Cosmopolitanism and global citizenship

@article{Parekh2002CosmopolitanismAG,
  title={Cosmopolitanism and global citizenship},
  author={Bhikhu C. Parekh},
  journal={Review of International Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={29},
  pages={3 - 17}
}
  • B. Parekh
  • Published 11 December 2002
  • Political Science
  • Review of International Studies
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