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

By: Andreotti, Alberta.
Contributor(s): Le Galès, Patrick | Moreno Fuentes, Francisco Javier.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Studies in urban and social change: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118330777; 1118330773; 9781118330784; 1118330781.Subject(s): Upper class -- Europe | Middle class -- Europe | Professional employees -- Europe | Executives -- Europe | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies | Executives | Middle class | Professional employees | Upper class | Europe | Professional employees - EuropeGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Globalised minds, roots in the city.DDC classification: 305.5/2094 Other classification: POL033000 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
""Series page""; ""Studies in Urban and Social Change""; ""Title page""; ""Copyright page""; ""Series Editors’ Preface""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""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 Distanceâ€"Proximity Strategies of European Upper-Middle Classes""; ""Structure of the Book""; ""1 Comparing Upper-Middle-Class Managers in Four Cities""
""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""
""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 Control Yet Fearless of the City""; ""Conclusion: Managers Choosing a Place to Liveâ€"Family Ties, Relative Degree of Mixing and Strict Control""; ""3 Three Ways of Living in a Globalised World""; ""Mobility, Transnationalism and Social Differentiation""; ""Living Abroad: A Dividing Line Among Managers""
""Professional Partial Exit Strategies: Going Abroad and Coming Back""""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""; ""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""; ""A European Urban ‘Modernist’ Upper-Middle Class: Values, Networks of Friends and European Mobility … but the Future Is Global""; ""Transnational Mobility as Partial Exit: Mobility and Society""; ""Transnational Mobility as a New Cleavage Among the Upper-Middle Classes""
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 "-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "Presents new empirical evidence collected through an original comparative research about professionals and managers in four European cities in three countries"-- Provided by publisher.
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"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 "-- Provided by publisher.

"Presents new empirical evidence collected through an original comparative research about professionals and managers in four European cities in three countries"-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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""Series page""; ""Studies in Urban and Social Change""; ""Title page""; ""Copyright page""; ""Series Editors’ Preface""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""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 Distanceâ€"Proximity Strategies of European Upper-Middle Classes""; ""Structure of the Book""; ""1 Comparing Upper-Middle-Class Managers in Four Cities""

""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""

""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 Control Yet Fearless of the City""; ""Conclusion: Managers Choosing a Place to Liveâ€"Family Ties, Relative Degree of Mixing and Strict Control""; ""3 Three Ways of Living in a Globalised World""; ""Mobility, Transnationalism and Social Differentiation""; ""Living Abroad: A Dividing Line Among Managers""

""Professional Partial Exit Strategies: Going Abroad and Coming Back""""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""; ""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""; ""A European Urban ‘Modernist’ Upper-Middle Class: Values, Networks of Friends and European Mobility … but the Future Is Global""; ""Transnational Mobility as Partial Exit: Mobility and Society""; ""Transnational Mobility as a New Cleavage Among the Upper-Middle Classes""

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