This book examines many of the issues integral to the tremendous challenges, in foreign and security policy, politics, economics, technologies, and public policy, that Germany confronted even before unification and continues to confront today.
Part One: Foreign and Security Policy Issues 1. A Unified Germany and European Security 2. The Politics of Franco-German Arms Collaboration: Between Autonomy and Alliance 3. German-American Relations after the Cold War Part Two: Political Issues 4. European Integration and the German Lander: Lost Competence or Found Opportunity? 5. Momper at Germany's Dawn Part Three: Economic Issues 6. German Monetary Union: The Inevitable Experiment 7. German Trade and Joint Ventures with the East 8. East German Firms in the New Germany Part Four: New Technologies and Public Policy Issues 9. Private Broadcasting in the Federal Republic of Germany 10. Technology and the Competitive Advantage of Nations: The Case of Biotechnology 11. Negotiation and Compromise in German Environmental Politics: Government, Industry, and the Public 12. The Future of the German Electronics Industry