Globalised Minds, Roots in the City: Urban Upper-middle Classes in Europe.pdf
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
Alberta Andreotti is Research Fellow in Economic Sociology at the Department of Sociology at the University of Milan-Bicocca and Associate member of the "Cities Are Back in Town" research group, based at Sciences-Po, Paris. Patrick Le Gales is CNRS Research Professor of Politics and Sociology at Sciences Po Paris, Centre d'etudes Europeennes and Co-Chair of the "Cities Are Back in Town" research group. Francisco Javier Moreno Fuentes is Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Goods and Policies (IPP-CSIC).