This Earthly World: Edward Said, the praxis of secular humanisms and situated cosmopolitanisms

  title={This Earthly World: Edward Said, the praxis of secular humanisms and situated cosmopolitanisms},
  author={L. G. Roman},
  journal={Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education},
  pages={357 - 368}
  • L. G. Roman
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education
  • This essay unearths the educational and socio-political implications of Edward W. Said's work for our understanding of what a secular humanism might mean in the highly charged atmosphere of the post-Cold War and September 11 discourses that have pervaded the USA and, to varying degrees, other parts of the world. It asks what it means to move beyond both corporate and neo-liberal notions of “global citizenship” into more robust communities of affiliation, dialogue, and democratic participation… CONTINUE READING
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