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Prizes and Awards, International

  • By: Bruno S. Frey & Susanne Neckermann
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Awards such as orders, medals, and decorations are a global phenomenon; they exist everywhere in society and in all times. They serve as signals to indicate generally socially desired behavior as well as motivators for individual persons. Awards in the ...

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