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Decline of the Superpowers

Decline of the Superpowers

Winners and Losers in Today's Global Economy

By James Laxer

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Recent years have seen extensive change in the global economy as the United States' economic strength has declined while nations such as Japan and West Germany have grown dramatically.
In Decline of the Superpowers, James Laxer considers the different patterns of economic and political development among nine of the world's strongest economies that have given rise to these changes. Countries covered are the United States, Britain, Japan, West Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Canada, and the Soviet Union.
He then discusses the trends of the future for the major industrialized powers.

Introduction: Taking Stock of a Revolution
Chapter One
How the Reagan Revolution Turned Out
Chapter Two
Flight of the Eagle: The American Idea of the Economy
Chapter Three
Britain: Once Number One
Chapter Four
What Has Japan Done?
Chapter Five
West Germany: What Kind of Market System?
Chapter Six
France: Battleground of Economic Ideas
Chapter Seven
Italy: The New Number Five
Chapter Eight
Sweden: The Little Giant
Chapter Nine
Canada: The Search for a Role Model
Chapter Ten
The Soviet Union: Will "Glasnost" Help?
The Future of the Major Industrial Economies

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 176 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1987
ISBN: 9780888628923
Format: 9in x 6in

BISAC Code:  BUS069020, POL033000
Imprint: Lorimer


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