The Dictionary of Globalization (A-Z).
"The entries are short, to the point and informative. It also shows effectively the breadth of scholarship on globalization."
Australian Journal of Political Science
"An excellent review of the key concepts linked to globilazation as well as brief resumes of the ideas of amny key thinkers in the field. A really valuable text for all those working on globalization."
Diane Perrons, London School of Economics and Political Science
"Jones's Dictionary of Globalization provides an indispensable reference guide to the new language of international politics. Using a clear and concise format, Jones sets out and describes the multifaceted components, events, ideas, and thinkers on globalization. A different kind of text, Dictionary of Globalization helps the reader navigate the vast and contentious literature on globalization."
Stephen D. Morris, University of South Alabama
"Comprehensive and clearly written, the Dictionary of Globalization should appeal to both newcomers and established scholars in the interdisciplinary field of global studies."
Manfred B. Steger, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
- The first dictionary to provide a critical overview of the contemporary globalization debate
- The entries, ranging from 100 to 500 words in length, are divided into three core categories: institutions and organizations; processes and phenomena; key thinkers
- The dictionary is framed by a lively introductory chapter that examines the emergence and propulsion of ‘globalization’ into widespread usage
- A handy reference guide for anyone grappling with the ideas behind globalization and the thinkers who have developed them