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Encyclopedia of Globalization

Edited by Roland Robertson, Jan Aart Scholte

© 2007 – Routledge

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About the Book

The Encyclopedia of Globalization provides a thorough understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of globalization as well as the various historical and analytical interpretations. Consisting of over 400 entries, coverage includes key cultural, ecological, economic, geographical, historical, political, psychological and social aspects of globalization.

Entries in the Encyclopedia vary in length from 500 to 3500 words, depending on the scope of the topic and its relative prominence in studies and politics of globalization. All entries provide bibliographical references for further reading and research.

From the advances in nanotechnology to the controversies surrounding humanitarian intervention, the Encyclopedia of Globalization is a key inter-disciplinary resource to all aspects of globalization. Compiled by a cross-disciplinary editorial team of leading academics on the subject this essential reference work will appeal to students, scholars, researchers, and the general reader interested in the many facets of globalization.

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Table of Contents

Accounting

Acid Rain

African Religions

African Union

African Caribbean and Pacific Countries

Agenda 21

Agribusiness

Aid

Aids

Air Travel

Alterity

Alternative Trade Schemes

Americanization

Anarchism

Animal Rights Movement

Antarctica Treaty

Anti-Americanism

Anti-Globalization Movements

Arms Trade

Asia Crisis

Asia Europe Meetings

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

Association of South East Asian Nations

Asylum Seekers

Auto Industry

Bank for International Settlements

Banking

Biological Diversity

Biological Weapons

Biotechnology

Borders

Bovine Spongiform Encephelopathy

Brain Drain

Bretton Woods System

Buddhism

Cable Television

Capital Adequacy

Capital Controls

Capital Flight

Capitalism

Cartels

Center-Periphery

Chemical Weapons

Child Labor

Children

Christian Orthodoxy

Christianity

Civil Society

Civilization, Standard of

Civilizations

Class

Climate Change

Club of Rome

Cold War

Collective Security

Commodification

Commodity Agreements

Commodity Chains

Common Markets

Commonwealth

Communism

Communitarianism

Community

Comparative Analysis

Comparative Literature

Competition Policy

Confucianism

Connectivity

Consciousness

Consumer Movements

Consumption

Corporate Alliances

Corporate Social Responsibility

Cosmopolitan Democracy

Cosmopolitanism

Credit Cards

Credit-Rating Agencies

Crime

Crimes Against Humanity

Criminal Law

Cuisine

Cultural Defense

Cultural Globalization

Cultural Imperialism

Cultural Property

Cultural Protection

Cultural Relativism

Currency Transactions Tax

Dance

De-Globalization

Debt Crises

Decolonization

Deforestation

Democracy

Deregulation

Derivatives

Desertification

Deterritorialization

Diasporas

Diasporic Writing

Diffusion

Digital Divide

Digitality

Disease

Dollar Standard

Double Movement

Drug Trafficking

E-Commerce

E-Governance

Earth Summit

Ecocriticism

Ecofeminism

Ecojustice

Ecological Modernization

Economic Globalization

Ecumenical Movement

Education

Empires

Employment

End-of-History Thesis

Enlightenment

Environmental Law

Environmental Movements

Esperanto

Ethnicity

Ethnography

Euro

Eurocentrism

Eurocurrency

European Union

Export Processing Zones

Fashion

Feminism

Feminization of Poverty

Financial Stability forum

Fisheries

Food and Agriculture Organization

Food Security

Fordism/Post-fordism

Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign Exchange Markets

Foundations

Free Trade

Free Trade Area of The Americas

Free Trade Zones

Gaia Hypothesis

Gender

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

General Agreement on Trade in Services

Genetically Modified Food

Geneva Conventions

Genocide

Global Advertising

Global Apartheid

Global Assembly Line

Global Branding

Global Care Chains

Global Cities

Global Citizenship

Global Commons

Global Communications

Global Competition

Global Complexity

Global Courts

Global Division of Labor

Global Ecumene

Global Elites

Global Ethics

Global Governance

Global History

Global News Channels

Global Public Goods

Global Public Policy

Global Sourcing

Global Taxes

Global Television Channels

Global Village

Globalism

Globality

Globalization

Glocalization

Gold Standard

Group of Eight

Group of Seventy-Seven

Group of Thirty

Health

Hedge Fund

Hegemony

Heritage

Hinduism

Historiography

Homogenization

Human Rights

Human Rights Movements

Human Trafficking

Humanitarian Action

Humanitarian Intervention

Humanity

Hybridity

Imperialism

Indigenous Knowledge

Indigenous Peoples

Individualism

Industrial Revolution

Inequality

Information Age

Information Technology

Insurance

Intellectual Property

Intelsat

International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes

International Criminal Court

International Exhibitions

International Labour Organization

International Law

International Monetary Fund

International Organization of Securities Commissions

International Relations

International Society

International Telecommunication Union

Internationalism

Internet

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Islam

Journalism

Judaism

Justice

Labor Movements

Labor Standards

Land Mines

Language

Late Capitalism

Law Firms

Law of Outer Space

Law of the Sea

League of Arab States

League of Nations

Liberalism

Liberalization

Liberation Theology

Localism

Management

Maps

Marine Pollution

Market

Marxism

McDonaldization

Media Diplomacy

Mercenaries

Mercosur

Mergers and Acquisitions

Micro-Credit Schemes

Migrant Labor

Migration

Military Globalization

Millennium Development Goals

Mining Industry

Missiles

Missionaries

Mobile Telephones

Modernity

Money

Money Laundering

Mono-Culture

MTV

Multiculturality

Multilateral Agreement on Investment

Multilateral Development Banks

Multilateralism

Museums

Music Industry

Nanotechnology

Nation-State

National Identity

Natural Resource Depletion

Neo-Gramscianism

Neoliberalism

Networks

New International Economic Order

New Medievalism

New World Information and Communications Order

New World Order

News Agencies

Nomads

Nongovernmental Organizations

North American Free Trade Agreement

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

North-South Relations

Nuclear Weapons

Occidentalism

offshore Arrangements

Oil Industry

Olympic Games

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Organization of American States

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

Orientalism

Ozone Depletion

Pan-Africanism

Paris Club

Passport

Peace

Peace Building

Peace Keeping

Peace Movements

Peasant Movements

Persistent Organic Pollutants

Pesticides

Pharmaceutical Industry

Pilgrimage

Policing

Pollution Havens

Population

Postal Services

Postcolonialism

Postmodernism

Postmodernity

Poverty

Privatization

Public Sphere

Race

Radio

Rationalization

Reflexive Modernization

Refugees

Regionalism

Religion

Religious Movements New

Religious Revivalism

Resources Law

Retail Industry

Revolution

Risk Society

Roman Catholic Church

Sanctions

Satellites

Science

Self-Identity

Sex Tourism

Sexual Minorities

Slave Trade

Socialism

South Asian Agreement on Regional Cooperation

Southern African Development Community

Sovereignty

Space

Special Drawing Rights

Spirituality

Sports

Standardization

Statistics

Stock Markets

Structural Adjustment Programs

Subaltern Movements

Subsidiarity

Substate Governance

Sustainability

Taxation

Technology

Telecommunications

Telegraph

Telephone

Television

Territoriality

Terrorism

Think Tanks

Time

Tobacco

Torture

Tourism

Toxics

Trade

Trade and Environment

Trade Protectionism

Trade Routes

Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights

Trade-Related Investment Measures

Trading Companies

Tradition

Transfer Pricing

Transgovernmental Relations

Translation

Transnational Corporations

Transnationality

Transparency

Transportation

Underground Economy

Unequal Exchange

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization

United Nations Environment Program

United Nations Organization

Universal Jurisdiction

Universalism

Urbanization

Utopianism

Video Technology

Virtual Reality

Voyages of Discovery

Washington Consensus

Water

Weblog

Welfare State

Westernization

Women

Women's Movements

World Bank

World Cinema

World Council of Churches

World Economic forum

World Environment Organization

World Health Organization

World Heritage Convention

World Intellectual Property Organization

World Language System

World Literature

World Music

World Order

World Polity Theory

World Social forum

World Society Theory

World Tourism Organization

World Trade Organization

World Wars

World Wide Web

World-System Theory

Youth Culture

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL018000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Reference
POL033000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization
REF010000
REFERENCE / Encyclopedias
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography