1st Edition

The Nafta Puzzle
Political Parties And Trade In North America

ISBN 9780367294229
Published October 2, 2019 by Routledge
264 Pages

USD $150.00

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Book Description

The editors would like to thank the Donner Foundation, the Draeger Foundation, and the Government of Canada for their timely and generous support of this study. The study was initiated by the editors as part of the research program of the Center of Canadian Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., and the emerging affiliated program in North American Studies. Particular appreciation goes to Dr. Barbara G. Doran for the final editing of the entire manuscript. In addition to the individuals acknowledged in each of the chapters, the editors thank those scholars who helped guide the project at various times with constructive criticism and discussion: Tom Barnes, Robert Bothwell, Reuven Brenner, David Calleo, Colin Campbell, Benjamin Ginsberg, Judith Goldstein, Peter Katzenstein, Allan Kornberg, Jonathan Lemco, Seymour Martin Lipset, Charles Lipson, Charles Pearson, Richard Rosecrance, and Sidney Weintraub.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction: The Trade and Political Party Flip-Flop /Charles F. Doran -- 2 Trade and Political Party Orientation in North America /Gregory P. Marchildon -- 3 Political Parties and Free Trade in the United States /Eric M. Uslaner -- 4 What Forces Shape American Trade Policy? /Timothy ]. McKeown -- 5 The Trade Policies of Canada's Grits and Tories, 1840-1988 /Duncan McDowall -- 6 The NOP and Free Trade: Facing the American Capitalist Empire /Douglas Owram -- 7 Free Trade and Party Politics in Quebec /Pime Martin -- 8 Trade Policy and Economic Development in Twentieth Century Mexico /Dale Story -- 9 The Free Trade Policy "Revolution" and Party Politics in Mexico /Gustavo Vega-Canovas -- 10 Trade and Party: Flip-Flops and Causal Linkages /Charles F. Doran -- 11 The NAFfA Vote and Political Party: A Partial Test /Charles F. Doran -- About the Book -- About the Contributors.

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