Extended Bibliography on North America

This bibliography is not exhaustive. It is meant to provide guidance on the literature on North America and be a starting point for further research.

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The North American Economies and Integration

Audley, John J. et al. (2003). NAFTA's Promise and Reality: Lessons from Mexico for the Hemisphere. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Bonsor, Norman (2004). "Fixing the Potholes in North American Transportation Systems,"
Choice 10, no. 8. Download PDF

Blank, Stephen, Stephanie R. Golob, and Guy Stanley (2004). "Mapping the New North American Reality," IRPP Working Paper Series No. 2004-09. Download PDF

Carment, David, Fen Hampson and Norman Hillmer (2003). Canada Among Nations 2003: Coping With the American Colossus. Ontario: Oxford University Press

Council on Foreign Relations (2005). "Building a North American Community." Independent Task Force Report No. 53. Download PDF

DePalma, Anthony (2001). Here: A Biography of the New American Continent. New York: Public Affairs.

Doran, Charles F. and Alvin Paul Drischler (1996). A New North America: Cooperation and Enhanced Interdependence. Westport, Conn: Prager.

Fry, Earl H. (2003). "North American Economic Integration: Policy Options," Policy Papers on the Americas Vol. XIV, Study 8. Center for Strategic and International Studies. Download PDF

Fry, Earl H. (2004). The Role of Sub-National Governments in North American Integration. The Institute for Research on Public Policy. Download PDF

Goldfarb, Danielle (2003). "Beyond Labels: Comparing Proposals for Closer Canada-U.S. Economic Relations" Toronto: C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder No. 76. Download PDF

Hart, Michael (2002). A Trading Nation. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Hufbauer, Gary and Jeffrey Schott (2005). NAFTA Revisited: Achievements and Challenges. Washington, D.C.: Institute for International Economics.

Lederman, Daniel, William F. Maloney, and Luis Servén (2005). Lessons from NAFTA for Latin America and the Caribbean Countries: A Summary of Research Findings. Washington, D.C.: World Bank and Stanford University Press. Download PDF

Pastor, Robert A.. (2001). Toward a North American Community: Lessons from the Old World for the New. Washington, DC: Institute for International Economics

Pastor, Robert A. (2004). "North America's Second Decade," Foreign Affairs Vol. 83, No. 1, pp. 128-135. Download PDF

Sands, Christopher (2005). "Getting to Know the North American Century," North American Integration Monitor Vol. 3, Iss.1. Download PDF

Sands, Christopher (2006). "Different Paths Leading from Cancun," North American Integration Monitor Vol. 3, Iss. 2. Download PDF

Schwanen, Daniel (2004). "Deeper, Broader: A Roadmap for a Treaty of North America," Thinking North America Vol. II, No.4.Download PDF

Scott, Robert E. (2003). The High Price of "Free" Trade: NAFTA's Failure Has Cost the United States Jobs Across the Nation. Economic Policy Institute Briefing Paper No. 147. Download PDF

Tamayo-Flores, Rafael (2001). "Mexico in the Context of the North American Integration: Major Regional Trends and Performance of Backward Regions," Journal of Latin American Studies Vol. 33, pp. 377-407.

Thompson, John H. and Stephen J. Randall (2002). Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies. Athens: University of Georgia Press.

Weintraub, Sidney (Ed.) (2004). NAFTA's Impact on North America: The First Decade. Washington, D.C.: Center for Strategic and International Studies Press.

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Politics and Democracy

Doran, Charles C. (2001). Why Canadian Unity Matters and Why Americans Care: Democratic Pluralism at Risk. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Forsey, Eugene A. (2005). How Canadians Govern Themselves. Download PDF

Hirschl, Ran and Christopher L. Eisgruber (2006). "Prologue: North American Constitutionalism," International Journal of Constitutional Law Vol. 4, Iss. 2, pp. 203-212.

Jackson, Robert et. al.(2004). North American Politics: Canada, USA, and Mexico in a Comparative Perspective. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada.

Lipset, Seymour Martin (1991). Continental Divide: The Values and Institutions of the United States and Canada. New York: Routledge.

Molot, Maureen Appel and Norman Hillmer (Eds.) (2002). Canada among Nations 2002: A Fading Power. Ontario: Oxford University Press.

Pastor, Robert A..(2000). "Exiting the Labyrinth," Journal of Democracy Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 20-24.

Pastor, Robert A. (Ed.) (2004). "The State of Democracy in North America," Election Law Journal Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 396-593.

Starr, Pamela K. (2006). Challenges for a Post-Election Mexico. New York: Council on Foreign Relations.

Tulchin, Joseph S. and Andrew D. Selee, (2003). Mexico's Politics and Society in Transition. Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

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The Environment

Carpentier, Chantal L. (2004). Trade and Environment in North America. The Institute for Research on Public Policy. Download PDF

Commission for Environmental Cooperation (2002). The North American Mosaic: A State of the Environment Report. Download PDF

Commission for Environmental Cooperation (2004). Ten Years of North American Environmental Cooperation: Report of the Ten-year Review and Assessment Committee (TRAC). Download PDF

Markell, David L. and John H. Knox (Eds.) (2003). Greening NAFTA: the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation. Montréal, Québec: Commission for Environmental Cooperation.

U.S.- Mexico Binational Council (2003). U.S.-Mexico Transboundary Water Management: The Case of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo. Recommendations for Policymakers for the Medium and Long Term. Download PDF

Vaughan, Scott (2004). Thinking North American Environmental Management. Montreal: Institute For Research on Public Policy. Download PDF

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Immigration, Borders and Security

Andreas, Peter and Thomas J. Biersteker (Eds.) (2003). The Rebordering of North America: Integration and Exclusion in a New Security Context. New York: Routledge.

Belelieu, Andre (2003). "Canada Alert: The Smart Border Process at Two: Losing Momentum?" Washington, D.C.: Center for Strategic and International Studies Vol. 11, Iss. 31.

Grayson, George W. (2003). "Mexico Alert: Mexico's Southern Flank: A Crime-Ridden 'Third U.S. Border.'" Hemisphere Focus Vol. XI, Iss. 32. Download PDF

Meyers, Deborah (2003). Does "Smarter" Lead to Safer? An Assessment of the Border Accords with Canada and Mexico. Washington, D.C.: Migration Policy Institute. Download PDF

Security and Prosperity Partnership (2005). Report to Leaders. Download PDF

Security and Prosperity Partnership (2006). Report to Leaders. Download PDF

Security and Prosperity Partnership . SPP Myths vs Facts. Download PDF

Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America Canadian website

Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America US website

Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America Mexican website

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Public Opinion and Values

Adams, Michael (2003). Fire and Ice: The United States, Canada, and the Myth of Converging Values. Canada: Penguin Books.

Bowman, Karlyn and Frank Graves (2005). "Threat Perceptions in the United States and Canada: Assessing the Public's Attitudes toward Risk and Security in North America" One Issue, Two Voices Iss. 4. Download PDF

Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, Consejo Mexicano De Asuntos Internacionales, and the Chicago Council On Foreign Relations (2004). Global Views 2004: Comparing Mexican and American Public Opinion and Foreign Policy. Download PDF

Chambers, Edward and Peter H. Smith (Eds.) (2002). "Economic Integration and Public Opinion" in NAFTA in the New Millennium, pp. 165-238.

Ekos (2005). "Wave 1—General Public Survey: Canada, the US and Mexico" Rethinking North America Study. Download PDF

Pastor, Robert A.. (2001). Toward a North American Community: Lessons from the Old World for the New. Washington, DC: Institute for International Economics, pp. 147-169.

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Dispute settlement in North America

DeRoma, Nicholas J. (2000). "Introduction: The Mexican View on the Operation of NAFTA for the Resolution of Canada-U.S.-Mexico Disputes" Canada-U.S. Law Journal Vol. 26, p. 217.

Folsom, Ralph Haugwot et al (1998). Handbook of NAFTA Dispute Settlement Ardsley NY: Transnational Publishers.

Gantz, David (1999). "Dispute Settlement Under the NAFTA and the WTO: Choice of Forum Opportunities and Risks for the NAFTA Parties" American University International Law Review Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 1025-1106.

Horlick, Gary (2003). WTO and NAFTA Rules and Dispute Resolution: Selected Essays on Antidumping, Subsidies and Other Measures. London: Cameron May.

Hufbauer, Gary Clyde, Reginald Jones, Jeffrey Schott and Yee Wong (2004). "NAFTA Dispute Settlement Systems" Institute for International Economics. Download PDF

Lopez, David (1997). "Dispute Resolution under NAFTA: Lessons from the Early Experience" Texas International Law Journal Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 163-207.

Macrory, Patrick (2002). "NAFTA Chapter 19: A Successful Experiment in International Trade Dispute Resolution" C.D. Howe Institute Commentary.

Marceau, G. (1997). "NAFTA and WTO Dispute Settlement Rules - A Thematic Comparison" Journal of World Trade Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 25-81.

Mena, Antonio Ortiz (2001). "Dispute Settlement Under NAFTA: The Challenges Ahead" Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE).

Napoles, Robert (1993). "Dispute Resolution under Chapter 19 of the NAFTA: Antidumping and Countervailing Business as Usual" Arizona Journal of International & Comparative Law Vol. 10, p. 459.

Sheppard, Hale E. (2002). "The NAFTA Trucking Dispute: Pretexts for Noncompliance and Policy Justifications for US Facilitation of Cross Border Services" Minnesota Journal of Global Trade Vol. 2, pp. 235-275.

Vega, Gustavo C. and Gilbert Winham (2002-03). "The Role of NAFTA Dispute Settlement in the Management of Canadian, Mexican and U.S. Trade and Investment Relations" Ohio Northern University Law Review Vol. 28, pp. 651-706.

Winham, Gilbert (1993). "Dispute Settlement in the NAFTA and the FTA" The Fraser Institute.

(2003). "Measures 'Relating to' Foreign Investors under NAFTA Dispute Resolution" The American Journal of International Law Vol. 97, No. 2., pp. 440-441.

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