The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization
Copyright © 1999-2014 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Online ISBN: 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