What will the new world order look like-a tripole, a layer cake, a concert hall? Will Europe and the United States continue in their tradition of interdependence and admiration or emerge as economic rivals, political strangers, and cultural antipodes as the rest of the world-notably Japan-moves forward? These are just some of the questions explored
Table of Contents
Preface -- Causes and Consequences of Change: Contending Approaches and Competing Perspectives -- Structures -- Power, Polarity, and the Challenge of Disintegration -- The Diplomacy of Structural Change: Multilateral Institutions and State Strategies -- America and Europe in an Era of Revolutionary Change -- Two-Level Games: The Impact of Domestic Politics on Transatlantic Bargaining -- Roles and Policies -- Patrons and Clients: New Roles in the Post-Cold War Order -- Regions in Competition: Comparative Advantages of America, Europe, and Asia -- Trading States in a New Concert of Europe -- America’s European Agenda: Learning from the Past and Creating for the Future
Helga Haftendorn is professor emeritus, Free University of Berlin.