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Healthy Cities in a global and regional context

Lawrence, Roderick J. ; Fudge, Colin

In: Health Promotion International, 2009, vol. 24, p. i11-i18

Université de Neuchâtel

Sport mega-events and ‘terrorism’: A critical analysis

Giulianotti, Richard ; Klauser, Francisco

In: International Review for the Sociology of Sport June, 2012, vol. 47, no. 3, p. 307-323

The article explores critically the interplay between sport and terrorism, with particular reference to sport mega-events. Our discussion is divided into two main sections. First, we set out the main principles of a critical social theoretical approach, which enables satisfactory analysis of the ‘sport/terrorism’ couplet. We discuss the contribution of three types of critical perspective that...

Université de Neuchâtel

Are we all transnationals now? Network transnationalism and transnational subjectivity: the differing impacts of globalization on the inhabitants of a small Swiss city

Dahinden, Janine

In: Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2009, vol. 32, no. 8, p. 1365-1386

I ask in this article how the inhabitants - migrants and non-migrants - of a specific geographical space, a small Swiss city in French-speaking Switzerland, live out different forms of transnationalism. Transnationalism is for this purpose defined and operationalized on two dimensions: I make a distinction between network transnationalism and what I call transnational subjectivity....

Université de Neuchâtel

Cities, migrant incorporation and ethnicity : A network perspective on boundary work

Dahinden, Janine

(Working Papers MAPS ; 5)

In this article, I am interested in the different types of boundaries emerging in a city that is characterized by a highly diverse population. The analysis of the personal social networks of 250 inhabitants of a small Swiss city – different types of migrants as well as non-migrants – supplemented by data from qualitative interviews, brings to light the relevant factors for the network...