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Bridging the Border: Transforming Mexico - U. S. Relations
     

Bridging the Border: Transforming Mexico - U. S. Relations

by Rodolfo O. de la Garza (Editor), Jesus Velasco (Editor), Jorge Chabat (Contribution by), Jorge I. Dominguez (Contribution by), Todd A. Eisenstadt (Contribution by)
 
Mexico's foreign policy toward the United States is in a period of transition, sparked by the passage of NAFTA and sustained by ongoing political, economic, and environmental concerns. Here, distinguished scholars from Mexico, the U.S., and the U.K. take up questions relating to the future of Mexico-U.S. relations in crucial areas including lobbying and diplomacy,

Overview

Mexico's foreign policy toward the United States is in a period of transition, sparked by the passage of NAFTA and sustained by ongoing political, economic, and environmental concerns. Here, distinguished scholars from Mexico, the U.S., and the U.K. take up questions relating to the future of Mexico-U.S. relations in crucial areas including lobbying and diplomacy, labor relations, immigration and expatriation, and international finance.

Author Biography: Rodolfo O. de la Garza is Mike Hogg Professor of Community Affairs in the department of government at the University of Texas at Austin. Jesœs Velasco is professor of political science, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Econ-micas, Mexico City.

Editorial Reviews

American Political Science Review
De la Garza and Velasco have done a great service in assembling a group of such able scholars to explore one new dimension of [the U.S.-Mexico] relationship-Mexico's increasing efforts to influence the United States. . . . "Bridging the Border" is a well-written and valuable contribution to understanding the changing phenomenon of U.S.-Mexican relations..
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De la Garza and Velasco have produced an important volume on Mexican-U.S. relations from the Mexican point of view, with a special emphasis on Mexican attempts to influence U.S. policy toward Mexico..
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De la Garza and Velasco have produced an important volume on Mexican-U.S. relations from the Mexican point of view, with a special emphasis on Mexican attempts to influence U.S. policy toward Mexico.
Latin American Studies
Bridging the Border certainly contributes to the debate about the margins for change in US—Mexican relations.
— Ana Covarrubias, El Colegio de México
New Mexico Historical Review
A fine contribution to the field of U.S.-Mexican relations. Given the growing interdependence between Mexico and the United States, Bridging the Border is a timely and welcome contribution to the literature on relations between these two countries.
Latin American Studies - Ana Covarrubias
Bridging the Border certainly contributes to the debate about the margins for change in US—Mexican relations.
American Political Science Review, Vol. 92, No.2 - Robert A. Pastor
Bridging the Border is a well-written and valuable contribution to understanding the changing phenomenon of U.S.-Mexican relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847684380
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

Rodolfo O. de la Garza is Mike Hogg Professor of Community Affairs in the department of government at the University of Texas at Austin. Jesos Velasco is professor of political science, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Econ-micas, Mexico City.

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