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Inter-American Relations

Inter-American Relations in an Era of Globalization: Beyond Unilateralism?

Edited by Jorge Nef and Harry E. Vanden

ISBN: 1-897160-27-5
ISBN 13: 978-1897160275
Pub date: 2007
Cover: Softcover
Pages: 288


Courses: Latin American Studies | Sociology of Globalization | Global Studies

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Greetings from President Leonel Fernandez
Editorial Preface (Richard L. Harris)
Introduction (Jorge Nef and Harry E. Vanden)

CHAPTER 1
Towards a Political Economy of Hemispheric Relations: A Structural and Historical Sketch (Jorge Nef)
CHAPTER 2
Latin American Globalization in Historical Perspective: Human Reality and the First and Second ‘Global’ Eras (Ward Stavig)
CHAPTER 3
The Latinamericanization of American Foreign Policy
(Paul J. Dosal)
CHAPTER 4
The Attempt to Globalize Hegemony: From Inter-American Relations to the New World Order (Martin Needler)
CHAPTER 5
The Empire Strikes Out? Western Hemisphere Lessons in
Empire-building and Maintenance (Jan Knippers Black)
CHAPTER 6
The American Empire in the New Century: Hegemony or
Domination? (Luis Fernando Ayerbe)
CHAPTER 7
Between Soft Power and a Hard Place: Dilemmas of the Bush Doctrine for Inter-American Relations
(Jaime Preciado Coronado)
CHAPTER 8
The Effects of Unequal Size: Costs and Benefits of Unilateral Action in the Development of MERCOSUR
(Gaspare M. Genna and Taeko Hiroi)
CHAPTER 9
Globalization, Maquilas, NAFTA, and the State: Mexican Labor and ‘The New World Order’
Saul Landau
CHAPTER 10
Contesting Free Trade: The Development of the Anti-FTAA
Movement in the Streets and in the Corridors of State Power (Gary Prevost)
CHAPTER 11
Is There Any Room for Latin America in US Foreign Policy?
(Carlos M. Vilas)
CHAPTER 12
Resistance and Alternatives to Washington’s Agenda for the Americas: The Prospects for Regional versus Hemispheric Integration (Richard L. Harris)
EPILOGUE
The Fable of the Shark and the Piranhas (Harry E. Vanden)
Appendix: Some Statistical Parameters
Index

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