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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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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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