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Were you born on the wrong continent? : how the European model can help you get a life

Author: Thomas Geoghegan
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains why the worker-friendly European model for employment, especially that of Germany, may thrive well into the twenty-first century without compromising its citizens' ease of living--and may actually be the best example for the United States to follow.--[source unknown].
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Geoghegan, Thomas, 1949-
Were you born on the wrong continent?
New York, N.Y. : New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2010
(OCoLC)777365106
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Geoghegan
ISBN: 9781595584038 159558403X
OCLC Number: 435419433
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 318 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: I'm no "European socialist" --
pt. 1. Which side of paradise? : I know no Europeans ; Where you'd be happier, or, the story of Isabel and Barbara ; I'm sorry I picked the Germans --
pt. 2. Berlin diary : Germany is dark ; Clash of civilizations ; After the Krise (2009).
Responsibility: Thomas Geoghegan.

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Explains why the worker-friendly European model for employment, especially that of Germany, may thrive well into the twenty-first century without compromising its citizens' ease of living--and may actually be the best example for the United States to follow.--[source unknown].

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