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Mega-events, globalisation and urban legacy: events in China in the early twenty-first century

Maurice Roche

in Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The contemporary period of globalisation involves various economic and other ‘global shifts’ from Western to non-Western societies. This chapter explores the idea that these deeper social changes are ... More


Comparative Area Studies: Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications

Ariel I. Ahram, Patrick Köllner, and Rudra Sil (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190846374
eISBN:
9780190869595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Area studies scholarship has been indispensable for the development of social scientific knowledge. However, it risks becoming marginalized without more concerted efforts to demonstrate its relevance ... More


International parliamentary institutions

Frank Schimmelfennig, Thomas Winzen, Tobias Lenz, Jofre Rocabert, Loriana Crasnic, Cristina Gherasimov, Jana Lipps, and Densua Mumford

in The Rise of International Parliaments: Strategic Legitimation in International Organizations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198864974
eISBN:
9780191897412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864974.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the universe of international parliamentary institutions (IPIs): their attributes, their historical development, their regional variation and their organizational features. It ... More


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