Regionalism, Multilateralism, and the Politics of Global Trade

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Donald Barry, Ronald C. Keith
UBC Press, 1999 - 302 pages
The essays in Regionalism, Multilateralism, and the Politics ofGlobal Trade reflect this debate and give it focus. Thecontributors, all recognized experts, explore the changing relationshipbetween regionalism and multilateralism and examine the implicationsfor national policy in a global trading system. Their discussioncentres on four interrelated themes: the changing nature ofregionalism, emerging patterns of interregional relations, the evolvingrelationship between regionalism and multilateralism, and theimplications for state policy (particularly for Canada).
 

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Contents

Changing Perspectives on Regionalism and Multilateralism
3
Regionalism Globalism and the State
23
Dynamics of Regional Integration
93
Interregional Relations
155
Whither Canada?
211
Summing Up
275
Contributors
293
Index
296
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Donald Barry is professor of political science at theUniversity of Calgary. His publications include Canada'sDepartment of External Affairs: Coming of Age, 1946-1968, withJohn Hilliker (1995); and Toward a North American Community?Canada, the United States, and Mexico (1995). Ronald C.Keith is professor and head of the Department of PoliticalScience at the University of Calgary. His publications include Lawand Justice in China's Market Place (forthcoming);China's Struggle for the Rule of Law (1994); TheDiplomacy of Zhou Enlai (1989); and Energy, Security andEconomic Development in East Asia (1986).

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