Coverart for item
The Resource Globalised minds, roots in the city : urban upper-middle classes in Europe, Alberta Andreotti, Patrick Le Gales and Francisco Javier Moreno-Fuentes

Globalised minds, roots in the city : urban upper-middle classes in Europe, Alberta Andreotti, Patrick Le Gales and Francisco Javier Moreno-Fuentes

Label
Globalised minds, roots in the city : urban upper-middle classes in Europe
Title
Globalised minds, roots in the city
Title remainder
urban upper-middle classes in Europe
Statement of responsibility
Alberta Andreotti, Patrick Le Gales and Francisco Javier Moreno-Fuentes
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Globalised Minds, Roots in the City utilises empirical evidence from four European cities to explore the role of urban upper middle classes in the transformations experienced by contemporary European societies. Presents new empirical evidence collected through an original comparative research about professionals and managers in four European cities in three countries Features an innovative combination of approaches, methods, and techniques in its analyses of European post-national societies Reveals how segments of Europe's urban population are adopting "exit" or "partial exit" strategies in respect to the nation state Utilises approaches from classic urban sociology, globalization and mobility studies, and spatial class analysis Includes in depth interviews, social networking techniques, and classic questions of political representation and values "--
  • "Presents new empirical evidence collected through an original comparative research about professionals and managers in four European cities in three countries"--
Member of
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Andreotti, Alberta
Dewey number
305.5/2094
Index
index present
LC call number
HN380.Z9
LC item number
S6135 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Le Galès, Patrick
  • Moreno Fuentes, Francisco Javier
Series statement
Studies in urban and social change
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Upper class
  • Middle class
  • Professional employees
  • Executives
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Executives
  • Middle class
  • Professional employees
  • Upper class
  • Europe
  • Stadt
  • Oberer Mittelstand
  • Kader
  • Europa
Label
Globalised minds, roots in the city : urban upper-middle classes in Europe, Alberta Andreotti, Patrick Le Gales and Francisco Javier Moreno-Fuentes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Globalisation, Transnationalism and Mobility in European Cities -- Does Globalisation Induce 'Exit' Strategies? -- Mobility and the Weakening of Local Ties in the Urban Context -- Upper-Middle Classes: 'Exit' and Urban Disembeddedness -- The 'Partial Exit' and Distance-Proximity Strategies of European Upper-Middle Classes -- Structure of the Book -- 1.Comparing Upper-Middle-Class Managers in Four Cities: A European Social Group in the Making? -- Searching for the European Upper-Middle Classes: The Choice of European Managers -- National Patterns in the Rise of Managers: France, Italy and Spain -- Managers in Four European Cities: Milan, Madrid, Lyon and Paris -- Selecting Four Neighbourhoods in Each City -- Who Are These European Managers? -- Managers as Modernising Agents -- Liberal Cultural Values: Managers as Post-Industrial Educated Cultural Species -- Cosmopolitanism, Europeanisation and Multilayered Identities -- Conclusions -- 2.Managers in the City: Rooted and in Control--The Game of Distance and Proximity -- Combining Distance and Proximity: Interactions under Control -- Choosing a City or a Metropolitan Region: Inheritance, Family Ties and Professional Opportunities -- Choosing a 'Good' Neighbourhood Close to Family and Friends -- Keeping the Social Mix under Contrail Yel Fearless of the City -- Conclusion: Managers Choosing a Place to Live---Family Ties, Relative Degree of Mixing and Strict Control -- 3.Three Ways of Living in a Globalised World: Transnationalism as a Cleavage Among European Managers -- Mobility, Transnationalism and Social Differentiation -- Living Abroad: A Dividing Line Among Managers -- Professional Partial Exit Strategies: Going Abroad arid Coming Hack -- The Most Common Form of Transnational Mobility: Short-Term and Short-Distance -- A Western-Centric- World -- Virtual Mobility for 'Digital Nomads' -- The World Is Becoming Increasingly More Competitive: Children Must Be Ready -- Rootedness as the Other Side of Mobility: Cross-Classifying Transnational Practices and Rootedness -- Conclusions: Transnationalisation Under Shelter? -- 4.Managers' Social Networks: Whatever the Scale, Whatever the City, 'Birds of a Feather Flock Together' -- Managers' Friends: Spatially Dispersed but Intensely Socially Homogeneous -- Family and the City: A Recovered Relation -- Neighbours: Who Are Those Strangers? -- Family and Friends, but No Engagement in the Public Sphere -- Conclusions: Dense Social Networks Abroad and in the City -- 5.Conclusion: Globalisation and Selective Rootedness in the City -- A European Urban 'Modernist' Upper-Middle Class: Values, Networks of Friends and European Mobility hut the Future Is Global -- Transnational Mobility as Partial Exit: Mobility and Society -- Transnational Mobility as a New Cleavage Among the Upper-Middle Classes -- Globalisation and Selective Rootedness, Not Cosmopolitan Versus Locals: Managers Settled Among Families and Friends -- What Do We Learn from the Comparison? -- The Future of Urban Europeans?
Control code
861209564
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 245 pages
Isbn
9781444334845
Lccn
2014031689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)861209564
Label
Globalised minds, roots in the city : urban upper-middle classes in Europe, Alberta Andreotti, Patrick Le Gales and Francisco Javier Moreno-Fuentes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Globalisation, Transnationalism and Mobility in European Cities -- Does Globalisation Induce 'Exit' Strategies? -- Mobility and the Weakening of Local Ties in the Urban Context -- Upper-Middle Classes: 'Exit' and Urban Disembeddedness -- The 'Partial Exit' and Distance-Proximity Strategies of European Upper-Middle Classes -- Structure of the Book -- 1.Comparing Upper-Middle-Class Managers in Four Cities: A European Social Group in the Making? -- Searching for the European Upper-Middle Classes: The Choice of European Managers -- National Patterns in the Rise of Managers: France, Italy and Spain -- Managers in Four European Cities: Milan, Madrid, Lyon and Paris -- Selecting Four Neighbourhoods in Each City -- Who Are These European Managers? -- Managers as Modernising Agents -- Liberal Cultural Values: Managers as Post-Industrial Educated Cultural Species -- Cosmopolitanism, Europeanisation and Multilayered Identities -- Conclusions -- 2.Managers in the City: Rooted and in Control--The Game of Distance and Proximity -- Combining Distance and Proximity: Interactions under Control -- Choosing a City or a Metropolitan Region: Inheritance, Family Ties and Professional Opportunities -- Choosing a 'Good' Neighbourhood Close to Family and Friends -- Keeping the Social Mix under Contrail Yel Fearless of the City -- Conclusion: Managers Choosing a Place to Live---Family Ties, Relative Degree of Mixing and Strict Control -- 3.Three Ways of Living in a Globalised World: Transnationalism as a Cleavage Among European Managers -- Mobility, Transnationalism and Social Differentiation -- Living Abroad: A Dividing Line Among Managers -- Professional Partial Exit Strategies: Going Abroad arid Coming Hack -- The Most Common Form of Transnational Mobility: Short-Term and Short-Distance -- A Western-Centric- World -- Virtual Mobility for 'Digital Nomads' -- The World Is Becoming Increasingly More Competitive: Children Must Be Ready -- Rootedness as the Other Side of Mobility: Cross-Classifying Transnational Practices and Rootedness -- Conclusions: Transnationalisation Under Shelter? -- 4.Managers' Social Networks: Whatever the Scale, Whatever the City, 'Birds of a Feather Flock Together' -- Managers' Friends: Spatially Dispersed but Intensely Socially Homogeneous -- Family and the City: A Recovered Relation -- Neighbours: Who Are Those Strangers? -- Family and Friends, but No Engagement in the Public Sphere -- Conclusions: Dense Social Networks Abroad and in the City -- 5.Conclusion: Globalisation and Selective Rootedness in the City -- A European Urban 'Modernist' Upper-Middle Class: Values, Networks of Friends and European Mobility hut the Future Is Global -- Transnational Mobility as Partial Exit: Mobility and Society -- Transnational Mobility as a New Cleavage Among the Upper-Middle Classes -- Globalisation and Selective Rootedness, Not Cosmopolitan Versus Locals: Managers Settled Among Families and Friends -- What Do We Learn from the Comparison? -- The Future of Urban Europeans?
Control code
861209564
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 245 pages
Isbn
9781444334845
Lccn
2014031689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)861209564

Library Locations

    • Ellis LibraryBorrow it
      1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.944491 -92.326012
Processing Feedback ...