Neoliberalism And Neopanamericanism

Overview

In this edited volume fourteen scholars, mostly from Latin America, analyze the current state of relations between North America and Latin America in a number of sectors—economic, security, politics, and the environment. Particular attention is paid to processes of economic integration that dominated political discussions during the decade of the 1990s – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), MERCOSUR, the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA). Because most of the scholars are from Latin America, the ...

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Overview

In this edited volume fourteen scholars, mostly from Latin America, analyze the current state of relations between North America and Latin America in a number of sectors—economic, security, politics, and the environment. Particular attention is paid to processes of economic integration that dominated political discussions during the decade of the 1990s – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), MERCOSUR, the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA). Because most of the scholars are from Latin America, the book has a perspective that is often lacking in books on similar scholars written almost exclusively by scholars from the U.S.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312294564
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/7/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Gary Prevost is Professor of Political Science at St. John’s University in Minneapolis, MN. He is author of The Undermining of the Sandenista Revolution.

Carlos Oliva is director of the Assocation for Our Havana in Havana, Cuba.

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Table of Contents

PartI: Hemispheric Issues
• The United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean: From Panamericanism to Neo Panamericanism—C. Oliva Campos
• Culture and National Interest in the United States: Conservation Perception of Latin America—L. F. Ayerbe
• Alternatives to Neoliberalism in the Latin American and Caribbean Agenda on Governance, Integration and Security—C. Alzugaray Treto
• The Prospectus for the Free Trade Areas of the Americas in the Bush Administration—G. Prevost and R. Weber
• Defense and Security, Hegemony or Domain: The Challenges of the Next Century in Latin America—H.L. Saint-Pierre
Part II: Regional Issues
• CARICOM—The Carribbean at the Crossroads—A. Lopez Coll
• Harmonization of Environmental Regulations: Risks and Opportunities for Developing Countries—L. Torgeiro
• The Effects of Globalization and Neoliberalism in Central America: Nicaragua and Costa Rica—H. Vanden
• Globalization and Regional Integration in Latin America—D. Melcher
• Foreign Policies of Carlos Menem and Fernando de la Rua: Changes and Continuities in the United States and MERCOSUR—S. Colombo
• The Geopolitics of the Relationship between Mexico and the United States—J. Preciado Coronado
• MERCOSUR: Democracy and Political Actors— T. Vigenvani, K. Pasquariello Mariano, and M. Fernandez Oliveira

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