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dc.contributor.supervisor Kukucha, Chris
dc.contributor.author Fernhout, Lizanne
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science
dc.date.accessioned 2016-10-11T16:44:28Z
dc.date.available 2016-10-11T16:44:28Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10133/4617
dc.description.abstract Economic globalization is increasing the cooperation of states in the international marketplace. Labour mobility is a key area that has proven difficult to liberalize due to its complex nature and sovereign border controls. As a proponent of free trade Canada has sought to establish the rules of trade in multilateral agreements though more recently has turned to bilateral agreements. However, the proliferation of bilateral agreements is seen by economic scholars to frustrate the more efficient multilateral agreements. Comparing the technical language within various agreements reveals that a consistent trend to deepen Canada’s commitments in bilateral arrangements is not found. Rather, bilateral agreements have served to broaden trade globally. This finding suggests that bilateral trade agreements do not complicate the liberalization process to the extent proposed by multilateralists. In this light, bilateral agreements are considered to support Canada’s multilateral objectives by acting as building blocks and creating new trade partners. en_US
dc.language.iso en_CA en_US
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political Science en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Thesis (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science) en_US
dc.subject international trade agreements en_US
dc.subject labour mobility en_US
dc.subject neoliberal anarchic economic order en_US
dc.subject open market principles en_US
dc.subject service sector en_US
dc.subject trade liberalization en_US
dc.title Canadian foreign policy : a qualitative analysis of labour mobility in Canada's multilateral, regional, and bilateral trade agreements en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Arts and Science en_US
dc.publisher.department Department of Political Science en_US
dc.degree.level Masters en_US
dc.proquest.subject 0615 en_US
dc.proquest.subject 0616 en_US
dc.proquest.subject 0510 en_US
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dc.embargo No en_US


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