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Red Cross

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

A red cross on a white background is one of the world's most renowned symbols. It demarcates a global network of organizations that provide relief in time of need. The Red Cross is also a unique idea about war and neutrality ...

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