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Hill, Steven, 1958-
Europe's promise : why the European way is the best hope in an insecure age / Steven Hill
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HN373.5 .H55 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Europe -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Europe -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Physical Description xiv, 472 p. ; 23 cm
Contents The rise of the European way -- The capitalist engine that huffed and puffed -- Europe's secret advantage : economic democracy -- Family values, European style -- The myth of the overtaxed European and other modern fables -- The economic crash of 2008-9 : Wall Street capitalism vs. social capitalism -- The European way of health -- La Sante d'abord : the formal health care system -- Windmills, tides, and solar besides : the European way of energy -- Revolution on wheels : the European way of transportation -- The reluctant superpower : transatlantic rupture and the post-9/11 world -- The European way of foreign policy, put to the test -- The legacy of Luther and Cromwell : political democracy in Europe -- Consensus building through dynamic democracy -- Sticky glue, social contracts, and fulcrum institutions -- The challenges of immigration and integration -- A European civil rights movement arises: sort of -- The dilemma of population decline : "where are all the children?"
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 433-436) and index

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