Original Title: Der amerikanische Patient
Hardcover with jacket,
13.5 x 21.5 cm,
5.3 x 8.5 Inches
€ 19.99 [D] | € 20.60 [A] | CHF 28.50* (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price
Publishing House: Siedler
Date of publication:
February 27, 2012
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A knowledgeable look at the American economy and politics
The USA has turned into a world power on credit. The worst recession since the 1930s, an alarming national debt, dramatic levels of unemployment, social inequality and poverty, the rapid decline of the automobile industry and the housing sector, the risk of further speculation bubbles and the high dependency on energy – all this is paralysing the United States of America.
In this book, Josef Braml, a renowned expert on US affairs, analyses what impact these huge problems will have on American politics – perhaps in the form of a new protectionism, greater rivalry with China for resources, an increasing tendency to safeguard the country's own interests, and a shift of peace political and financial responsibilities in the direction of its Western allies.
Braml's areas of specialization include transatlantic relations; US economic, trade, energy, security, and foreign policy; domestic, especially economic factors of US foreign policy; American political system and governance and religion and politics/policy-making in the United States.
"Josef Braml is a designated expert of the American situation and a sober analyst of political developments … His book is highly recommended as a critical look west across the Atlantic to the background of the euro crisis and the US elections."
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