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dc.contributor.convenorJulian, R., and White, R.en_AU
dc.contributor.authorKendall, Gavinen_US
dc.contributor.authorWoodward, Ianen_US
dc.contributor.authorSkrbis, Zlatkoen_US
dc.contributor.editorJulian, R., Rottier, R., and White, R.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T11:42:28Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T11:42:28Z
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.date.modified2008-04-22T21:35:23Z
dc.identifier.doihttp://www.tasa.org.au/en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/2434
dc.description.abstractWhat characterises late modern variety of cosmopolitanism from its classical predecessors is the inherent connection between cosmopolitanism and technology. Technology enables a vital dimension of the cosmopolitan experience - to move beyond the cosmopolitan imagination to enable active, direct engagement with other cultures. Different types of technologies contribute to cosmopolitan practice but in this paper we focus on a specific set of these enabling technologies: technologies which play a crucial role in regulating the free movement of people and populations. We briefly examine how three of the great surveillance states of the 20th century - Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, and the German Democratic Republic - used hightech solutions in pursuing an anti-cosmopolitanism. We suggest that in the period from 2001 to the present, important elements of the cosmopolitan ethos are being closed down, and once again high-tech is intimately connected to this moment. The increasing (and proposed) use of identity cards, biometric identification systems, ITS and GIS all work to make the globalised world much harder to traverse and inhibit the full expression and experience of cosmopolitanism. The result of these trends may be that the type of cosmopolitan sentiment exhibited in western countries is an ersatz, emptied out variety with little political-ethical robustness.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
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dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherThe Australian Sociological Associationen_US
dc.publisher.placeHobart, Tasmaniaen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.tasa.org.au/conference/2005/en_AU
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameThe Australian Sociological Association Annual Conferenceen_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleTASA 2005 Conference, Community, Place, Changeen_US
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2005-12-05en_US
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2005-12-12en_US
dc.relation.ispartoflocationHobart, Tasmaniaen_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode370101en_US
dc.titleImpediments to cosmopolitan engagement: technology and late-modern cosmopolitanismen_US
dc.typeConference outputen_US
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conference Publications (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publicationsen_US
gro.rights.copyrightCopyright remains with the authors 2005. For information about this conference please refer to TASA website or contact the authors. The attached file is reproduced here with permission of the copyright owners for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted.en_AU
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