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Challenge of Globalization for Germany's Social Democracy

A Policy Agenda for the 21st Century

Edited by Dieter Dettke

256 pages, 5 tables, 10 figs, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-57181-180-6 $99.00/£60.00 Hb Published (December 1998)


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"Modell Deutschland," once admired worldwide, has lost much of its shine, due to a number ofinternal and external factors. This important and timely volume deals with the economic andpolitical pressures and challenges of globalization and is particularly concerned with their effecton social policy, labor markets, environmental policies and technological change. Distinguishedacademic experts and leading politicians discuss these problems both from an internationalperspective and against the background of debates currently going on in Germany.

Dieter Dettke is foreign policy and security policy specialist and has published widely on these issues. He has been Executive Director of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Washington Officesince 1985.

Series: Volume 4, International Political Currents


LC: HC286.8 .C46 1998

BL: YC.2001.a.6344

BISAC: POL000000 POLITICAL SCIENCE/General; HIS014000 HISTORY/Europe/Germany

BIC: JP Politics & government; HBJD European history



Contents

Chapter 1. Globalization and International Cooperation
O. Lafontaine

Chapter 2. German Economic Policies through European and Global Perspectives
G. Schröder

Chapter 3. The German and European Answers to Globalization
E. Schwanhold and R. Pfester

Chapter 4. Balancing Positive and Negative Integration: The Regulatory Options for Europe
F. Scharpf

Chapter 5. German Foreign Policy under the Conditions of Globalization
R. Scharping

Chapter 6. Economics, Foreign Policy and National Interests
C. Zöpel

Chapter 7. Globalization and Social Policy in the Nation State
R. Dreßler and H. Flassbeck

Chapter 8. Political and Social Consequences of Globalization for Women
B. Schaeffer-Hegel

Chapter 9. Consequences of Globalization for Unions
R. Hoffmann

Chapter 10. Industrial Relations in an International Economy
W. Streeck

Chapter 11. Women in Industrial Countries
U. Schmidt

Chapter 12. Women in Developing Countries
R. Mehra

Chapter 13. The Technological Forces of Globalization
S. Mosdorf

Chapter 14. The Effects of Globalizationon Education and Higher Education
H. Schmidt

Chapter 15. Global Environmental Management
U. E. Simonis

Chapter 16. Sustainable Development
M. Caspers-Merk

Appendix: "Globalisierungs-Denkschrift"
E. U. von Weizsäcker and W. Thierse

Notes on Contributors
Bibliography
Index

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