Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 16th edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. New for 2014: * five new essays covering the politics of climate change in North America, the US federal deficit and national debt, recent political developments in Canada, manufacturing in the USA and US foreign trade. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: * US-Canadian economic integration, immigration and the North American media. Country Surveys Each country is dealt with in greater detail within its own section.
Country chapters include: * a chronology of political events * essays covering key socio-political and economic themes, including: recent political developments; foreign affairs; constitution; energy policy; economic overview; agriculture; trade; health and social policy * additional essays examining timely subjects such as US-Chinese economic competition, religion in US politics and aboriginal peoples in Canada * historical, political and economic surveys of the US states and Canadian provinces and territories * statistical surveys of economic and demographic indicators * detailed information on selected organizations, prominent figures and research institutes active in the region.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd