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  1. North American Integration

    An Institutional Void in Migration, Security and Development

    Edited by Gaspare M. Genna, David A. Mayer-Foulkes

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    The course of events since the implementation of NAFTA has had unexpected elements with significant impacts on North American integration. First has been the rise of China as a larger source of imports and production partner than Mexico. Second has been the rise of security concerns since September...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The State and Security in Mexico

    Transformation and Crisis in Regional Perspective

    Edited by Brian Bow, Arturo Santa-Cruz

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    At the turn of the millennium, Mexico seemed to have finally found its path to political and economic modernization; a state which had been deeply embedded in society was being pulled out, with new political leaders allowing market forces to play a greater role in guiding the nation’s economic...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Federalism, Secession, and the American State

    Divided, We Secede

    By Lawrence M. Anderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    One important tradition in political science conceives of the Civil War in the United States serving as the functional equivalent of the English and French Revolutions, bringing with it the victory of liberal democratic industrialism over aristocratic agriculturalism. From this perspective, the...

    Published August 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Mexico-United States Relations

    The Semantics of Sovereignty

    By Arturo Santa-Cruz

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Sovereignty is a key factor to consider when studying the Mexico-United States relationship. During most of the twentieth century, as a result of the new character of the Mexican post-revolutionary regime, there was a decoupling between the state’s maximalist discourse on sovereignty, and its...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

    By Robert J. Hume

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    What impact do federal courts have on the administrative agencies of the federal government? How do agencies react to the decisions of federal courts? This book answers these questions by examining the responses of federal agencies to the U.S. Courts of Appeals, revealing what happens inside...

    Published February 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. State Failure, Underdevelopment, and Foreign Intervention in Haiti

    By Jean-Germain Gros

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Failed states are a huge problem in international relations, threatening world order in a number of ways. Conflicts in failed states often spill unto neighbouring states, failed states make for unreliable partners in the resolution of global social problems such as poverty and AIDS, and failed...

    Published September 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy

    By Julia S. Jordan-Zachery

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy offers a critical analysis of the policy-making process. Jordan-Zachery demonstrates how social meanings surrounding the discourses on crime, welfare and family policies produce and reproduce discursive practices that maintain gender and racial...

    Published November 19th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canada

    By Miriam Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Lesbian and gay citizens today enjoy a much broader array of rights and obligations and a greater ability to live their lives openly in both the U.S. and Canada. However, while human rights protections have been exponentially expanded in Canada over the last twenty years, even basic protections in...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Regional Governance in Post-NAFTA North America: Building without Architecture
    Edited by Brian Bow, Greg Anderson
    To Be Published November 6th 2014
  2. Mexico-United States Relations: The Semantics of Sovereignty
    By Arturo Santa-Cruz
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  3. Federalism, Secession, and the American State: Divided, We Secede
    By Lawrence M. Anderson
    To Be Published November 19th 2014

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