By I. M. Destler
During this complete revision of the main influential, greatly learn research of the united states exchange policymaking procedure, Destler addresses how globalization has reshaped exchange politics, weakening conventional protectionism yet intensifying problem approximately trade’s societal affects. completely new chapters deal with the deepening of partisan divisions and the increase of “trade and . . .” matters (especially hard work and the environment). the writer concludes with a entire monetary and political technique to focus on globalization and maximize its merits. the unique version of yankee alternate Politics gained the Gladys Kammerer Award of the yank Political technological know-how organization for the simplest e-book on US nationwide coverage.
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22 AMERICAN TRADE POLITICS 02--Chapter 2--11-38 5/19/05 8:50 AM Page 23 this and other devices, Congress in the 1950s slowed the momentum of trade liberalization to a crawl: by grudging, sometimes single-year extensions of presidential negotiating authority; by escape clause criteria that made it fairly easy for industries to qualify for relief; by a 1958 provision allowing Congress, with a two-thirds vote in both houses, to compel the president to implement a Tariff Commission escape clause recommendation; and by limiting the range of future tariff reduction.
For Secretary of State Cordell Hull and some of his fellow Democrats—historically the lower-tariff political party—the aim was to reduce trade barriers in any way that was practical. ”13 And without the combination of his determination and an economic crisis that produced lopsided Democratic majorities in Congress, the historic shift of 1934 would not have come about—at least not then. ”14 But no such bipartisan consensus existed in the 1930s. The shift did not mean that legislators abdicated all responsibility for trade.
13. The Memoirs of Cordell Hull, vol. 1 (New York: Macmillan, 1948), 81. Karen E. Schnietz argues that, more generally, “Democrats hoped the RTAA would institutionalize low tariffs” through two features highlighted here (delegation to the president, reciprocal tariff negotiations) and one not explicitly addressed in this book: removal of the prior requirement that the Senate ratify trade agreements by a two-thirds vote. S. Trade Policy,” 418, 429–38. 14. Raymond A. Bauer, Ithiel de Sola Pool, and Lewis Anthony Dexter, American Business and Public Policy: The Politics of Foreign Trade (Chicago: Aldine-Atherton, 1972), 39.