American Trade Politics (Paperback)

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In this comprehensive revision of the most influential, widely read analysis of the US trade policymaking system, Destler addresses how globalization has reshaped trade politics, weakening traditional protectionism but intensifying concern about trade's societal impacts. Entirely new chapters treat the deepening of partisan divisions and the rise of "trade and..." issues (especially labor and the environment). The author concludes with a comprehensive economic and political strategy to cope with globalization and maximize its benefits.

The original edition of American Trade Politics won the Gladys Kammerer Award of the American Political Science Association for the best book on US national policy.

About the Author

I.M. Destler was a Visiting Fellow and Professor and Acting Dean (1994-1995) at the School of Public Affairs and Director of its Center for International and Security Studies. He was Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1977-83) and the Brookings Institution (1972-1977); and Visiting Lecturer at Princeton University (1971-1972) and at the International University of Japan (1986).

Product Details
ISBN: 9780881323825
ISBN-10: 0881323829
Publisher: Peterson Institute for International Economic
Publication Date: June 8th, 2005
Pages: 390
Language: English