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Global America?The Cultural Consequences of Globalization$
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Ulrich Beck, Nathan Sznaider, and Rainer Winter

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780853239185

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313219

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Rooted Cosmopolitanism: Emerging from a Rivalry of Distinctions

Rooted Cosmopolitanism: Emerging from a Rivalry of Distinctions

(p.15) Chapter 1 Rooted Cosmopolitanism: Emerging from a Rivalry of Distinctions
Global America?
Ulrich Beck
Liverpool University Press

This chapter argues that the idea of Americanization suggests a national understanding of globalization. It begins with an overview on the nature of the term cosmopolitan. It then makes a distinction between nationality and internationality on the one hand, and transnationality and cosmopolitanism on the other. The ways of conceptualizing globalization and cosmopolitanism is also discussed.

Keywords:   Americanization, globalization, cosmopolitan, nationality, internationality, transnationality, cosmopolitanism

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