Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Regional Governance in Post-NAFTA North America: Building without Architecture

Regional Governance in Post-NAFTA North America: Building without Architecture (Hardback)

£110.00
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

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 2005, was quietly discontinued in 2009. And new cooperative ventures like the US-Canada Beyond the Border talks and the US-Mexico Merida Initiative suggest that the three governments have reverted to the familiar, pre-NAFTA pattern of informal, incremental bilateralism. One could argue, however, that NAFTA itself has been buried, and yet the region somehow lives on, albeit in a form very different from regional integration in other parts of the world.

A diverse group of contributors, from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, with experience in academia, government service, think tanks and the private sector bring to bear a sophisticated and much needed examination of regional governance in North America, its historical origins, its connection to the regional distribution of power and the respective governments' domestic institutions, and the variance of its forms and function across different issue areas. The editors begin by surveying the literature on North American regional politics, matching up developments there with parallel debates and controversies in the broader literatures on comparative regional integration and international policy coordination more generally. Six contributors later explore the mechanisms of policy coordination in specific issue-areas, each with an emphasis on a particular set of actors, and with its own way of characterizing the relevant political and diplomatic dynamics. Chapters on the political context for regional policy coordination follow leading to concluding remarks on the future of North America.

At a time when scholarly interest in North America seems to be waning, even while important and interesting political and economic developments are taking place, this volume will reinvigorate the study of North America as a region, to better understand its past, present and future.

Brian Bow is Associate Professor of Political Science at Dalhousie University. He is the author of The Politics of Linkage: Power, Interdependence and Ideas in Canada-US Relations (2009), which was awarded the Donner Prize as the best public policy book published in Canada that year. He has also published a number of articles and chapters on US-Canada relations, Canadian foreign policy, and regional integration, and has co-edited volumes on North American security cooperation and Canadian foreign policy. Greg Anderson is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta. He is the author of numerous articles on North American integration, international political economy, and US foreign economic policy. He was co-editor, with Christopher Sands, of Forgotten Partnership Redux: Canada-US Relations in the 21st Century (2012).

More books by Brian Bow

More books by Greg Anderson

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Trade in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond
(Hardback)
D. J. Mattingly; Victoria Leitch; C....
 
 
£90.00
 
Japanese Inward Investment in UK Car...
(Hardback)
Young-Chan Kim
 
 
£99.00
 
Maritime Futures: The Arctic and the...
(Paperback)
Heather A. Conley; Matthew Melino
 
 
£29.95
 

Currently out of stock

The WTO Agreements: The Marrakesh...
(Paperback)
World Trade Organization
 
 
£34.99
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: The Last Jedi
12/12/2017

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi drops out of hyperspace and into a cinema near you, Matt from our Web Team gives us his selection of the best Last Jedi books.

#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part One
08/12/2017

Our knowledgeable and fabulous Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. First up we have books in Italian, Portugese and Swedish.

Crime, Responsibility and Morality: The Impact of Siberian Exile on Fyodor Dostoevsky
08/12/2017

Daniel describes how Siberian exile was the great writer Fyodor Dostoevsky’s foundational experience as an author and thinker.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd