of ‘global’ citizenship. This chapter focuses on Achebe's ... More


Cosmopolitanism

Rustom Bharucha

in Another Asia: Rabindranath Tagore and Okakura Tenshin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195682854
eISBN:
9780199081585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195682854.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter reflects on the adequacy of the word ‘cosmopolitanism’ to describe the universal avocations of both Rabindranath Tagore and Okakura Tenshin. While both Tagore and Okakura presented ... More


‘Savage Patriotism’, Justice and Cosmopolitics in Smith and Rousseau

Neil Saccamano

in Adam Smith and Rousseau: Ethics, Politics, Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422857
eISBN:
9781474445115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422857.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter investigates the problematical status of international relations in both Rousseau and Smith. In Rousseau, I highlight moments when he offers a critique of the pre-reflective character of ... More


Beckett, Setting, and Cosmopolitical Philosophy

Nels Pearson

in Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060521
eISBN:
9780813050690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060521.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As Beckett’s style matures, his works repeatedly stage the paradox of opposing an undefined origin or departing an unreconciled home. In his French trilogy—Molloy, Malone Dies, and The ... More


Stories Without Plots: The Nomadic Collectivism of Claude McKay and George Lamming

Aarthi Vadde

in Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914-2016

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180245
eISBN:
9780231542562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180245.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The third chapter brings together Caribbean-born migrant writers Claude McKay and George Lamming, and forms a bridge across the divides of period and national literature that usually assign McKay to ... More


Introduction: Superhumans in America

Ramzi Fawaz

in New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479814336
eISBN:
9781479840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814336.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The introduction describes the origin of the American superhero in the late 1930s as a fantasy figure that linked a belief in the limitless possibilities of technological progress with liberal ... More


Vascularizing the Study of Religion: Multi-Agent Figurations and Cosmopolitics

Manuel A. Vásquez

in Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Drawing from Bruno Latour and using the case of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexican Pentecostal church in Atlanta, as an example, this chapter demonstrates the payoffs of a non-reductive, materialist, ... More


Cosmopolitics on the Wenlock River

Timothy Neale

in Wild Articulations: Environmentalism and Indigeneity in Northern Australia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824873110
eISBN:
9780824875732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824873110.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Chapter 6 focuses on the most controversial of the Wild Rivers Act declarations: the Wenlock River area. The Wenlock spans almost the entire breadth of the region and includes a diverse but discrete ... More


A Little Bit of Tourism…

Peter Szendy

in Kant in the Land of Extraterrestrials: Cosmopolitical Philosofictions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255498
eISBN:
9780823260942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255498.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter explores Kant’s thoughts about extraterrestrials. It suggests that Kant’s speculations are directly and structurally linked to the cosmopolitical stakes of his thinking—in other words, ... More


Cosmetics and Cosmopolitics

Peter Szendy

in Kant in the Land of Extraterrestrials: Cosmopolitical Philosofictions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255498
eISBN:
9780823260942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255498.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter analyzes the extraterrestrial plots of films such as Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), They Live (1988), and Men in Black (1997). It also examines the philosofictive plot in Kant’s ... More


The Cosmopolitics of South–South Escapism

Héctor Hoyos

in Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168427
eISBN:
9780231538664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168427.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the cosmopolitics of what it calls “novels of South–South escapism,” works that present fantasies of evasion through leisurely travel to destinations other than the more usual ... More


Cosmopolitanism in Politics: Realizing the Universal

James D. Ingram

in Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161107
eISBN:
9780231536417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161107.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter centers around political cosmopolitanism, which seeks to convert the principles of moral-ethical universalism into practical-political terms. In this sense, politics is understood in the ... More


Conclusion

James D. Ingram

in Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161107
eISBN:
9780231536417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161107.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter describes how the dominant approach to cosmopolitanism in contemporary political philosophy is weakened by a lack of realism. Such an approach proceeds with using moral ... More


Conclusion: The Struggle Remains Undecided

Ayten Gündoğdu

in Rightlessness in an Age of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199370412
eISBN:
9780199370443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370412.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion reiterates the need for critical inquiries of human rights to carefully examine the conditions that give rise to problems of rightlessness as well as struggles that contest these ... More


Bruno Latour: Common Spaces

in Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317545
eISBN:
9781846317217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317217.008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes Bruno Latour's common spaces. Latour is an historian and philosopher of science who adopts the cause of networks and asks how humans can exist on a fully urbanised planet ... More


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