The Global Village Companion

The Global Village Companion

An A to Z Guide to Understanding Current World Affairs

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Baker & Taylor
Defines such terms as "ethnic cleansing," "neocolonialism," and "sustainable development," and explains their development, historical context, and usage in various cultures and political environments

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Over 400 entries discuss some of the more popular terms being tossed around in connection with the globalization of communications and economics. Among them are capitalism, female infanticide, the International Monetary Fund, missionary, Pacific Rim, subsidies, and waste management. In this global village there will be no labor unions. Also includes a list of nations and colonies, a conversion table for units of measure, a chronology from 1945 to 1995, international documents, and world maps. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1996
ISBN: 9780874368291
Characteristics: xvi, 438 p. : maps ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Christensen, Karen


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