Regionalism and Governance in the Americas: Continental Drift

Overview

This book links contemporary thinking on global and regional governance to the recent experience of the Americas. It offers fresh insights into understanding the processes of order and change in the region, and in the broader international system. A particular concern is to reveal the changing contours of regional governance in terms of actors, issue areas, and relations with global stuctures.

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Overview

This book links contemporary thinking on global and regional governance to the recent experience of the Americas. It offers fresh insights into understanding the processes of order and change in the region, and in the broader international system. A particular concern is to reveal the changing contours of regional governance in terms of actors, issue areas, and relations with global stuctures.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403945228
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/29/2005
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Louise Fawcett is Lecturer in Politics at St. Catherine's College, Oxford University. Monica Serrano is Professor of Politics at El Colegio de Mexico and Research Fellow at the Centre of International Studies, Oxford University.

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Table of Contents

Preface; R.Feinberg
• Introduction; L.Fawcett & M.Serrano
• Regionalism and Governance: A Critique; M.Serrano
• PART I: CONTINENTAL REGIONALISMS
• The Origins and Development of the Regional Idea in the Americas; L.Fawcett
• The European Union and Regional Integration in the Americas; L.Ruano
• PART II: FROM FREE TRADE TO ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE IN THE AMERICAS
• The Free Trade Area of the Americas: The Hunt for the Hemispheric Grand Bargain; D.Tussie & I.Labaqui
• Regional Governance: The Case of Dispute Settlement in NAFTA; G.Vega-Cánovas
• PART III: THE POLITICS OF TRANSNATIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY OPPOSITION
• Transnational Actors and NAFTA: The Search for Coalitions on Labour and the Environment; B.Torres
• Transnational Civil Society Actors and Regional Governance in the Americas: Elite Projects and Collective Action from Below; R.P.Korzeniewicz & W.C.Smith
• PART IV: DEMOCRACY AND HEGEMONY: THE GOVERNANCE OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE
• Democratisation and Human Rights in the Americas: Should the Jury Still be Out?; L.Whitehead
• Regional Governance and Hegemony: Latin America and the US; A.Hurrell
• PART V: REGIONAL GOVERNANCE AND THE SECURITY OF THE AMERICAS
• Sub-Regional Cooperation, Hemispheric Threat: Security in the Southern Cone; D.Pion-Berlin
• Security Regulation or Community? Canada, Mexico and the Borders of Identity; N.S.MacFarlane & M.Serrano
• Conclusion: The Americas and Regional Disintegration; M.Serrano

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