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Protectionism

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

The word protectionism figures prominently in international trade and global economic relationships. It refers to a desire to insulate—“protect”—from economic harm a producer of goods in one's own nation who might suffer economically as a result of the ...

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