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Global squeeze : the coming crisis for first-world nations

Author: Richard C Longworth
Publisher: Lincolnwood, IL : Contemporary Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this new look at the emerging global economic village, Richard C. Longworth reveals how the globalization of money, trade, and investment is wrenching not only the Third World but the First-World societies that the United States, Japan, and Western Europe so carefully crafted in the decades following World War II." "Longworth explains how global markets work. More important, he goes beyond economics and beyond  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Longworth, Richard C.
Global squeeze.
Lincolnwood, IL : Contemporary Books, ©1998
(OCoLC)698020153
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Longworth
ISBN: 0809229749 9780809229741
OCLC Number: 37966373
Description: x, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I New Forces, Old Values --
1. One Vast Casino --
2. Stalking Woolly Mammoths --
3. The New Proletarians --
pt. II Trouble in the Triad --
4. America: Middle-Class Blues --
5. Japan: The Lonely Empire --
6. Europe: The Apprehensive Continent --
pt. III Common Pressures, Different Responses --
7. A Question of Fairness --
8. The Efficiency of Beer --
9. The First World Goes Gray --
pt. IV Epilogue --
10. Hard Choices.
Responsibility: Richard C. Longworth ; foreword by Adele Simmons.

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A look at the impact that globalisation has had on key First World countries - the United States, Germany, France and Japan - and analyses their current situations.  Read more...

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