Free Trade for the Americas?

The United States' Push for the FTAA Agreement

Paulo Vizentini and Marianne Wiesebron

Free Trade for the Americas?

Paulo Vizentini and Marianne Wiesebron

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256 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781842773130 Published March 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
1. Introduction - Paulo Fagundes Vizentini and Marianne Louise Wiesebron
Part 1 Strategic Issues
2. The FTAA and the US Strategy: A Southern Point of View - Paulo Fagundes Vizentini
3. The US, the FTAA, and the Parameters of Global Governance - Dorval Brunelle
4. Through the Looking Glass: A Canadian Perspective on the NAFTA as a forerunner to the FTAA - Marc Lee
Part 2 FTAA: Structures and Procedures
5. The Puzzle of Institutionalising a Free Market Continental Zone - The nuts and bolts of the FTAA - Michel Duquette and Maxime Rondeau
6. The Forgotten Society:Lack of Transparency and Democracy - Marianne L. Wiesebron
7. Social and Economic Rights within the Context of the FTAA - Jorge Witker
Part 3 Implications for South America
8. Brazil, Mercosur, the FTAA and Europe - Samuel Pinheiro Guimarães
9. Brazil's strategy toward the FTAA - Jan van Rompay
Part 4 Wider Consequences of the FTAA
10. FTAA: Implications for the World Trade System - Pitou van Dijck
11. FTAA versus the EU Association Agreements - Willy J. Stevens
12. The impact of the FTAA on Japan and China - Kurt W. Radtke
13. China's Reaction and Strategy towards the Creation of the FTAA - Yang Zerui
14. Effects of the FTAA on Japan - Mitsuhiro Kagami
15. Conclusions - Raymond Buve
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