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By Pnina Werbner

ISBN-10: 1847881971

ISBN-13: 9781847881977

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ISBN-13: 9781847881984

Anthropology and the recent Cosmopolitanism inaugurates a brand new, positioned, cosmopolitan anthropology. It examines the increase of postcolonial pursuits attentive to worldwide rights activities, which espouse a politics of dignity, cultural distinction, democracy, dissent and tolerance. The e-book begins from the idea that cosmopolitanism isn't, and not has been, a 'western', elitist perfect completely. The book's significant innovation is to teach the way in which cosmopolitans past the North - in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and Malaysia, India, Africa, the center East and Mexico - juggle universalist commitments with roots in neighborhood cultural milieus and specific communities.Anthropology and the recent Cosmopolitanism breaks new floor in theorizing the function of social anthropology as a self-discipline that engages with the ethical, monetary, criminal and political alterations and dislocations of a globalizing global. It introduces the reader to key debates surrounding cosmopolitanism within the social sciences, and is written basically and accessibly for undergraduates in anthropology and similar subjects.

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