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Felicity Chaplin

Yves Saint Laurent claim that ‘any woman anywhere can be a Parisienne’ echoes an aphorism of Uzanne written more than a century earlier: ‘On peut naître d’instinct et de goûts Parisienne sur tous les points du territoire, voire même en différentes villes ou contrées du globe’ (18), ‘A woman may be Parisian by taste and instinct anywhere on French soil, and indeed in any town or country in the world’ (The Modern Parisienne 1). Nevertheless, the cosmopolitanism of la Parisienne is inextricably linked to Paris as a cosmopolitan city, the nineteenth-century capital of

in La Parisienne in cinema
Institutions and urban change since 1850
Editors: Janet Wolff and Mike Savage

This book brings together studies of cultural institutions in Manchester from 1850 to the present day, giving an unprecedented account of the city’s cultural evolution. These bring to light the remarkable range of Manchester’s contribution to modern cultural life, including the role of art education, popular theatre, religion, pleasure gardens, clubs and societies. The chapters show the resilience and creativity of Manchester’s cultural institutions since 1850, challenging any simple narrative of urban decline following the erosion of Lancashire’s industrial base, at the same time illustrating the range of activities across the social classes. The essays are organized chronologically. They consider the role of calico printers in the rise of art education in Britain; the origins and early years of the Belle Vue Zoological Gardens; the formation of the Manchester Dante Society in 1906; the importance of theatre architecture in the social life of the city; the place of religion in early twentieth-century Manchester, in the case of its Methodist Mission; the cosmopolitan nature of the Manchester International Club, founded in 1937; cultural participation in contemporary Manchester; and questions of culture and class in the case of a contemporary theatre group.

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Recognition, Vulnerability and the International
Kate Schick

and Becker 1999 ; Bartlett 2006 ; Brooke and Frazer 2013 ; Sinha 2013 ). Discussions of education, philosophy and the international have been dominated by the cosmopolitan turn in education and its appeal to a universal vision of shared humanity based on ideals such as freedom, respect and reason. Cosmopolitan thinkers promote the cultivation of global citizens through the critical examination of our own

in Recognition and Global Politics
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Non-elite cosmopolitanism in the Brexit era
Ben Rogaly

1 Introduction: non-elite cosmopolitanism in the Brexit era [My song’s] about the battles that people face in the city and in general really, all over the world. It’s about what I face and other young people as well … The first line is: ‘As I walk on this earth I start to feel the hurt …’ So it’s like as soon as you get here you sort of feel the pain and the hurt that people around you face as well as yourself. So that’s mainly what it’s based on, myself … I don’t actually think I mention anything specific in the track about me. I try and generalise it so that

in Stories from a migrant city
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David Boucher

Introduction Is justice intra-national or international, localised or globalised, communitarian or cosmopolitan, universal or particular, in its scope? Do richer countries have a duty to help poorer countries and, if so, is this duty a matter of charity or justice, or both? Answers to these questions are often dependent upon an answer to a prior question: are state boundaries morally arbitrary and, if

in Political concepts
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A conversation on national identity

It could be argued that the English always have discussed their national identity at length, if not 'with arms', and rarely at the dinner table. This book introduces the diversity of reflection on Englishness in a number of stages. 'Versions' of England are particularly apparent when reading contemporary travel writing on and about England. The relationship between the claims of continuity and the claims of change can be captured by understanding Englishness as conversation. The book brings together insights from English history, politics, constitutional affairs, literature, psephology and social psychology to provide a digest of current reflection and is divided into three complementary parts. In the first part, the nuances and subtleties of Englishness are explored. It also explores the conceptual structure and sociological texture of what such a cosmopolitan England would look like. The part discusses conversational etiquette of English national self-identification, the fear of an 'English backlash', and the non-white ethnic minority communities. The second part considers Englishness in politics and institutions. After 1997, the Labour government believed that devolution to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland dealt with England in the appropriately English way: pragmatic adjustment without provocation. It includes discussions on Conservatism and Englishness, Gordon Brown and the negation of England, and the Britain central government. The third part reprises the themes discussed in the previous parts with a historical and literary emphasis. It includes discussions on the changing face of Englishness, and the English union in the writings of Arthur Mee and G.K. Chesterton.

Kader Asmal

anniversary that spring, was much commended by Professor Asmal, who then focused his address on issues of identity, cosmopolitan multiculturalism, democracy, the reconceptualisation of the nation-state, development and the ways in which potentially divisive and destructive forces might be transformed into powers for the public good. No doubt influenced, in part, by rising food and fuel prices in the MUP_Hume_Peacemaking.indd 183 11/10/2013 15:25 184 Kader Asmal global south at that time and his contact with citizens on the front line of human survival as Minister for

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century
Hannah Arendt’s Jewish writings
Robert Fine and Philip Spencer

a permanent property of relations between Jews and non-Jews, there are periods and places in which it appears obsolete, a zombie-concept in the language of cosmopolitanism, only to re-emerge in surprising new forms. 6 Modern antisemitism has long historical antecedents, but what was more urgent than reviewing its pre-history was to think about why Jews were once again defined as a ‘question’ in modern times and how this was tied up with the concerns

in Antisemitism and the left
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Kimberly Hutchings

different range of responses to developments in world politics in the late twentieth century. These accounts acknowledge an explicitly normative, progressive ethical and political agenda and their indebtedness to modernist philosophies of history. They are allied either to the promotion of cosmopolitan liberal or social democracy or to the promotion of radical global democracy. And although they reject the idea that they embrace the kind of historicism condemned by Arendt, Benjamin or Popper, they nevertheless situate their historical analysis as a theoretically and

in Time and world politics
From insular peace to the Anglo-Boer War
Julia F. Saville

In his editor’s introduction to the six-volume Swinburne Letters, Cecil Y. Lang describes the insularity that came to dominate Algernon Charles Swinburne’s thinking particularly after the mid-1870s: ‘The most cosmopolitan of English poets was transformed into the most parochial and chauvinistic of British jingoes. The republican-turned-“English Republican” became

in Algernon Charles Swinburne