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.

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