Role of Sub-national Actors in North American Security

Chapter

Abstract

This chapter examines the nature and potential concerns and challenges of still unexplored phenomenon of sub-national actors’ activity in the world politics, especially in the North America. The chapter finds that American non-central governments, even have clear agenda in foreign affairs, are more limited by structured ideas and through structured institutions, than through interests on the states’ level. The chapter also argues that to deal with the rise of states’ activity in foreign affairs, more attention should be given to the question of change and continuity in relations between central and non-central governments, but also between sub-national governments in the North America.

Keywords

United states Canada Sub-national governments Environment Cooperation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jagiellonian UniversityKrakówPoland

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