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The Political Economy of Hemispheric Integration
Responding to Globalization in the Americas
 
 
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21 Jul 2008
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Benefiting from a truly Pan-American perspective, these essays evaluate the economics and politics of the new patterns of North-South integration in the particular context of the Americas, questioning if regional and bilateral trade agreements like NAFTA, CAFTA or the FTAA are appropriate mechanisms to promote economic development.


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Benefiting from a truly Pan-American perspective, these essays evaluate the economics and politics of the new patterns of North-South integration in the particular context of the Americas, questioning if regional and bilateral trade agreements like NAFTA, CAFTA or the FTAA are appropriate mechanisms to promote economic development.


Contents

Introduction: Globalization, Integration, and the Political Economy of Development in the Americas;
K.C.Shadlen & D.Sánchez-Ancochea
PART I: THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
The Transnationalization of Developing America: Opportunities and Challenges; M.Mortimore
What Does China's Integration to the World Market Mean for Latin America?: The Mexican Experience; E.Dussel Peters
Investment Treaty Arbitration and the Policy Implications for Capital-Importing Countries; G.Van Harten
Policy Space for a Capability-Centered Development Strategy for Latin America; L.Abugattas & E.Paus
PART II: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF HEMISPHERIC INTEGRATION
The Politics of Trade and the Limits to U.S. Power in the Americas; N.Phillips
State and Society: The Politics of DR-CAFTA in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, and El Salvador; D.Sánchez-Ancochea
FTAA Trade Negotiations: A View of the Brazilian Co-Chairmanship; A.Bahadian & M.Carvalho Lyrio
Canada and the Politics of Regional Economic Integration in the Americas; L.Macdonald
Trade Negotiations and Development Politics: Fear, Fight, and Flight; D.Tussie


Authors

DIEGO SÁNCHEZ-ANCOCHEA is Lecturer in Economics at the Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of London, UK.

KENNETH C. SHADLEN is Senior Lecturer at the Development Studies Institute (DESTIN) at the London School of Economics, UK.