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The new political economy of United States-Caribbean relations : the apparel industry and the politics of NAFTA parity

Author: Tony Heron
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, ©2004.
Series: International political economy of new regionalisms series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This informative book brings a fresh perspective to the continuing debate about globalization and regionalization in the global political economy and the ways in which state policy, in both developed and developing countries, shapes the patterns of economic integration and competitiveness among participating countries and firms. Focusing on the United States and the Caribbean, the book traces the advent and
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Heron, Tony, 1971-
New political economy of United States-Caribbean relations.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, ©2004
(OCoLC)646864063
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Heron
ISBN: 0754639223 9780754639220
OCLC Number: 53223667
Description: ix, 155 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Theories of International Political Economy --
United States-Caribbean Economic Relations Since 1945 --
The Caribbean Offshore Development Model --
The Restructuring of the United States Textile and Apparel Industry --
The North American Apparel Commodity Chain --
The Politics of NAFTA Parity.
Series Title: International political economy of new regionalisms series.
Responsibility: Tony Heron.

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