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The Oxford handbook on the World Trade Organization / edited by Amrita Narlikar, Martin Daunton and Robert M. Stern.

Other Title:
World Trade Organization
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xxvii, 849 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
World Trade Organization -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
International trade -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Summary:
"The Oxford Handbook on the World Trade Organization provides an authoritative and cutting-edge account of the World Trade Organization. Its purpose is to provide a holistic understanding of what the WTO does, how it goes about fulfilling its tasks, its achievements and problems, and how it might contend with some critical challenges. The Handbook benefits from an interdisciplinary approach. The editorial team comprises a transatlantic partnership between a political scientist, a historian, and an economist. The distinguished and international team of contributors to the volume includes leading political scientists, historians, economists, lawyers, and practitioners working in the area of multilateral trade. All the chapters present original and state-of-the-art research material. They critically engage with existing academic and policy debates, and also contribute to the evolution of the field by setting the agenda for current and future WTO studies.The Handbook is aimed at research institutions, university academics, post-graduate students, and final-year undergraduates working in the areas of international organization, trade policy and negotiations, global economic governance, and economic diplomacy. As such, it should find an enthusiastic readership amongst students and scholars in History, Economics, Political Science, International Relations, Public Policy, and Law. Equally important, the book should have direct relevance for diplomats, international bureaucrats, government officials, and other policy-makers and practitioners in the area of trade and economic governance"-- Provided by publisher.
"Short Description The Oxford Handbook on the World Trade Organization provides an authoritative and cutting-edge account of the World Trade Organization - what it does, how it goes about fulfilling its tasks, its achievements and problems, and how it might contend with some critical challenges"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note:
Introduction, Amrita Narlikar, Martin Daunton, and Robert M. Stern
Part I: Theory of Multilateral Trade Liberalization
1. The Case for a Multilateral Trade Organization, Robert E. Baldwin
2. The Inconsistent Quartet: Free Trade Versus Competing Goals, Martin Daunton
3. Trade Liberalization and Domestic Politics, Judith Goldstein
Part II: Institutional Evolution: Building up the World Trade Organization
4. International Trade Organization, Richard Toye
5. The expanding mandate of the GATT: The First Seven Rounds, Thomas Zeiler
6. Uruguay Round Negotiations and the Creation of the WTO, Ernest Preeg
Part III: The Process Behind the Workings of the WTO
7. The Role of the Director-General and the Secretariat, Richard Blackhurst
8. Defining the Borders of the WTO Agenda, Marion Jansen
9. Collective Agency, Systemic Consequences: Bargaining Coalitions in the WTO, Amrita Narlikar
Part IV: Agency in the WTO
10. The Influence of the EU in the World Trade System, Patrick Messerlin
11. The Role of the US : A Multi-level explanation for Decreased Support over Time, Todd Allee
12. The Role of the B(R)ICS: System supporters or Change agents in the WTO?, Brendan Vickers
13. Least Developed Countries: Growing Voice, Shishir Priyadarshi and Taufiqur Rahman
14. Awkward Partners: NGOs and Social Movements in the WTO, Jens Steffek
15. What happened to the Influence of Bussines? Corporations and Organised Labour in the WTO, Steven McGuire
Part V: The Substance of the Agreements
16. Trade in Manufactures and Agricultural Products: The Dangerous Link? (Helen Coskeran, Dan Kim, Amrita Narlikar)
17. Trade in Services in the WTO: From Marrakech (1994) to Doha (2001) to..., Rudolf Adlung
18. Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs), Keith Maskus
19. Rules: Anti-dumping, Countervailing Duties, and Safeguards, Michael Finger
20. Regulatory Measures: SPS, TBT, Customs Valuation, Robert Howse
Part VI: Implementation and Enforcement
21. Trade Policy Review Mechanism, Sam Laird and Raymundo Valdes
22. Dispute Settlement Mechanism
Analysis and Problems, Manfred Elsig, Joost Pauwelyn and Thoms Bernhauer
23. DSM
The Appellate Body
Assessment and Problems, Mitsuo Matsushita
24. Interpretation and Institutional Choice at the WTO, Gregory Shaffer and Joel Trachtman
25. The DSM: Ensuring Compliance?, Alan O. Sykes
Part VII: Challenges to the System
26. Persistent Deadlock at Doha, Cedric Dupont and Manfred Elsig
27. The Role of Domestic Courts in the Implementation of WTO Law: The Political Economy of Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances, Thomas Cottier
28. Preferential Trading Arrangements, Richard Baldwin
29. New Issues in Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, Tim Josling
Part VIII: Ethical Issues
30. Fairness in the WTO Trading System, Andrew G. Brown and Robert M. Stern
31. Labour Standards and Human Rights, Drusilla Brown
32. Trade and the Environment, Meera Fickling and Gary Hufbauer
Part IX: Reform of the WTO and Global Economic Governance
33. Proposals for Reform: A Synthesis and Assessment, Bernard Hoekman
34. The WTO and Institutional (In)Coherence, Steven Bernstein and Erin Hannah.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Narlikar, Amrita.
Daunton, M. J. (Martin J.)
Stern, Robert M. (Robert Mitchell), 1927-
ISBN:
9780199586103 (hardback)
0199586101 (hardback)
OCLC:
775271599
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