American Trade Politics, Fourth Edition by I. M. Destler

By I. M. Destler

During this complete revision of the main influential, broadly learn research of the U.S. exchange policymaking process, Destler addresses how globalization has reshaped alternate politics, weakening conventional protectionism yet intensifying hindrance approximately trade’s societal affects. solely new chapters deal with the deepening of partisan divisions and the increase of “trade and . . .” matters (especially exertions and the environment). the writer concludes with a finished fiscal and political technique to do something about globalization and maximize its merits. the unique version of yankee alternate Politics received the Gladys Kammerer Award of the yankee Political technology organization for the easiest publication on US nationwide coverage.

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Sundquist, The Decline and Resurgence of Congress (Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1981), 99. 6. John H. Jackson, Jean-Victor Louis, and Mitsuo Matsushita, Implementing the Tokyo Round: National Constitutions and International Economic Relations (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1984), 141; and John W. Evans, The Kennedy Round in American Trade Policy: The Twilight of the GATT? (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971), 7. 12 AMERICAN TRADE POLITICS 02--Chapter 2--11-38 5/19/05 8:50 AM Page 13 pean) trading partners could enter a series of global negotiating “rounds” resulting in further tariff cuts.

This device got around the domestic rules for proving injury and 29. Bauer, Pool, and Dexter, American Business and Public Policy, 79. 30. But in 1977, the Carter administration would respond to renewed pressure from the steel industry with a new form of an ad hoc import limit, the “trigger price mechanism” (TPM). -Japanese Steel Issue of 1977,” in I. M. -Japanese Economic Conflicts (Lexington, MA: D. C. Heath, 1982), 56–70. 26 AMERICAN TRADE POLITICS 02--Chapter 2--11-38 5/19/05 8:50 AM Page 27 limiting the duration of protection.

In 1968, a junior South Carolina senator, Ernest F. Hollings (D), proposed as an amendment to the Johnson administration’s pending tax bill that statutory quotas be established for textile and apparel products. The full Senate approved the amendment, and the vote was not close. Mills, in alliance with the White House and the State Department, refused to accept it when the bill went to the Senate-House conference committee; he insisted, as a matter of constitutional propriety, that such provisions should originate in the House (trade was tariffs; tariffs were revenue measures).

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