Think Tanks, Knowledge Regimes and the Global Agora

  • Silvia Menegazzi


This chapter offers a new perspective in looking at Chinese think tanks by introducing the concept of knowledge regimes as a viable theoretical framework to understand the complex dynamic at play between think tanks and their context. More clearly, the chapter builds on the importance of linking the notion of knowledge regimes to national contexts and political systems. The perspective points out that specific political, economic and social institutional settings generate different types of policy knowledge based on think tanks and experts’ developments in their countries of origin. Furthermore, the chapter contextualizes knowledge-producing organization activities and functionality at regional and global levels.


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  • Silvia Menegazzi
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  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceLUISS Guido Carli UniversityRomeItaly

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