eBook The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization, 1st Edition

  • George Ritzer University of Maryland
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  • ISBN-10: 0470670592
  • ISBN-13: 9780470670590
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2638 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released July 2013
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Edited by one of the leading authorities in the field, The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization brings together over 600 specially commissioned entries from the world's best scholars and teachers. This groundbreaking reference work, the first in a series of encyclopedias on major topics within the social sciences, is arranged in A-Z format, and includes perspectives from across the social sciences. The encyclopedia examines the founding theories of the discipline and addresses the realities of globalization today. International in scope and covering a broad range of topics from agency structure and advertising to World Trade Organization and Zapatistas, this landmark project offers an authoritative and up-to date resource for all those interested in the study of globalization.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Editors.
List of Contributors.
Lexicon.
Timeline.
Introduction.
1: Accountability.
2: Accumulation.
3: Accumulation, Flexible.
4: Acid Rain.
5: Advertising.
6: African Union.
7: Agency.
8: Agency-Structure.
9: Agenda 21.
10: Aging.
11: Agro-Exports.
12: Agro-Fuels.
13: Aids.
14: Alienation.
15: Al-Jazeera.
16: Alterity.
17: Americanization.
18: Amnesty International.
19: Anarchy.
20: Anti-Americanism.
21: Anti-Bribery Convention.
22: Anti-Capitalism.
23: Anti-Consumerism.
24: Anti-War Movement.
25: Architecture.
26: Arms Transfers.
27: Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation.
28: Assemblage Theory.
29: Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
30: Asylum-Seekers.
31: Asymmetric Warfare.
32: Authoritarian Regimes.
33: Autonomist Social Movements.
34: Bank for International Settlements.
35: Banking.
36: Blogs.
37: Body.
38: Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas.
39: Bollywood.
40: Bologna Process.
41: Borders.
42: Bottom Billion.
43: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy.
44: Brain Drain.
45: Brands.
46: Bretton Woods.
47: Bribery.
48: Buddhism.
49: Call Centers.
50: Capital Flight.
51: Capitalism.
52: Care Chain.
53: Cartels, Private International.
54: Casinopolitanism.
55: Cathedrals of Consumption.
56: Childhood and Migration.
57: Christianity.
58: Cities.
59: Citizenship.
60: Civil Society.
61: Civilization.
62: Clean Clothes Campaign.
63: Clearing House Interbank Payment System.
64: Climate Change.
65: Climate Change: Urban Impacts and Responses.
66: Coca-Globalization.
67: Codex Alimentarius Commission.
68: Collective Memory.
69: Colonialism.
70: Colonialism, Neo-.
71: Colonization.
72: Commercialization.
73: Commodification in Perpetuity.
74: Commoditization.
75: Commodity Chains.
76: Communism.
77: Communitarianism.
78: Communities.
79: Comparative Advantage.
80: Computer Viruses.
81: Conflict: Global Anti-Jewish Violence.
82: Confucianism.
83: Connectivity.
84: Consciousness.
85: Consumer Movements.
86: Consumption.
87: Core.
88: Corporate Social Responsibility.
89: Corruption.
90: Cosmopolitanism.
91: Cosmopolitanism and Cosmopolitanization.
92: Counter-Hegemonic Globalization.
93: Counterterrorism.
94: Creative Destruction.
95: Creative Industries.
96: Credit Cards.
97: Creolization.
98: Crime.
99: Crimes against Humanity.
100: Criminal Networks.
101: Critical Regionalism.
102: Cross-Atlantic Relationships: Europe and the United States.
103: Cruise Tourism.
104: Cultural Globalization.
105: Cultural Imperialism.
106: Cultural Relativism.
107: Culture-Ideology of Consumerism.
108: Cyberspace.
109: Debt Crisis.
110: Deglobalization.
111: Deindustrialization.
112: Democracy.
113: Department of Homeland Security.
114: Depeasantization.
115: Dependency Theory.
116: Dependency Trends.
117: Deterritorialization.
118: Developed and Less Developed Societies.
119: Developing Countries.
120: Development.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Developmental Idealism.
2: Diaspora.
3: Diffusion, Cultural.
4: Digital Divide.
5: Digitality and Sociopolitical Networks.
6: Dinosaurs of Consumption.
7: Diseases, Borderless.
8: Disembedding.
9: Disneyization.
10: Distanciation.
11: Division of Labor.
12: Domination.
13: Drug Trafficking.
14: East Asia, the Rise of.
15: Easternization.
16: Eco-Labels.
17: Ecological Problems.
18: Economic Globalization.
19: Education.
20: Education Policy.
21: Emerging Societies.
22: Empire.
23: End of History: The Views of Francis Fukuyama.
24: Environment: International Political Economy.
25: Environmental Activism.
26: Environmental Change.
27: Environmental Concern.
28: Environmental Globalization.
29: Environmental Problems.
30: Environmental Protection Movement.
31: Ethical Consumption.
32: Ethics, Global.
33: Ethnic Cleansing.
34: Ethnicity.
35: Ethnography of Globalization.
36: Ethnoscapes.
37: Euro.
38: Euro Crisis.
39: Eurocentrism.
40: European Region Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students.
41: European Society.
42: European Union.
43: Europeanization.
44: Everyday Life.
45: Executive Search.
46: Exploitation.
47: Exploitation of Labor.
48: Export Credit.
49: Export Processing Zones.
50: Failed States.
51: Fair Trade.
52: Families.
53: Fast-Food.
54: Fédération Internationale de Football Association.
55: Feminization of Labor.
56: Feminization of Poverty.
57: Field.
58: Film Festivals.
59: Financescapes.
60: Financial Markets.
61: Flat World.
62: Flexibilization.
63: Flows.
64: Food Aid.
65: Food Justice.
66: Food Sovereignty.
67: Football.
68: Football Violence.
69: Fordism, Post-Fordism.
70: Foreign Direct Investment.
71: Foreign Direct Investment and Development.
72: Fragmentation.
73: Free Trade.
74: Free Trade Area of the Americas.
75: Frictions.
76: Fundamentalism.
77: Future, Globalization and the.
78: Games.
79: Gastronationalism.
80: Gates Foundation.
81: Gender.
82: General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
83: General Agreement on Trade in Services.
84: Genetically Modified Food.
85: Geneva Conventions.
86: Genital Mutilation.
87: Genocide.
88: Geography of Globalization.
89: Geopolitics.
90: Global Age.
91: Global Futures.
92: Global Risk Society.
93: Global Scapes: The Case of the University.
94: Global Village.
95: Global Warming.
96: Globalism.
97: Globalists.
98: Globalists vs. Skeptics.
99: Globality.
100: Globalization.
101: Globalization: Alternative Perspectives.
102: Globalization from below.
103: Globalization and Inequality.
104: Globophilia.
105: Glocalization.
106: Governance.
107: Governmentality.
108: Great Recession.
109: Green Revolution.
110: Greenpeace.
111: Grobalization.
112: Group of Eight.
113: Group of Thirty.
114: Group of 77.
115: Hacktivists.
116: Health.
117: Hegemony and Counterhegemony.
118: Heterogeneity.
119: Higher Education.
120: Hinduism.
121: Hollywood.
122: Homogenization.
123: Homosexuality.
124: Human Rights.
125: Human Trafficking.
126: Humanity.
127: Hunger.
128: Hybridity.
129: Hypercapitalism.
130: Hyperconsumption.
131: Hyperreality.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Identities.
2: Ideology.
3: Ideoscapes.
4: Imagined Communities.
5: Immaterial Labor.
6: Immigrants, Adaptation.
7: Immigrants, Undocumented.
8: Imperialism.
9: Indigenous People, Resistance.
10: Indigenous Peoples.
11: Individualism.
12: Industrialization.
13: Inequality.
14: Inequality, Education.
15: Inequality, Health.
16: Information Capitalism.
17: Information and Communication Technologies.
18: Information War.
19: Informationalism.
20: Innovation.
21: Insourcing.
22: Intellectual Property Rights.
23: Intercultural Education.
24: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
25: International Atomic Energy Agency.
26: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.
27: International Courts.
28: International Criminal Courts.
29: International Exhibitions.
30: International Governmental Organizations.
31: International Human Rights Law.
32: International Labour Organization.
33: International Monetary Fund.
34: International Nongovernmental Organizations.
35: International Olympic Committee.
36: International Organization of Securities Commissions.
37: International Relations.
38: International Telecommunication Union.
39: International Union for Conservation of Nature.
40: Internet.
41: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
42: Interpol.
43: Interregionalism.
44: Islam, Political.
45: Islam: Globalization and Its Intellectual Development.
46: Isomorphism.
47: Jihad.
48: Joint-Ventures.
49: Judaism.
50: Kimberley Process.
51: Knowledge.
52: Knowledge Societies.
53: Kyoto Protocol.
54: La Vía Campesina.
55: Labor Migration.
56: Labor Movements.
57: Labor Unions.
58: Labor and Work.
59: Landscapes.
60: Late Capitalism.
61: Law of the Sea.
62: League of Nations.
63: Leapfrogging.
64: Liberalism.
65: Liberalization.
66: Liquidity.
67: Livestock and Meat industries.
68: Localization.
Maastricht Treaty.
69: Malaria.
70: Management, Global Models.
71: Marine Pollution.
72: Market Externalities.
73: Marketization.
74: Mass Media.
75: Mass Migration.
76: McDonaldization.
77: McWorld.
78: Médecins Sans Frontières.
79: Media Convergence.
80: Media Culture.
81: Media Imperialism.
82: Media Society.
83: Mediascapes.
84: Medium Is the Message.
85: Megachurches.
86: Mercenaries.
87: Mercosur.
88: Methods in the Study of Globalization.
89: Microfinance.
90: Migrant Sex Workers.
91: Migrants.
92: Migration.
93: Migration Control.
94: Migration and the State.
95: Militarism.
96: Military.
97: Missionaries.
98: Mobilities.
99: Mobility.
100: Modern Imperialism.
101: Modernity.
102: Modernization.
103: Money.
104: Multicultural Education.
105: Multiculturalism.
106: Multilateral Agreement on Investment.
107: Multilateral Development Banks.
108: Multinational Corporations.
109: Multitude.
110: Museums.
111: Nation.
112: Nation-State.
113: National Identity.
114: Nationalism.
115: Nationalization.
116: Nearshoring.
117: Neighborhoods.
118: Neoconservatism.
119: Neoliberal as Political Technology.
120: Neoliberalism.
121: Neoliberalism, Class Foundations.
122: Network Society.
123: Networks.
124: New World Information and Communication Order.
125: Nomads.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Nongovernmental Organizations.
2: Non-Place.
3: Nonviolence.
4: North American Free Trade Agreement.
5: North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
6: North-South.
7: Nuclear Arms Control.
8: Offshore Outsourcing.
9: Oil (Petroleum).
10: Olympic Games.
11: Open-Sourcing.
12: Oppression.
13: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development.
14: Organization of American States.
15: Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
16: Orientalism.
17: Outsourcing.
18: Ozone Depletion.
19: Pan-Africanism.
20: Pan American Health Organization.
21: Paris Club.
22: Passports.
23: Peace.
24: Peasant Movements.
25: Periphery.
26: Pilgrimage.
27: Piracy.
28: Place.
29: Policing.
30: Political Capitalism, Markets, and the Global Financial Crisis.
31: Political Globalization.
32: Pollution, Water.
33: Popular Music.
34: Population.
35: Postcolonialism.
36: Postcommunism.
37: Postglobalization.
38: Postmodernity.
39: Post-Secularism.
40: Poverty.
41: Precarity.
42: Primary Education.
43: Privatization.
44: Professions.
45: Protectionism.
46: Public Debate.
47: Public Opinion.
48: Public Relations.
49: Public Sphere.
50: Qaedaism.
51: Quotas.
52: Race.
53: Racism.
54: Rape.
55: Rationalization.
56: Realism, Political.
57: Reflexive Modernization.
58: Reflexivity.
59: Refugees.
60: Regionalism.
61: Relativization.
62: Religion.
63: Religion, World.
64: Religions, Global.
65: Remittances and Development.
66: Reproductive Tourism.
67: Resistance to Globalization.
68: Resistance Movements.
69: Ressentiment.
70: Restructuring.
71: Revolution.
72: Revolutionary Movements.
73: Romance Tourism.
74: Rule of Law in Global Politics.
75: Runaway World.
76: Scales of Globalization.
77: Science.
78: Seattle Demonstrations.
79: Second Modernity.
80: Security-Insecurity.
81: Semiperiphery.
82: September 11th.
83: Sex.
84: Sex Segregation.
85: Sex Tourism.
86: Sex Trafficking.
87: Sex Work.
88: Sexualities, Globalizing.
89: Simulation.
90: Slave Trade.
91: Slow Food Movement.
92: Social Class.
93: Social Imaginaries.
94: Social Movements.
95: Social Policy.
96: Socialism.
97: Society.
98: Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication.
99: Sourcing.
100: South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.
101: Southern African Development Community.
102: Sovereignty.
103: Space.
104: Space of Flows/Space of Place.
105: Spatiality.
106: Spectacles.
107: Sport.
108: Standardization.
109: Starbucks.
110: State Autonomy.
111: Structural Adjustment.
112: Structuration.
113: Sufism.
114: Supermarket Revolution.
115: Sustainability.
116: Sustainable Consumption.
117: Sweatshops.
118: Tax, Economic Globalization and Development.
119: Tax Evasion, Global.
120: Technology.
121: Technoscapes.
122: Terror.
123: Terrorism.
124: Terrorist Cells.
125: Time-Space Compression.
126: Tobin Tax.
127: Tourism.
128: Tourism and the media.
129: Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights.
130: Trade-Related Investment Measures.
131: Transborder Activism.
132: Transcultural Media Studies.
133: Transnational Capitalist Class.
134: Transnational Corporations.
135: Transnational Environmental Activism.
136: Transnational Migration.
137: Transnational Speech Regulation.
138: Transnational State.
139: Transnationalism.
140: Transparency.
141: Tripartite Standards Regime.
142: Tuberculosis.
143: Twitter Revolution.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Undernutrition.
2: Union of South American Nations.
3: United Nations.
4: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
5: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.
6: United Nations Environment Programme.
7: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.
8: United Students against Sweatshops.
9: Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
10: Urban.
11: Urbanism.
12: US-Mexico Border.
13: US Social Forum.
14: Vagabonds and Tourists.
15: Value Chains.
16: Virtual Communities.
17: Wage Labor.
18: Wal-Mart(ization).
19: War.
20: War Crimes.
21: War on Terror.
22: War on Terror: Humanitarian and Human Rights Issues.
23: War on Terror, International Law on.
24: Washington Consensus.
25: Water.
26: Water Crisis.
27: Weak States.
28: Web 2.0.
29: Welfare State.
30: Westernization.
31: WikiLeaks.
32: Women and Economic Development.
33: Women's Movement(s), Transnational.
34: Women's Rights.
35: Worker Rights Consortium.
36: World Bank.
37: World Cities.
38: World Council of Churches.
39: World Cultural Heritage.
40: World Cultural Heritage: Conventions.
41: World Culture.
42: World Economic Forum.
43: World Environment Organization.
44: World Food Programme.
45: World Government.
46: World Health Organization.
47: World Intellectual Property Organization.
48: World Polity Theory.
49: World Social Forum.
50: World Society Theory.
51: World Summit on the Information Society.
52: World Trade Organization.
53: World Values Survey.
54: World Wildlife Fund.
55: World-Systems Analysis.
56: Zapatistas.
Index.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

George Ritzer

George Ritzer is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland. He received the 2000 Distinguished Contribution to Teaching Award from the American Sociological Association and has chaired its sections on Theoretical Sociology and Organizations and Occupations. Among his most recent books are The McDonaldization of Society, New Century Edition, Enchanting a Disenchanted World , and, with Barry Smart, The Handbook of Social Theory.