Introduction (the American Review of Canadian Studies Assesses Canadian-U.S. Relations in the Light of New Strains on the Relationship)
Leyton-Brown, David, Sands, Christopher, American Review of Canadian Studies
This is a very special issue of The American Review of Canadian Studies. In it, a group of U.S. and Canadian authors address the familiar topic of the bilateral relationship and find it, not entirely surprisingly, to be in a state of flux. Many profound changes are taking place that affect the citizens of both countries. It is, therefore, not suprising to see that the relationship has also been affected, by such things as technological innovation, the modern media, natural resource scarcity, and environmental degradation. In addition, the two countries share a bilateral trade and investment relationship which is increasingly structured by and dependent upon multinational corporations--the behaviors, motivations, and effects of which remain poorly understood.
At the same time, Canada and the United States are also struggling to define their roles in the international system without, given recent events throughout the world, the old paradigms. In the United States, policy toward Canada for much of the twentieth century has been governed by the pursuit of an agenda of trade and investment liberalization that began during the Taft administration and was largely completed during the Clinton administration with the ratification of the …
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Publication information: Article title: Introduction (the American Review of Canadian Studies Assesses Canadian-U.S. Relations in the Light of New Strains on the Relationship). Contributors: Leyton-Brown, David - Author, Sands, Christopher - Author. Journal title: American Review of Canadian Studies. Volume: 27. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 1997. Page number: 163. © 2008 Association for Canadian Studies in the United States. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
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