TCD experts contribute to Encyclopedia of Globalization

Posted on: 05 April 2007

Trinity College researchers from the Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS) have been at the forefront of the newly published Encyclopedia of Globalization. An important new multi-disciplinary reference work, the recent publication by Routledge Publishers drew on dozens of academic experts and took over 2 years to complete.

TCD’s Prof. Robert Holton, who served on the editorial board of the Encyclopedia provided entries on ‘Capitalism’, ‘Networks’, and ‘Universalism’. Other Trinity contributors included Prof. Dermot McAleese on ‘Trade Protectionism’, Prof. Kevin O’Rourke on ‘ Economic Globalization’, Professor Philip Lane on ‘Capital Controls’, Dr Gillian Wylie on ‘Human Trafficking’, and Professor Alan Matthews on ‘International Commodity Agreements.’

The Encyclopedia of Globalization provides a convenient, compact and easily comprehensible reference for use in schools, universities and public libraries. Its 400 entries cover key cultural, ecological, economic, geographical, historical, political, psychological and social aspects of globalization. Compiled by a cross-disciplinary editorial team of leading academics on the subject, the encyclopedia presents the latest research in terms that are accessible to the layperson