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Negative Cosmopolitanism: Cultures and Politics of World Citizenship after Globalization

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book-author

Eddy Kent, Terri Tomsky

publisher

McGill-Queen’s University Press

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PDF

pages

408 pages

language

English

asin

B076FM3GKF

isbn10

0773550968; 0773550976

isbn13

9780773550964/ 9780773550971


Book Description

From debt; local weather change; and refugee crises to vitality safety; terrorism; and environmental disasters; the occasions that lead nightly newscasts and information public coverage demand a global perspective. In the 20th century; the world sought solutions by formal establishments of worldwide governance such because the World Bank; the United Nations; and the International Criminal Court however current-day responses to world realities are sometimes extra improvisational; provisional; and contingent. Tracing this uneven historical past so as to acknowledge principal actors; contesting ideologies; and competing rhetoric; Negative Cosmopolitanism (PDF) challenges the Kantian very best of cosmopolitanism because the precondition for eternal world peace.

Unifying literary students with researchers engaged on modern issues and these learning related points of the previous – together with industrial capitalism; slavery; and company imperialism – essays on this quantity examine the entanglement of cosmopolitanism inside rising networks of commerce and world capital from the eighteenth century to the current. By doing so; the contributors establish the methods through which complete populations have been reluctantly caught up in a capitalist actuality that has little in frequent with the earlier beliefs of cosmopolitanism. A mannequin for scary vital and new questions on neoliberalism; colonialism; citizenship; biopolitics; and xenophobia; Negative Cosmopolitanism establishes a contemporary tackle the illustration of fashionable life and globalization in historical past and literature.

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book-author

Eddy Kent, Terri Tomsky

publisher

McGill-Queen’s University Press

file-type

PDF

pages

408 pages

language

English

asin

B076FM3GKF

isbn10

0773550968; 0773550976

isbn13

9780773550964/ 9780773550971

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Cover……Page 1
Negative Cosmopolitanism……Page 2
Title……Page 4
Copyright……Page 5
CONTENTS……Page 6
Acknowledgments……Page 8
Introduction: Negative Cosmopolitanism……Page 12
Part One · Cosmopolitan Histories……Page 36
1 American Good Life, the Bandung Spirit, and a Human Rights Record……Page 38
2 Sui Generous: Examining the Object of Organized Philanthropy through the MacArthur Foundation……Page 52
3 Underwriting Cosmopolitanism: Insurance, Slavery, and Confidence Games in Herman Melville’s “Benito Cereno” and The Confidence-Man……Page 67
4 Fractured Mediations: Eur/Asian Vernacular Cosmopolitanisms……Page 83
5 Disaster Cosmopolitanism: Imaginations of Comparison in Kamila Shamsie’s Burnt Shadows……Page 100
Part Two · Cosmopolitan Labour……Page 114
6 Cosmopolitanism from Below: Oil Capitalism, Informality, and Citizenship in Nigeria……Page 116
7 Representing Migrant Labour in Contemporary Britain: Hsiao-Hung Pai’s Chinese Whispers and Marina Lewycka’s Strawberry Fields/Two Caravans……Page 139
8 Cosmopolitan Creoles and Neoliberal Mobility in Annalee Davis’s On the Map……Page 158
9 Reproductive Politics, the Negative Present, and Cosmopolitan Futurity……Page 181
Part Three · Cosmopolitan Communities……Page 194
10 Standing Outside the Law: Prostitution-Free Zones and the Power of Property……Page 196
11 “Internal Racisms” of the Yakuza-eiga……Page 209
12 Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Tolstoyan and Goethean Ideas of World Literature during the Two World Wars……Page 226
13 At Home in the World of the Wound: Feral Cosmopolitics in the Red Riding Quartet……Page 252
14 Homiletic Realism……Page 272
Afterword: Incipient Cosmopolitanisms……Page 292
Notes……Page 300
Bibliography……Page 354
Contributors……Page 394
Index……Page 398

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