Drawing on a wide survey of theory and example, this book provides new perspectives on the meaning, scope, importance and limitations of cosmopolitanism. This is a burgeoning subject at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This book seamlessly combines theory and empirical material to ease understanding across levels. It is thoroughly up to date and contemporary look at cosmopolitanism."Cosmopolitanism" explores how social groups find ways of living productively with each other. This book analyzes theoretical approaches and research to give a new understanding of the cultural, personal, moral and legal dimensions of cosmopolitanism. This is a key critical guide to cosmopolitanism for all students of globalization and sociology.