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Contentious Politics in North America

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Zusatztext '...an insightful compilation...This book has many strengths that make it important to the literature of North American integration. In addition to adding an important topic to the discussion! it contributes by emphasizing the importance of society in policy design! technology transfer! sharing of solidarity values! understanding of societies! and development of multicultural sensibility through different mechanisms...Another of its strengths is intellectual honesty.' -Latin American Policy Informationen zum Autor JEFFREY AYRES is Professor and Chair in the Department of Political Science! Saint Michael's College! Colchester! Vermont! USA. LAURA MACDONALD is Professor and Chair in the Department of Political Science! and co-director of the Centre on North American Politics and Society! Carleton University! Ottawa! Ontario! Canada. Klappentext This is the only book of its kind devoted to exploring contentious politics from a North American perspective! including protests! social movements! transnational contention! and emergent regional governance processes! between Canadian! U.S. and Mexican state and civil society actors. Zusammenfassung This is the only book of its kind devoted to exploring contentious politics from a North American perspective! including protests! social movements! transnational contention! and emergent regional governance processes! between Canadian! U.S. and Mexican state and civil society actors. Inhaltsverzeichnis PART I: THEORETICAL ISSUES AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF NORTH AMERICAN INTEGRATION Introduction: Conceptualizing North American Contentious Politics; J.Ayres & L.Macdonald The Political Economy of Neoliberalism in North America; S.McBride North American Politics after September 11: Security! Democracy and Sovereignty; J.Castro-Rea PART II: CONTENTIOUS POLITICS: NATIONAL AND CROSS-BORDER VARIATIONS Civil Society Organizations against Free Trade Agreements in North America; D.Brunelle & S.Dugas Paradoxes of a Transnational Civil Society in a Neoliberal World: The Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras; J.Bandy Contesting Neoliberal Globalism and NAFTA in Rural Mexico: From State Corporatism to the Political-Cultural Formation of the Peasantry?; A.Bartra & G.Otero Contentious Politics in Mexico: Democratization and Mobilizations after NAFTA; J.Cadena-Roa Coalition Politics: A Political Analysis of the Strategies! Discourses and Impact of the Mexican Action Network on Free Trade (RMALC; M.J.Massicotte PART III: CONTESTING REGIONAL GOVERNANCE The Globalized Complexities of Transborder Governance in North America; S.Clarkson! A.Torres-Ruiz The Legalization of Transnational Political Opportunity Structures: Mobilization of NAFTA's Labor Citizen Petitions for Domestic Political Gain; J.Graubart North American Transnational Environmental Actors and Mexico; B.Torres NAFTA and Transnational Contention: A Decade of Alliance and Conflict over Neoliberalism; M.Dreiling! T.Silvaggio PART IV:CONCLUSION Conclusion: Contention and Deepening North America; S.Golob Bibliography Index ...

Autorentext
JEFFREY AYRES is Professor and Chair in the Department of Political Science, Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont, USA.

LAURA MACDONALD is Professor and Chair in the Department of Political Science, and co-director of the Centre on North American Politics and Society, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


Klappentext

This is the only book of its kind devoted to exploring contentious politics from a North American perspective, including protests, social movements, transnational contention, and emergent regional governance processes, between Canadian, U.S. and Mexican state and civil society actors.

Inhalt
PART I: THEORETICAL ISSUES AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF NORTH AMERICAN INTEGRATION Introduction: Conceptualizing North American Contentious Politics; J.Ayres & L.Macdonald The Political Economy of Neoliberalism in North America; S.McBride North American Politics after September 11: Security, Democracy and Sovereignty; J.Castro-Rea PART II: CONTENTIOUS POLITICS: NATIONAL AND CROSS-BORDER VARIATIONS Civil Society Organizations against Free Trade Agreements in North America; D.Brunelle & S.Dugas Paradoxes of a Transnational Civil Society in a Neoliberal World: The Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras; J.Bandy Contesting Neoliberal Globalism and NAFTA in Rural Mexico: From State Corporatism to the Political-Cultural Formation of the Peasantry?; A.Bartra & G.Otero Contentious Politics in Mexico: Democratization and Mobilizations after NAFTA; J.Cadena-Roa Coalition Politics: A Political Analysis of the Strategies, Discourses and Impact of the Mexican Action Network on Free Trade (RMALC; M.J.Massicotte PART III: CONTESTING REGIONAL GOVERNANCE The Globalized Complexities of Transborder Governance in North America; S.Clarkson, A.Torres-Ruiz The Legalization of Transnational Political Opportunity Structures: Mobilization of NAFTA's Labor Citizen Petitions for Domestic Political Gain; J.Graubart North American Transnational Environmental Actors and Mexico; B.Torres NAFTA and Transnational Contention: A Decade of Alliance and Conflict over Neoliberalism; M.Dreiling, T.Silvaggio PART IV:CONCLUSION Conclusion: Contention and Deepening North America; S.Golob Bibliography Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Contentious Politics in North America
Untertitel: National Protest and Transnational Collaboration under Continental Integration
Andere:
Editor:
EAN: 9780230224278
ISBN: 978-0-230-22427-8
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Medien & Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 299
Gewicht: 556g
Größe: H24mm x B222mm x T149mm
Jahr: 2009
Auflage: 2009

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