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The European Dream: How Europe's Vision of the Future Is Quietly Eclipsing the American Dream

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"[Rikfin's] major achievement in The European Dream is to draw together and cohere the complex historical, philosophical, and theological forces that have created such very different worldviews for shaping the future for us and our neighbors across the pond....Full of fascinating (and enviable) statistics about paid vacation, health care, property ownership, and human and animal rights legislation, Rifkin delves into these opposing worldviews to claim that Europe's vision will be the one to guide our future, and it is hard not to hope that his optimism will pay off."
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The national bestseller that shows how the American Dream is languishing, surpassed worldwide by a powerful alternative in the lifestyle of the new Europe.

About the Author

Jeremy Rifkin is the bestselling author of The End of Work, The Biotech Century, The Age of Access, and The Hydrogen Economy. He is the president of the Foundation on Economic Trends in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585424351
Author:
Rifkin, Jeremy
Publisher:
Tarcher
Subject:
Economic Development
Subject:
Quality of life
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Democracy
Subject:
Democracy
Subject:
United States Social policy.
Subject:
United States Economic policy.
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.96 x 6 x 1.19 in 1.13 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"[Rikfin's] major achievement in The European Dream is to draw together and cohere the complex historical, philosophical, and theological forces that have created such very different worldviews for shaping the future for us and our neighbors across the pond....Full of fascinating (and enviable) statistics about paid vacation, health care, property ownership, and human and animal rights legislation, Rifkin delves into these opposing worldviews to claim that Europe's vision will be the one to guide our future, and it is hard not to hope that his optimism will pay off."

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