ISBN 9781405188241,The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia Of Globalization

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia Of Globalization


George Ritzer


John Wiley



John Wiley

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781405188241

ISBN-10 1405188243

Hard Back

Number of Pages 2638 Pages
Language (English)

Business & management

This fivevolume Encyclopedia 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 over five volumes Includes entries on concepts derived from across the social sciences, from sociology and anthropology to political science, economics, and human geography Looks at the founding theories as well as the realities of globalization today Covers the essential topics in the study of globalization, including agencystructure, Americanization, antiglobalization, Bretton Woods; cocacolonization, Empire; Euro crisis, ethnic cleansing, exploitation, feminization of poverty, genocide, global warming, nationstate, neoliberalism, oil, postglobalization, 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 documentslisted as entries such asthe Kyoto Protocol and The Universal Declaration of Human Rights