Book Review—The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life by Elijah Anderson

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  1. 7th May 2014

    […] floor.  Sociologist Elijah Anderson uses a similar metaphor in his ethnography of Philadelphia, The Cosmopolitan Canopy.  The cities and people in these information flows make up what Castells calls “the space of […]

  2. 18th July 2015

    […] See The Society Pages… By Elijah Anderson From Wikipedia:   A cosmopolitan community might be based on an inclusive morality, a shared economic relationship, or a political structure that encompasses different nations. In a cosmopolitan community individuals from different places (e.g. nation-states) form relationships of mutual respect. As an example, Kwame Anthony Appiah suggests the possibility of a cosmopolitan community in which individuals from varying locations (physical, economic, etc.) enter relationships of mutual respect despite their differing beliefs (religious, political, etc.). […]

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