A dictionary of globalization by Jens-Uwe Wunderlich

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By Jens-Uwe Wunderlich

Globalization has turn into the most vital issues inside of politics and economics. This new name explains many of the comparable terminology, summarizes the encircling theories and examines the overseas agencies concerned. With the proliferation of communications and the increase of the multi-national company, the concept that of globalization is extremely important to the fashionable political setting. The constitution of the trendy economic system, in line with details creation and diffusion, has made nationwide limitations mostly beside the point. A Dictionary of Globalization explains theories, philosophies and ideologies, and contains brief biographies of best activists, theorists and thinkers similar to Noam Chomsky, Karl Marx and Jos? Bov?. options, matters and phrases key to the certainty of globalization even have transparent and concise definitions, together with democracy, civil society, non-governmental companies and ethnicity. Cross-referenced for ease of use, this title aims to be of significant gain to an individual learning politics or sociology. it is going to turn out necessary to public and educational libraries, in addition to to companies, executive departments, embassies and newshounds.

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The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and on the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on 11 September 2001, and the subsequent ‘war on terrorism’, led to the ASEAN Declaration on Joint Action to Counter Terrorism in November 2001, the ASEAN-USA Joint Declaration for Co-operation to Combat International Terrorism in 2002, and the Joint Declaration on Co-operation to Combat Terrorism between the European Union and ASEAN in 2003. At the October 2003 summit in Bali, ASEAN leaders signed a Declaration of ASEAN Concord II.

It aims to make information and different opinions available to its predominantly Muslim audience. Its real impact is difficult to measure but the controversy surrounding Al-Jazeera bears testimony to the power and global reach of the media and contemporary information technology. ) Americanization Globalization is often described as being another name for Americanization, a process by which the USA extends its economic and cultural influence globally. The global reach and influence of US companies such as Microsoft, McDonald’s, CNN and Coca-Cola are cited as among the most vivid expressions of Americanization.

Acid Rain Acid rain is a widespread form of air pollution that cannot be territorially contained. It refers to rain containing a larger concentration of acid than would normally be present in the atmosphere. The primary cause of this phenomenon is the release of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides into the atmosphere, where they react with water, oxygen and other chemicals resulting in mild but dangerous concentrations of sulphuric and nitric acid. g. g. the burning of fossil fuels in power plants and vehicles).

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