What are the strengths and weaknesses of the partnership between Mexico and the United States? What might be done to improve it? Exploring both policy and process, and ranging from issues of trade and development to concerns about migration, the environment, and crime, the authors of Mexico and the United States provide a comprehensive analysis of one of the world's most complex bilateral relationships.
Peter H. Smith is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Simon Bolivar Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of California, San Diego, USA. His most recent books are Democracy in Latin America: Political Change in Comparative Perspective and Talons of the Eagle: Latin America, the United States, and the World. Andrew Selee is director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, USA. His publications include Decentralization, Democratization, and Informal Power in Mexico and the coedited US-Mexico Policy Options for Confronting Organized Crime.