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Globalization : encyclopedia of trade, labor, and politics

Author: Ashish K Vaidya
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work is a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge scholarship on the economic, international business, political, legal, and environmental ramifications of globalization- one of the hottest topics of the day.
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Genre/Form: Ebook
Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
1 online resource (2 v. (xii, 968 p.) : ill.)
(DLC) 2009659138
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ashish K Vaidya
ISBN: 9781780340586 1780340583
OCLC Number: 857589792
Description: 1 online resource (104 entries) : 44 images, digital files
Contents: Part one: Trade and Investment Issues --
Antidumping and Countervailing Duties --
Balance of Payments and Capital Inflows --
Currency Crisis and Contagion --
Dollarization --
Economic Integration --
Economic Sanctions --
Emerging Markets and Transition Economies --
Exchange Rate Movements --
Fiscal Policy --
Foreign Direct Investment and Cross-border Transactions --
Global Economic Growth --
Industrial Location and Competitiveness --
Inequality --
International Financial Markets --
International Indebtedness --
International Joint Ventures --
International Migration --
International Productivity --
Labor Markets and Wage Effects --
Money and Monetary Policy --
Monopolies and Antitrust Legislation --
National Government Policies --
National Tax Rules, and Sovereignty --
Nontariff Barriers --
Protectionism --
Strategic Alliances --
Subsidies --
Tariffs --
Technical Barriers to Trade --
Technology and Technical Change --
Transportation and Communication. Part Two: Major Busines and Economic Sectors --
Agriculture --
Chemicals --
Computer Hardware and Electronics --
Computer Software --
Energy and Utilities --
Financial Services --
Food and Beverages --
Media and Entertainment --
Pharmaceuticals --
Textiles and Apparel --
Transport: Airlines, Railroads, and Shipping --
Transport: Equipment Manufacturing. Part Three: International Blocs and Organizations --
Andean Community --
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) --
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) --
Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (ANZCERTA) --
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) --
The Central American Common Market (CACM) --
Common Market of the South (Mercosur) --
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) --
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) --
Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) --
East African Community (EAC) --
Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) --
The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)/Communaute Economique des Etats d'Afrique Centrale (CEEAC) --
Economic Organization of West African States (ECOWAS) --
European Economic Area (EEA) --
European Union --
Franc Zone --
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) --
Group of 8 (G8) --
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) --
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) --
International Labour Organization (ILO) --
International Monetary Fund (IMF) --
Latin American Free Trade Association (LAFTA) --
League of Arab States (LAS) --
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) --
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) --
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) --
Southern African Development Community (SADC) --
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) --
World Health Organization (WHO) --
World Trade Organization (WTO). Part Four: Other Issues --
Conflict, Cooperation, and Security --
Copyrights and Intellectual Property --
Corruption and the Underground Economy --
Culture and Globalization --
Environmental Impacts of Globalization --
Food Safety --
Foreign Aid --
Gender and Globalization --
Global Climate Change --
Human Rights and Globalization --
Labor Rights and Standards --
Natural Resources --
Political Systems and Governance --
Population Growth --
Public Health --
Social Policy --
Sustainable Development --
Urbanization --
U.S. Trade Laws.
Responsibility: Ashish K. Vaidya, editor.

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