Game Changer: The Impact of 9/11 on North American Security

Game Changer: The Impact of 9/11 on North American Security


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780774827072
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 12/04/2014
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jonathan Paquin is associate professor of political science and director of the International Peace and Security Program at Université Laval. Patrick James is Dornsife Dean's Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: The Changing Contours of North American Security Jonathan Paquin Patrick James 1

Part I Theoretical Explanations of Post-9/11 Security Relations

1 Was 9/11 a Watershed? Charles F. Doran 11

2 The Homeland Security Dilemma Assessing the Implications for Canada-US Border Security Negotiations Frank P. Harvey 31

3 Toward Greater Opportunism: Balancing and Bandwagoning in Canada-US Relations Justin Massie 49

4 Canada, the United States, and Continental Security after 9/11: An Assessment Based on Attribution Theory Mark Paradis Patrick James 65

5 Canada-US Security Cooperation under the Security and Prosperity Partnership An Autopsy Report Jonathan Paquin Louis Belanger 91

Part II Significant Developments in North American Security and Defence

6 The Disintegrative Effects of North America's Securitization on the Canada-Mexico Relationship Stephen Clarkson 119

7 Mexico's Ambiguous Foreign Policy toward North America Athanasios Hristoulas 139

8 From the Border Partnership Agreement to the Twenty-First-Century Border: Enforcing Security on the US-Mexico Border Isabelle Vagnoux 155

9 National Interest or Self-Interest?: Advocacy Think Tanks, 9/11, and the Future of North American Security Donald E. Abelson 175

10 A Common "Bilateral" Vision: North American Defence Cooperation, 2001-12 Philippe Lagassé 193

11 Defence Policy and the Aerospace and Defence Industry in North America: The Changing Contours of the Post-9/11 Era Yan Cimon 213

12 The Canada-US Alliance in the Post-9/11 Context: Any Room for Mexico? David G. Haglund 231

Conclusion: Continental Security - What Now? Jonathan Paquin Patrick James 251

Bibliography 261

Contributors 287

Index 289

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