Dependent America?: How Canada and Mexico Construct US Power by Stephen Clarkson,Matto Mildenberger

By Stephen Clarkson,Matto Mildenberger

Following the acclaimed Uncle Sam and Us and the influential Does North the USA Exist? Stephen Clarkson — the preeminent analyst of North America's political economic system — and Matto Mildenberger flip continental scholarship on its head by means of displaying how Canada and Mexico give a contribution to the us' wealth, defense, and international power.

This provocative paintings files how Canada and Mexico provide the USA open markets for its investments and exports, big flows of expert and unskilled labour, and big source inputs— all of which enhance its measurement and competitiveness — greater than does the other US companion. also they are Uncle Sam's most vital allies in helping its anti-terrorist and anti-narcotics safety. Clarkson and Mildenberger clarify the ambiguity of those nations' simultaneous significance and powerlessness by way of displaying how the U.S. govt has systematically neutralized their capability influence.

Detailing the dynamics of North America's strength family, Dependent America? is a becoming end to Clarkson's celebrated trilogy at the contradictory characteristics of its regionalism — asymmetrical monetary integration, thickened borders, and emasculated governance.

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