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Events, Global

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

A global event refers to a large-scale, mass-mediated collective happening that may be planned or unexpected, with limited duration and significant transformative capacities that reach well beyond its physical location. Known variously as mega-events, public events, ...

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