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NAFTA and Democracy in Mexico: A Successful Failure?

NAFTA and Democracy in Mexico: A Successful Failure?

1st Edition

Pablo Calderón Martínez
September 04, 2018

After describing NAFTA as ‘the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere’, Donald Trump’s election seemed to represent the final nail in the coffin for North American economic integration. Following a decade of stagnation, however, Trump’s victory presents a timely opportunity to reconsider North...

Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada

Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada

1st Edition

Patricia M. Daenzer
September 21, 2017

Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada examines the process and outcomes of a particular series of civil society activism and establishes a conceptual framework through an examination of Canadian politics and societal change. Relying on qualitative and ethnographic research,...

Regional Governance in Post‐NAFTA North America: Building without Architecture

Regional Governance in Post‐NAFTA North America: Building without Architecture

1st Edition

Brian Bow, Greg Anderson
November 16, 2016

Twenty years after NAFTA, the consensus seems to be that the regional project in North America is dead. The trade agreement was never followed up by new institutions that might cement a more ambitious regional community. The Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP), launched with some fanfare in...

North American Integration: An Institutional Void in Migration, Security and Development

North American Integration: An Institutional Void in Migration, Security and Development

1st Edition

Gaspare M. Genna, David A. Mayer-Foulkes
July 16, 2015

The course of events since the implementation of NAFTA has had unexpected elements with significant impacts on North American integration. First has been the rise of China as a larger source of imports and production partner than Mexico. Second has been the rise of security concerns since September...

The State and Security in Mexico: Transformation and Crisis in Regional Perspective

The State and Security in Mexico: Transformation and Crisis in Regional Perspective

1st Edition

Brian Bow, Arturo Santa-Cruz
May 21, 2015

At the turn of the millennium, Mexico seemed to have finally found its path to political and economic modernization; a state which had been deeply embedded in society was being pulled out, with new political leaders allowing market forces to play a greater role in guiding the nation’s economic...

Mexico-United States Relations: The Semantics of Sovereignty

Mexico-United States Relations: The Semantics of Sovereignty

1st Edition

Arturo Santa-Cruz
November 10, 2014

Sovereignty is a key factor to consider when studying the Mexico-United States relationship. During most of the twentieth century, as a result of the new character of the Mexican post-revolutionary regime, there was a decoupling between the state’s maximalist discourse on sovereignty, and its...

Federalism, Secession, and the American State: Divided, We Secede

Federalism, Secession, and the American State: Divided, We Secede

1st Edition

Lawrence M. Anderson
November 10, 2014

One important tradition in political science conceives of the Civil War in the United States serving as the functional equivalent of the English and French Revolutions, bringing with it the victory of liberal democratic industrialism over aristocratic agriculturalism. From this perspective, the...

How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

1st Edition

Robert J. Hume
February 10, 2012

What impact do federal courts have on the administrative agencies of the federal government? How do agencies react to the decisions of federal courts? This book answers these questions by examining the responses of federal agencies to the U.S. Courts of Appeals, revealing what happens inside...

State Failure, Underdevelopment, and Foreign Intervention in Haiti

State Failure, Underdevelopment, and Foreign Intervention in Haiti

1st Edition

Jean-Germain Gros
September 21, 2011

Failed states are a huge problem in international relations, threatening world order in a number of ways. Conflicts in failed states often spill unto neighbouring states, failed states make for unreliable partners in the resolution of global social problems such as poverty and AIDS, and failed...

Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy

Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy

1st Edition

Julia S. Jordan-Zachery
November 19, 2010

Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy offers a critical analysis of the policy-making process. Jordan-Zachery demonstrates how social meanings surrounding the discourses on crime, welfare and family policies produce and reproduce discursive practices that maintain gender and racial...

Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canada

Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canada

1st Edition

Miriam Smith
April 29, 2009

Lesbian and gay citizens today enjoy a much broader array of rights and obligations and a greater ability to live their lives openly in both the U.S. and Canada. However, while human rights protections have been exponentially expanded in Canada over the last twenty years, even basic protections in...

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