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Encyclopedia of the global economy : a guide for students and researchers

Author: David E O'Connor
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
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Examines the concepts, people, and organizations related to economic globalization from the sixteenth century to the present, and features over 150 alphabetically-arranged entries and primary documents on topics including international trade, outsourcing, and child labor.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Enciclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Connor, David E. (David Edward)
Encyclopedia of the global economy.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006
(OCoLC)646920509
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David E O'Connor
ISBN: 0313335842 9780313335846 0313335850 9780313335853 0313335869 9780313335860
OCLC Number: 61461619
Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: v. 1. List of entries --
Guide to related topics --
Figures and tables --
Author's note --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Common abbreviations --
Timeline of key events in the global economy, 1776-2009 --
The encyclopedia --
Glossary of selected terms --
Key global economy Web sites --
Selected bibliography --
Index. v. 2. Author's note --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Common abbreviations --
Timeline of key events in the global economy, 1776-2009 --
Primary documents --
A note about the documents --
List of primary documents --
Population --
Poverty reduction --
Economic growth and sustainable development --
International trade --
Regional integration in the global trading system --
Foreign direct investment and corporate social responsibility --
Global labor markets and labor rights --
The environment and sustainable development --
Consumer rights and sustainable consumption --
Quality of life and economic justice --
Statistical tables --
A note about the statistical tables --
List of statistical tables --
Population --
Global output --
Advanced economies --
Least developed countries (LDCs) --
Income distribution, poverty, and external debt --
Quality of life and social indicators --
Transnational corporations and foreign direct investment --
International trade --
Regional development banks --
Global energy consumption and production --
Global competitiveness and freedom --
Glossary of selected terms --
Key global economy Web sites --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: David E. O'Connor.

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Provides a comprehensive introduction to the global economy. This book covers a spectrum of concepts, people, and organisations related to economic globalisation - from its origins in the quest for  Read more...
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