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The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization, 5 Volume Set

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization, 5 Volume Set

George Ritzer (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-18824-1

Mar 2012

2618 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Containing over 600 entries on the essential topics of Globalization, this collection offers the definitive reference resource for students, researchers and academics in the field.

  • Updated annually
  • Offers clear and concise explanations of the key concepts of Globalization
  • 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 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

5 Volumes