eBook Encyclopedia Of Global Studies, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1452218552
  • ISBN-13: 9781452218557
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2072 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Provides a reference work for the emerging field of global studies, covering both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader’s Guide.
Dedication.
About the Editors.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Abortion.
2: Academy Awards.
3: Accountability.
4: Accounting Systems.
5: Acculturation.
6: Acid Rain.
7: Activism, Transnational.
8: Aesthetics.
9: African Diaspora Religions.
10: African Religions.
11: Aging Societies.
12: Agriculture Sector.
13: Air Travel.
14: Airlines.
15: Al Jazeera.
16: Alternative Energy Sources.
17: American Revolution.
18: Americanization.
19: Amnesty International.
20: Animal Rights.
21: Anti-Apartheid Movement.
22: Antiglobalization Movements and Critics.
23: Antislavery Movements.
24: Apartheid.
25: Arab League.
26: Arbitration.
27: Architecture.
28: Art.
29: Artists.
30: Asian Tiger Phenomenon.
31: Assimilation.
32: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
33: Associations.
34: Asylum.
35: Baby Boomers.
36: Baha’i.
37: Banking, Offshore.
38: Banks.
39: Battle of Badr.
40: Beirut.
41: Biofuels.
42: Biohazards.
43: Biological Diversity.
44: Biosphere.
45: Birth Control.
46: Blogs.
47: Borders.
48: Bretton Woods Agreements/System.
49: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
50: Buddhism.
51: Burial and Crematory Practices.
52: Cable News Network (CNN).
53: Caliphate.
54: Capitalism.
55: Cartoons, Comix, Manga.
56: Charismatic Leaders.
57: Charities, Charity.
58: Christianity.
59: Christianity-Related Movements.
60: Cinema.
61: Cities.
62: Citizenship.
63: Civil Aviation.
64: Civil Rights.
65: Civil Society, Global.
66: Civility.
67: Civilization.
68: Class.
69: Climate Change.
70: Cold War.
71: Colonialism.
72: Communicative Power.
73: Communism, as International Movement.
74: Communist International.
75: Communitarianism.
76: Communities, Transnational.
77: Community.
78: Computing.
79: Computing, Personal.
80: Conflict and Conflict Resolution.
81: Confucianism.
82: Connectedness, Global.
83: Conquests.
84: Constitutionalism.
85: Consumer Protest.
86: Consumerism.
87: Containerization.
88: Contraception.
89: Cooperation.
90: Corporate Identity.
91: Corporations, Transnational.
92: Cosmopolitan Identity.
93: Cosmopolitanism.
94: Creativity and Innovation.
95: Creolization.
96: Crime, Transnational.
97: Crusades.
98: Cuisine.
99: Cultural Commons.
100: Cultural Destruction.
101: Cultural Diversity, Convention on.
102: Cultural Hybridity.
103: Cultural Industries.
104: Cultural Observatories.
105: Culture, Notions of.
106: Currencies.
107: Cyberconflict.
108: Cybernetics.
109: Darwinism and Social Darwinism.
110: Data Systems and Reporting, Global.
111: Deforestation.
112: Democracy.
113: Demographic Change.
114: Demographic Transition.
115: Dependency.
116: Dependency Theory.
117: Depression, Great.
118: Depression, Recession, and Stagnation.
119: Desertification.
120: Deskilling.
121: Deterrence.
122: Deterritorialization and Reterritorialization.
123: Dharma.
124: Diasporas.
125: Diseases.
126: Distribution of Wealth, Equitability of.
127: Dollar.
128: Drugs and Pharmaceuticals.
129: Dubai.
130: Dynasties.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader’s Guide.
1: Earth Summit.
2: Economic Crises.
3: Economic Development.
4: Economic Ethics.
5: Economics, Keynesian.
6: Economy, Informal.
7: Educational Systems.
8: Electricity.
9: Elites.
10: Email.
11: Empires.
12: Empires, Modern.
13: Energy Efficiency.
14: Enlightenment, The.
15: Entrepreneurship.
16: Environmental Carrying Capacity.
17: Environmental Change.
18: Environmental Movement.
19: Environmental Rights.
20: Environmental Security.
21: Environmental Treaties, Conventions, and Protocols.
22: Ethics, Global.
23: Ethnic Identity.
24: Ethnocentrism.
25: Euro.
26: European Central Bank.
27: European Union.
28: Events, Global.
29: Extractive Industries Sector.
30: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
31: Failed States.
32: Family.
33: Family Policies.
34: Family Systems, Kinship.
35: Fascism.
36: Feminism.
37: Fertility.
38: Film Festivals.
39: Finance, Financial Systems.
40: Fisheries.
41: Floods, Tsunamis.
42: Food.
43: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
44: Fordism.
45: Forests.
46: Foundations.
47: Foundations, Asian: International Activities.
48: Foundations, European: International Activities.
49: Foundations, U.S.: International Activities.
50: Franchise Systems.
51: Free Speech.
52: Freemasons.
53: French Revolution.
54: Games.
55: Gay and Lesbian Movement.
56: Gay Rights.
57: Gender Identity.
58: Geneva Conventions.
59: Genius, Notion of.
60: Genocides.
61: Geographic Informational Systems (GIS).
62: Global Commons.
63: Global Communications and Technology.
64: Global Conflict and Security.
65: Global Culture, Media.
66: Global Economic Issues.
67: Global Environmental and Energy Issues.
68: Global Governance and World Order.
69: Global Health and Nutrition.
70: Global Historical Antecedents.
71: Global History, Studies in.
72: Global Intellectuals.
73: Global Justice and Legal Issues.
74: Global Order.
75: Global Positioning System (GPS).
76: Global Religions, Beliefs, and Ideologies.
77: Global Reporting Initiatives.
78: Global South.
79: Global Studies.
80: Global Studies, Current Academic Approaches to.
81: Global Studies, Early Academic Approaches to.
82: Global Terminology.
83: Global Village.
84: Global Warming.
85: Globalization, Approaches to.
86: Globalization, Managed (China).
87: Globalization, Measurement of.
88: Globalization, Phenomenon of.
89: Globalization and Transnationality Indexes.
90: Gold Standard.
91: Google.
92: Governance Networks, Transnational.
93: Greenhouse Gases.
94: Hajj.
95: Handheld Devices.
96: Hare Krishna (International Society for Krishna Consciousness).
97: Health Care Access.
98: Health Care Systems.
99: Hedge Funds.
100: Hegemonic Power.
101: Heritage.
102: Hinduism.
103: Hindu-Related Movements.
104: Hiroshima.
105: HIV/AIDS.
106: Hollow State.
107: Hollywood.
108: Holocaust.
109: Homogenization.
110: Homophobia.
111: Hong Kong.
112: Human Rights, International.
113: Humanism.
114: Humanitarian Intervention.
115: Humanitarianism.
116: Humanity, Concepts of.
117: Hygiene.
118: Hyperglobalism.
119: Idealism.
120: Identities, Traditional.
121: Identities in Global Societies.
122: Ideologies, Global.
123: Illegal Trade, Arms.
124: Illegal Trade, Children.
125: Illegal Trade, Drugs.
126: Illegal Trade, Precious Metals.
127: Immigration.
128: Immigration and Transnationalism.
129: Imperialism.
130: Independence Movements.
131: Indigenous Peoples’ Rights.
132: Indigenous Religions, Globalization of.
133: Individualism.
134: Industrialization.
135: Inequality, Global.
136: Inequality, Global Economic.
137: Infant Mortality.
138: Information Age.
139: Intellectual Property Rights.
140: Intelligence Agencies.
141: Intergenerational Relations.
142: International Air Transportation Association.
143: International Court of Justice.
144: International Criminal Tribunals.
145: International Labour Organization (ILO).
146: International Maritime Organization.
147: International Monetary Fund (IMF).
148: International Nongovernmental Organizations (INGOs).
149: International Nongovernmental Organizationz, Quasi-Forms.
150: International Relations.
151: Internet.
152: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
153: Interpol.
154: Inventions and Discoveries.
155: Investment.
156: Islam.
157: Islam-related Movements.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader’s Guide.
1: Jainism.
2: Johannesburg.
3: Journalism.
4: Judaism.
5: Justice, Transitional.
6: Justice Movements, Transnational.
7: Knowledge Management Systems.
8: Knowledge Production Systems.
9: Kyoto Protocol.
10: Labor.
11: Labor Rights.
12: Land Use.
13: Landless Persons.
14: Law, International.
15: Law, Regional.
16: Law, Transnational.
17: Law, World.
18: Law of Arctic Regions.
19: Law of the Sea.
20: Leadership.
21: League of Nations.
22: Legal Systems.
23: Legitimacy.
24: Leisure.
25: Lex Mercatoria.
26: Liberalism, Neoliberalism.
27: Lifestyles.
28: Linguistic Identities.
29: Literature.
30: Local Exchange and Trading Systems (LETS).
31: London.
32: Longue Durée, Long Wave Theories of Development.
33: Los Angeles.
34: Malnutrition.
35: Malthusian Idea.
36: Manufacturing Sector.
37: Maps and Map-Making.
38: Maquiladoras.
39: Marginality.
40: Marketing.
41: Markets.
42: Marshall Plan.
43: Marxism and Neo-Marxism.
44: McDonaldization, McWorld.
45: Media, Global.
46: Medical Systems.
47: Memory.
48: Memory Wars.
49: Mercantilism.
50: Methodological Nationalism.
51: Microsoft.
52: Migrant Shopping Patterns.
53: Migration.
54: Migration, Illegal.
55: Migration Policies, Types of.
56: Military.
57: Modern Identities.
58: Modernization.
59: Monetary Policy.
60: Mormonism.
61: Morse Code.
62: Mortality.
63: Multiculturalism.
64: Multiracial Identities.
65: Mumbai.
66: Music.
67: Myths.
68: Nanotechnology.
69: National Identities.
70: Nationalism, Neo-Nationalism.
71: Nation-State.
72: Natural Gas.
73: Natural Law.
74: Nature, Concepts of.
75: Navigation Systems.
76: Neocolonialism.
77: Neoconservatism.
78: New York City.
79: News.
80: Nobel Prize.
81: Non-Aligned Movement.
82: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
83: Nuclear Power.
84: Nuremberg Precedent.
85: Oceans.
86: Oil.
87: Olympic Movement.
88: Open Society Institute.
89: Opinion, World.
90: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).
91: Organization of American States (OAS).
92: Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
93: Otherness.
94: Outsourcing.
95: Overpopulation.
96: Pan African Union.
97: Pariahs, Global.
98: Paris.
99: Parks, Reserves, and Refuges.
100: Peace.
101: Peace Activism.
102: Peacekeeping Forces.
103: Peasant Economies.
104: Penal Systems.
105: Petroleum Economy.
106: Petroleum Geopolitics.
107: Pharmaceutical Sector.
108: Philanthropy.
109: Polar Regions.
110: Policing Systems.
111: Political Parties, Transnational.
112: Population and Demographic Change.
113: Population Control Policies.
114: Population Growth and Population Explosion.
115: Populism.
116: Postal System, World.
117: Postmodernism.
118: Postmodernity.
119: Poverty and Poverty Alleviation.
120: Power, Global Contexts of.
121: Prisoners’ Rights.
122: Private Security Firms.
123: Private-Public Partnerships.
124: Privatization.
125: Prizes and Awards, International.
126: Production and Innovation Networks, Global.
127: Professions.
128: Protectionism.
129: Protestant reformation.
130: Proto-Globalization.
131: Public Goods, Global.
132: Public Health.
133: Publics and Polis, Global.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader’s Guide.
1: Racial Identity.
2: Racial Supremacy.
3: Radio.
4: RailRoads.
5: Red Cross.
6: Refugees.
7: Regional Governance.
8: Regional Identities.
9: Regionalism.
10: Religious Conversion.
11: Religious Identities.
12: Religious Movements, New and Syncretic.
13: Religious Politics.
14: Remediation.
15: Remittances.
16: Republics.
17: Retirement Systems.
18: Revolutions.
19: Rio De Janeiro.
20: Road Signage Systems.
21: Roads and Routeways.
22: Rurality.
23: Scripts and Writing Systems.
24: Secret Societies.
25: Secularism.
26: Security.
27: September 11, 2001 (9/11).
28: Service Sector.
29: Sex Trafficking.
30: Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
31: Shanghai.
32: Shari‘a (Islamic Law).
33: Shelter and Housing.
34: Shinto.
35: Shrinking World Concepts.
36: Sikhism.
37: Silk Road, New.
38: Singapore.
39: Sites, Global.
40: 68 Generation.
41: Slavery.
42: Soccer.
43: Social Capital.
44: Social Democracy.
45: Social Entrepreneurship.
46: Social Movements.
47: Social Networking.
48: Socialism.
49: Socialist International.
50: Soft Power Diplomacy.
51: Solidarity Movements.
52: Sovereignty.
53: Space, Outer.
54: Sports, Recreation.
55: Standards and Standard Setting, Global.
56: State–Civil Society Relations.
57: Subsidiarity.
58: Summits, Summitry.
59: Sustainability.
60: Tax Havens.
61: Taxation.
62: Technology Sector.
63: Telegraph, Telegram.
64: Telephone.
65: Telephony.
66: Television.
67: Terrorism.
68: Theater.
69: Think Tanks.
70: Third Way Movements.
71: Tobin Tax.
72: Tokyo.
73: Tourism Sector.
74: Trade.
75: Trade Agreements.
76: Transparency.
77: Transportation Systems.
78: Treaties.
79: Treaty Of Rome.
80: Tribal Identities.
81: Truth Commission.
82: Tuberculosis.
83: Uncivil Society.
84: Un–Civil Society Relations.
85: Undocumented Persons.
86: United Nations.
87: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
88: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
89: Universal Jurisdiction.
90: Universal Postal Union.
91: Universalism.
92: Universities and Higher Learning.
93: Urban Diseconomies.
94: Urbanization.
95: Utopia, Dystopia.
96: Value/Commodity Chains, Global.
97: Values.
98: Vatican.
99: Virtual Worlds.
100: Viruses, Killer.
101: Viruses and Diseases, Emerging.
102: Walmart.
103: Waqfs.
104: War.
105: War, Civil.
106: War, Urban.
107: Wars, New.
108: Wars, World.
109: Waste Management.
110: Water.
111: Weapons.
112: Web 2.0.
113: Welfare State.
114: Westphalia, Treaty of, and the Post-Westphalian World.
115: Wikipedia.
116: Women’s Movement.
117: Women’s Right.
118: Work.
119: Wold Bank.
120: World Cultures.
121: World Economic Forum.
122: World Federalist Movement.
123: World Food Program.
124: World Government.
125: World Health Organization.
126: World Order, Visions of.
127: World Religions, Concept of.
128: World Social Forum.
129: World Society Theory.
130: World Trade Organization (WTO).
131: World’s Fairs.
132: World-Systems Perspective.
133: Xenophobia.
134: Zionism.
135: Zoroastrianism.
Index.