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The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How Europe and America are Alike

Peter Baldwin


There is much heated rhetoric about the widening gulf between Europe and America. But are the US and Europe so different? Peter Baldwin, one of the world's leading historians of comparative social policy, thinks not, and in this bracingly argued but remarkably informed polemic, he lays out how similar the two continents really are. Drawing on the latest evidence from sources such as the United Nations, the World Bank, IMF, and other international organizations, Baldwin offers a fascinating comparison of the United States and Europe, looking at the latest statistics on the economy, crime, healt ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195391206
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195391206.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Baldwin, author