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Cosmopolitan Identity

  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

One of the most trenchant by-products of globalization is the revival of cosmopolitanism in popular imagination and scholarly analysis. The term, originally derived from the Greek denoting the fusion of cosmos (world) and polis (city), has a venerable history. In its ...

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