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

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

by Jeremy Rifkin

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Overview

The national bestseller that shows how the American Dream is languishing, surpassed worldwide by a powerful alternative in the lifestyle of the new Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101118573
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/18/2005
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
File size: 522 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

One of the most popular social thinkers of our time, Jeremy Rifkin is the bestselling author of The European Dream, The Hydrogen Economy, The Age of Access, The Biotech Century, and The End of Work. A fellow at the Wharton School's Executive Education Program, he is president of The Foundation on Economic Trends in Bethesda, MD.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

New Lessons from the Old World.

1. The Slow Death of the American Dream.

2. The New Land of Opportunity.

3. The Quiet Economic Miracle.

The Making of the Modern Age.

4. Space, Time and Modernity.

5. Inventing the Ideology of Property.

6. Forging Capitalist Markets and Nation States.

The Coming Global Era.

7. Network Commence in a Globalized Economy.

8. The “United States” of Europe.

9. Government Without a Centre.

10. Romancing the Civil Society.

11. The Immigrant Dilemma.

12. Unity in Diversity.

13. Waging Peace.

14. A Second Enlightenment.

15. Universalizing the European Dream

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