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Perspectives on NAFTA

Isidro Morales

Perspectives on NAFTA.

NAFTA is explored as a foreign policy tool to advance the interests of each signing nation, as an economic device to reap the benefits of integration, and as the backbone on which a regional political and social bloc could eventually be constructed. In this article, Isidro Morales discusses the current literature in these three arenas and reviews existing debates about NAFTA: