Governing under Stress

Middle Powers and the Challenge of Globalization

Griffin Marjorie Cohen and Stephen Clarkson

Governing under Stress

Griffin Marjorie Cohen and Stephen Clarkson

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320 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781842773031 Published August 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Preface
Gordon Laxer
 
1. Introduction: States under Siege
Marjorie Griffin Cohen and Stephen Clarkson
 
2. Globalization and the Social Question
Janine Brodie
 
PART I. Semi-peripheral Countries: Norway, Mexico, Australia, Canada
 
3. Globalization in Norwegian: Peculiarities at the European Fringe
Øyvind Østerud
 
4. Norway, the EEA, and Neo-liberal Globalism
Dag Harald Claes and John Erik Fossum
 
5. The Rise and Fall of an ‘Organized Fantasy’: The Negotiation of Status as Periphery and Semi-periphery by Mexico and Latin America
Teresa Gutiérrez-Haces
 
6. Mexico: Relocating the State within a New Global Regime
Alejandro Alvarez
 
7. Australia: Asian Outpost or Big-time Financial Dealer?
Dick Bryan
 
8. Australia: Neo-liberal Globalism and the Local State
Ray Broomhill
 
9. Global Governance and the Semi-peripheral State: The WTO and NAFTA as Canada’s External Constitution
Stephen Clarkson
 
10. International Forces Driving Electricity Deregulation in the Semi-periphery: The Case of Canada
Marjorie Griffin Cohen
 
PART II. Dealing with the Centre
 
11. Money on the (Continental) Margins: Dollarization Pressures in Canada and Mexico
Paul Bowles
 
12. Taking Investments Too Far: Expropriations in the Semi-periphery
David Schneiderman
 
13. The Rule of Rules: International Agreements and the Semi-periphery
Steven McBride and John Erik Fossum
 
PART III. Comparing Economic Performance
 
14. Zonal Structure and the Trajectories of Canada, Mexico, Australia, and Norway under Neo-liberal Globalization
Satoshi Ikeda
 
About the Contributors
 
Index
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