The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization

Online ISBN: 9780470670590

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670590

Editor(s): George Ritzer

About this Book

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization contains over 600 entries on the essential topics of Globalization and is the definitive reference resource for students, researchers and academics in the field.

  • Offers clear and concise explanations of the key concepts of Globalization
  • Arranged in A to Z format
  • Includes entries on concepts derived from across the social sciences, from sociology and anthropology to political science, economics, and human geography
  • Examines the founding theories as well as the realities of globalization today
  • Covers the essential topics in the study of globalization, including agency-structure, Americanization, anti-globalization, Bretton Woods, coca-colonization, empire, Euro crisis, ethnic cleansing, exploitation, feminization of poverty, genocide, global warming, nation-state, neo-liberalism, oil, post-globalization, Qaedaism, rape, sex work, sport, terror, transnational corporations, Twitter Revolution, water crisis, Web 2.0, Wikileaks, World Social Forum and, Zapatistas
  • Includes a number of key documents listed as entries such as the Kyoto Protocol and The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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