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Lynch identifies the large number of RTAs and provides information on their membership and other descriptive characteristics. In addition, he notes the influence of each with respect to regional or world trade. An introductory chapter discusses the overall importance of RTAs, their purposes, and criticisms brought against them. The introduction also includes an overview of trade agreement types as well as variations among RTAs.
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This is followed by seven chapters, each devoted to RTAs in a different region, and a concluding chapter. Several appendixes elaborate on selected trade agreements, e. The book contains a list of abbreviations, glossary, and source notes. A supplementary Web site expands and updates information and offers links to RTAs and globalization resources.
The text is understandable, quite free of jargon, and enhanced by boxes, figures, and tables. A useful introduction or reference. Summing Up: Recommended. All collections and readership levels. This rich compendium on trade integration underscores the importance of regionalism in our globalized economy. This excellent and comprehensive book provides both experts and students with a new understanding of their complexity, dynamics, costs, and opportunities.
Perhaps more important, Lynch dispels many of the myths and misunderstandings about the next phase of global multilateralism and new state practices.
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