This chapter summarizes the main findings of this book. It casts some doubt on the overall applicability of the exposure model and concludes that the ties to the global level have stronger effects on topics that gained salience more recently. This, however, does not exclude the possibility that these forces had a powerful role in the past in establishing now taken-for-granted political and civic rights.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of GrazGrazAustria

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