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The European Union and the United States: competition and convergence in the global arena

Author: McGuire, Steven ; Smith, Michael Series: European Union series Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 324 p. : Graphs/Maps ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780333968512Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The European Union and the United States Competition and Convergence in the Global Arena Contents List of Tables, Figures and Boxes List of Abbreviations Acknowledgements Introduction viii x xii 1 1 European Integration, Transatlantic Relations and the United States since 1945 Foundations: 1945-58 Partnership and Rivalry: 1958-1971 Change: 1971-85 From change to transformation: 1985 onwards Overview and conclusion 2 Analysing the 'Euro-American System' Components of the 'Euro-American System' Processes, institutions and policies Four Images of the 'Euro-American System' Overview and conclusion 3 Trade European Union trade policymaking and trends The changing nature of American trade policy The Brussels--Washington axis Losing control -- the move to a multipolar WTO The EU, the US and disputes in the WTO Overview and conclusion 4 Money and the Macroeconomy The evolving role of the Euro The US economy: living on borrowed money? Managing the global economy Overview and conclusion 6 7 13 18 26 34 36 38 48 61 65 67 72 77 82 87 91 94 96 98 106 110 117 5 Investment and Competition policy Evolution of EU competition policy Evolution of US antitrust law Coordination and conflict Applying Euro-American policies to the world Overview and conclusion 6 Innovation European innovation policy The direction of European RandD American innovation policies The US search for competitiveness From transatlantic to global innovation space? Overview and conclusion 7 Regionalism and Interregionalism The European Union as a regional power The European Union and the new regionalism The US as a regional power George W. Bush and the new regionalism Competition and convergence in a regionalized world Overview and conclusion 8 The New Europe The EC, the US and cold-war Europe The EC/EU and the `new Europe' The US and the `new Europe' The EU, the US and European order: competition or convergence? Overview and conclusion 9 World Order The European Union and world order The United States and world order The EU, the US and world order: power and security The EU, the US and world order: global governance Overview and conclusion 119 125 130 132 138 144 147 150 155 158 163 167 170 172 176 178 184 187 192 198 200 201 202 208 211 225 226 229 237 243 253 259 10 The 'Euro-American System' and Beyond Competition and convergence New challenges and opportunities Moving forward Overview and conclusion: what kind of 'Euro-American system'? Bibliography Index 261 265 268 278 280 282 308

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