The Resource Globalization : a reference handbook, Justin Ervin and Zachary A. Smith

Globalization : a reference handbook, Justin Ervin and Zachary A. Smith

Label
Globalization : a reference handbook
Title
Globalization
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
Justin Ervin and Zachary A. Smith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: This extensive yet concise introduction to the phenomenon of globalization looks at its economic, environmental, and security dimensions as interpreted from different political points of view
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committed to retain for EAST
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DLC
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Ervin, Justin
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ1318
LC item number
.E77 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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1953-
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Smith, Zachary A.
Series statement
ABC-CLIO's contemporary world issues series
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  • Globalization
  • Globalisierung
  • Globalisierung
  • Globalization
Label
Globalization : a reference handbook, Justin Ervin and Zachary A. Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-276) and index
Contents
  • Preface -- 1: Background And History -- So what is globalization? -- Globalization: the buzzword -- Definitions of globalization -- Globalization as a common pool issue -- Ecology of globalization: spaceship Earth -- History of globalization -- Ancient civilizations -- Ancient empire -- Rise and expansion of European powers -- Industrialization and the modern era -- 20th century -- Actors of globalization -- Nation-states -- Central banks -- International nongovernmental organizations -- International governmental organizations -- Multinational corporations -- International financial institutions -- Free trade agreements -- Conclusion -- References -- 2: Problems, Controversies, And Solutions -- Differing worldviews to interpret globalization -- Free market enthusiasts: the neoliberals -- Regulating globalization: institutionalists -- Globalization as destructive imperialism: critics -- Technology: benefits and problems -- Cultural globalization -- Neoliberals on cultural globalization -- Institutionalists on cultural globalization -- Critics on cultural globalization -- Economic globalization -- Globalization of production -- Global financial system -- Controversy over the World Trade Organization -- Worldviews on the global economy -- Neoliberals -- Institutionalists -- Critics -- Global environmental problems -- Climate change -- Stratospheric ozone depletion -- Long-range transboundary air pollution and acid rain -- Declining fishing stocks -- Ocean pollution -- Loss of biodiversity -- Worldviews on global environmental problems -- Neoliberal view on global environmental problems -- Institutionalist view on global environmental problems -- Critics on global environmental problems -- Globalization of war, conflict, security, and arms -- War and conflict: global security and the global arms dynamic -- Globalization and political realism -- Global arms trade -- Nuclear weapons and globalization -- Deterrence, mutually assured destruction, and nuclear utilization theory -- Globalization and the closing gap in firepower -- Technology and terrorism -- War and the environment -- Conclusion -- References
  • 3: Special U S Issues -- Role of the United States in the global economy -- Neoliberal view -- Liberal institutionalist view -- Critic's view -- United States and the global environment -- Evolution of environmental policy in the United States -- Rejection of the Kyoto protocol -- Climate change policy in the United States -- Global security and the United States military -- Basic facts on the United States military and globalization -- Foreign policy of the Bush administration -- NSSUS: the United States as global unitary executive -- Conclusion -- References -- 4: Chronology -- References -- 5: Biographical Sketches -- Thomas P M Barnett -- Walden Bello -- Kenneth Boulding -- Lester R Brown -- Noam Chomsky -- Herman Daly -- Cynthia Enloe -- Milton Friedman -- Thomas Friedman -- William Greider -- David Held -- Chalmers Johnson -- Immanuel Kant -- Paul Kennedy -- Robert O Keohane -- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin -- Karl Marx -- Joseph S Nye, Jr -- James Petras -- David Ricardo -- William Robinson -- Vandana Shiva -- Julian Simon -- Adam Smith -- George Soros -- William K Tabb -- Immanuel Wallerstein -- Kenneth Waltz -- Martin Wolf -- 6: Data And Documents -- Data tables -- Global population -- Technology -- Global economy -- Global oil imports and exports -- Climate change and air pollution -- Global security, arms, and conflict -- Selected documents -- Maastricht treaty: treaty on European union (1992) -- North Atlantic treaty (NATO 1949) -- Charter of the United Nations (1945) -- Universal declaration of human rights (1948) -- Free trade agreements -- General agreement on trade and tariffs (1947) -- North American free trade agreement (1994) -- Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO) -- Global environmental documents -- Agenda 21 -- Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer (1987) -- United Nations framework convention on climate change (1992) -- Kyoto protocol to the United Nations framework convention on climate change -- 7: Directory Of Organizations -- United States governmental agencies -- International governmental organizations -- Research centers and nongovernmental organizations -- Academic/University-based research centers -- 8: Resources -- Print resources -- Reference works -- Selected books and scholarly articles -- Nonprint resources -- Internet resources -- Online databases -- Videos -- Podcasts -- Glossary -- Index -- About the authors
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 293 p.
Isbn
9781598840742
Isbn Type
(ebook : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008016627
System control number
  • (OCoLC)225852389
  • (OCoLC)ocn225852389
Label
Globalization : a reference handbook, Justin Ervin and Zachary A. Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-276) and index
Contents
  • Preface -- 1: Background And History -- So what is globalization? -- Globalization: the buzzword -- Definitions of globalization -- Globalization as a common pool issue -- Ecology of globalization: spaceship Earth -- History of globalization -- Ancient civilizations -- Ancient empire -- Rise and expansion of European powers -- Industrialization and the modern era -- 20th century -- Actors of globalization -- Nation-states -- Central banks -- International nongovernmental organizations -- International governmental organizations -- Multinational corporations -- International financial institutions -- Free trade agreements -- Conclusion -- References -- 2: Problems, Controversies, And Solutions -- Differing worldviews to interpret globalization -- Free market enthusiasts: the neoliberals -- Regulating globalization: institutionalists -- Globalization as destructive imperialism: critics -- Technology: benefits and problems -- Cultural globalization -- Neoliberals on cultural globalization -- Institutionalists on cultural globalization -- Critics on cultural globalization -- Economic globalization -- Globalization of production -- Global financial system -- Controversy over the World Trade Organization -- Worldviews on the global economy -- Neoliberals -- Institutionalists -- Critics -- Global environmental problems -- Climate change -- Stratospheric ozone depletion -- Long-range transboundary air pollution and acid rain -- Declining fishing stocks -- Ocean pollution -- Loss of biodiversity -- Worldviews on global environmental problems -- Neoliberal view on global environmental problems -- Institutionalist view on global environmental problems -- Critics on global environmental problems -- Globalization of war, conflict, security, and arms -- War and conflict: global security and the global arms dynamic -- Globalization and political realism -- Global arms trade -- Nuclear weapons and globalization -- Deterrence, mutually assured destruction, and nuclear utilization theory -- Globalization and the closing gap in firepower -- Technology and terrorism -- War and the environment -- Conclusion -- References
  • 3: Special U S Issues -- Role of the United States in the global economy -- Neoliberal view -- Liberal institutionalist view -- Critic's view -- United States and the global environment -- Evolution of environmental policy in the United States -- Rejection of the Kyoto protocol -- Climate change policy in the United States -- Global security and the United States military -- Basic facts on the United States military and globalization -- Foreign policy of the Bush administration -- NSSUS: the United States as global unitary executive -- Conclusion -- References -- 4: Chronology -- References -- 5: Biographical Sketches -- Thomas P M Barnett -- Walden Bello -- Kenneth Boulding -- Lester R Brown -- Noam Chomsky -- Herman Daly -- Cynthia Enloe -- Milton Friedman -- Thomas Friedman -- William Greider -- David Held -- Chalmers Johnson -- Immanuel Kant -- Paul Kennedy -- Robert O Keohane -- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin -- Karl Marx -- Joseph S Nye, Jr -- James Petras -- David Ricardo -- William Robinson -- Vandana Shiva -- Julian Simon -- Adam Smith -- George Soros -- William K Tabb -- Immanuel Wallerstein -- Kenneth Waltz -- Martin Wolf -- 6: Data And Documents -- Data tables -- Global population -- Technology -- Global economy -- Global oil imports and exports -- Climate change and air pollution -- Global security, arms, and conflict -- Selected documents -- Maastricht treaty: treaty on European union (1992) -- North Atlantic treaty (NATO 1949) -- Charter of the United Nations (1945) -- Universal declaration of human rights (1948) -- Free trade agreements -- General agreement on trade and tariffs (1947) -- North American free trade agreement (1994) -- Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO) -- Global environmental documents -- Agenda 21 -- Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer (1987) -- United Nations framework convention on climate change (1992) -- Kyoto protocol to the United Nations framework convention on climate change -- 7: Directory Of Organizations -- United States governmental agencies -- International governmental organizations -- Research centers and nongovernmental organizations -- Academic/University-based research centers -- 8: Resources -- Print resources -- Reference works -- Selected books and scholarly articles -- Nonprint resources -- Internet resources -- Online databases -- Videos -- Podcasts -- Glossary -- Index -- About the authors
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 293 p.
Isbn
9781598840742
Isbn Type
(ebook : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008016627
System control number
  • (OCoLC)225852389
  • (OCoLC)ocn225852389

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