Understanding NAFTA: Mexico, Free Trade, and the New North America by William A., Jr. OrmeUnderstanding NAFTA: Mexico, Free Trade, and the New North America by William A., Jr. Orme

Understanding NAFTA: Mexico, Free Trade, and the New North America

byWilliam A., Jr. Orme

Paperback | January 1, 1996

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Understanding NAFTA was first published in 1993 as Continental Shift: Free Trade & the New North America. This edition includes a new introduction that brings the NAFTA story up through 1995.

About The Author

William A. Orme Jr. is formerly the Executive Director of the Committee to Protect Journalists in New York City; he currently serves on the Advisory Council of the Center for International Media Assistance.
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Title:Understanding NAFTA: Mexico, Free Trade, and the New North AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:January 1, 1996Publisher:University Of Texas Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0292760469

ISBN - 13:9780292760462

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction. After the Fall
  • Chapter 1. Overview: NAFTA Myths and Misconceptions
  • Chapter 2. The Origins and Importance of NAFTA
  • Chapter 3. 'Via Positiva'
  • Chapter 4. The Year of Living Dangerously: 1992
  • Chapter 5. Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: The NAFTA Numbers Game
  • Chapter 6. Oil, Cars and Mortgages: The North American Investment Agreement
  • Chapter 7. The Wearing of the Green
  • Chapter 8. Lead or Silver: Mexico's "Guided" Democracy
  • Chapter 9. The Tex-Mex Axis
  • Chapter 10. What Will the Neighbors Say? Latin America After NAFTA
  • Chapter 11. The Hidden Target: NAFTA and Japan
  • Chapter 12. Toward a Common Market: The New North America Subject
  • Index
  • About the Author

From Our Editors

'Orme understands that NAFTA is really about fundamentally changing Mexico's long-run economic future. . . But as (he) correctly points out, very modest direct effects do not make NAFTA an unimportant agreement for the United States.' - Lester Thurow, author, The Zero Sum Society