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Summits, Summitry

  • By: Yelena Nikolayevna Zabortseva
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Summit usually means a meeting of heads of state or of government, at which, in the presence of the media, collective decisions are made on important problems and issues concerning cooperation. During the Cold War, summit meant an ad hoc political ...

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