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Standards and Standard Setting, Global

  • By: Helmut K. Anheier & Martin Hölz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Generally speaking, a standard is an agreed-on repeatable way of doing something. Standards have become an integral element of all modern societies and of global society as a whole. Almost every sector of society, almost every activity in daily life, at ...

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