Transnationalism, Cosmopolitanism and Glocalization

@article{Roudometof2005TransnationalismCA,
  title={Transnationalism, Cosmopolitanism and Glocalization},
  author={Victor Roudometof},
  journal={Current Sociology},
  year={2005},
  volume={53},
  pages={113 - 135}
}
Transnationalism was originally connected to recent immigrant cohorts, but the concept has been expanded to include other groups of people, as well as a whole array of activities across borders. Cosmopolitanism is invoked both as a moral and ethical ideal, as well as a lived experience, thereby facilitating confusion between a theorist’s prescriptive and descriptive statements. In contemporary scholarship, the presence of transnationalism is often used as an indication of cosmopolitanism, and a… 
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Using data from a representative social survey of Australians, this paper investigates the negotiation of belonging under the conditions of globalization and shows how cosmopolitan outlooks are shaped by social structural factors, and how forms of identification with humanity and the globe are fractured by boundaries of self and others, threats and opportunities, and the value of things global and local.
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