The upside of down : why the rise of the rest is good for the West / Charles Kenny.
by Kenny, Charles.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Basic Books, c2013Description: xii, 239 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780465064731; 0465064736.Subject(s): Financial crises -- United States | Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 | Globalization -- Economic aspects | გლობალიზაცია ეკონომიკური ასპექტებიDDC classification: 338.5/42 Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-226) and index.
Losing an empire and finding a role -- It's not our fault -- Biggest doesn't equal best -- The rise of the rest Is good for the West -- Will greater wealth destroy the planet? -- The folly of fortress thinking -- Global nomads -- Policies at home to gain from abroad -- Sustaining global progress -- Life near the top.
America is in decline, and the rise of the East suggests a bleak future for the world's only superpower: so goes the conventional wisdom. But what if the traditional measures of national status are no longer as important as they once were? What if America's well-being was assessed according to entirely different factors?