The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a milestone in the affairs of the continent and in international trade. The first formal arrangement of any kind between Canada, the United States, and Mexico, it is also the first trade pact including countries of such disproportionate power and levels of development. For Canada and Mexico the agr
Introduction -- North American Free Trade in Perspective -- The Road to NAFTA -- NAFTA: An Overview -- Searching for New Paradigms: Trade Policy Lessons from Recent and More Ancient History -- Managing Post-War Relations in North America -- Change in the Management of Canada-United States Relations in the Post-War Era -- Managing Bilateralism: The Evolution of United States-Mexico Relations -- Convergent Paths Toward Integration: The Unequal Experiences of Canada and Mexico -- Perspectives on North American Integration -- Mexico, Latin America and the Group of Three in the Context of NAFTA -- Canada and Latin America in the Shadow of U.S. Power: Toward an Expanding Hemispheric Agreement? -- The U.S. “North American” Trade Concept: Continentalist, Hemispherist, or Globalist? -- Bringing Values “Back In”: Value Change and North American Integration -- Trilateralism and North American Defense Relations: Some Preliminary Thoughts -- The European Union: Lessons and Impact -- Managing Economic Convergence in the European Union -- The Impact of European Economic Integration on North America: Adjustment Versus Radical Change -- Conclusion -- Whither North America?