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Kenny, Charles
The upside of down : why the rise of the rest is good for the West / Charles Kenny
New York : Basic Books, c2013
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 3rd Floor  HB3722 .K46 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Financial crises -- United States
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
Globalization -- Economic aspects
Physical Description xii, 239 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-226) and index
Contents Losing an empire and finding a role -- It's not our fault -- Biggest doesn't equal best -- The rise of the rest Is good for the West -- Will greater wealth destroy the planet? -- The folly of fortress thinking -- Global nomads -- Policies at home to gain from abroad -- Sustaining global progress -- Life near the top
Summary America is in decline, and the rise of the East suggests a bleak future for the world's only superpower: so goes the conventional wisdom. But what if the traditional measures of national status are no longer as important as they once were? What if America's well-being was assessed according to entirely different factors?
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