1st Edition

Post-Hegemonic Regionalism in the Americas Toward a Pacific–Atlantic Divide?

Edited By Jose Briceno-Ruiz, Isidro Morales Copyright 2017
    218 Pages 18 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    218 Pages 18 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    Regionalism in Latin America and the Caribbean has experienced transformations over the last few years. After more than a decade of a hegemonic model based solely on free-market principles, the regional and global transformation that occurred in the first decade of the new millennium modified the way of understanding economic development and the insertion of regional blocs in global affairs. Old initiatives have been reconsidered, new schemes have emerged, and new principles going beyond trade issues have modified the norms and processes of regional economic integration. This book reviews these recent transformations to depict and explain the new trends shaping regional blocs and cooperation in the Americas.

    Open Regionalism and Post-Hegemonic Regionalism in the Americas. Contextualizing the Debate

    [José Briceño-Ruiz and Isidro Morales]

    1. Rethinking Our Region in a Post-Hegemonic Moment
    2. [Pia Riggirozzi and Diana Tussie]

    3. The renewal of US "free trade" diplomacy in the Americas. From NAFTA to a deeper agenda of "competitive liberalization" for the region
    4. [Isidro Morales]

    5. From Open Regionalism to Neo-extractivism: A New Geography of Trade in Latin America?
    6. [Cintia Quiliconi]

    7. Latin America beyond the Continental Divide: Open Regionalism and Post-Hegemonic Regionalism Co-existence in a Changing Region
    8. [José Briceño Ruiz]

    9. Beyond the Pacific–Atlantic Divide: Latin American Regionalism before a New Cycle
    10. [José Antonio Sanahuja]

    11. Resilient or Declining? Mercosur and the Future of Post-Neoliberal Regionalism in Latin America
    12. [Mario Carranza]

    13. The Pacific Alliance and the Construction of a New Economic Regime?. Lights and Shadows of the Renewal of Open Regionalism
    14. [Lorena Oyarzún Serrano]

    15. Regionalism in Central America: an ‘All-in’ Strategy
    16. [Olivier Dabène and Kevin Parthenay]

    17. Post-hegemonic Regionalism in Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela

    [José Briceño Ruiz, Tullo Vigevani, and Karina Pasquariello Mariano]


    [José Briceño-Ruiz and Isidro Morales]


    José Briceño-Ruiz is associate professor of the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences at the University of the Andes, Mérida, Venezuela. 

    Isidro Morales is professor and researcher at the School of Government of Tecnológico de Monterrey, Santa Fe campus in Mexico City.

    "This book is a very useful addition to the discussion about comparative regionalism, which in recent years has developed much in the theoretical–conceptual sense...In all, the volume offers readers a clear picture of the functioning and challenges faced by Latin American regionalism in the early twenty-first century."

    Haroldo Ramanzini Júnior, Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil, International Affairs