Greening of Trade Law / Edition 336

Greening of Trade Law / Edition 336

by Richard H. Steinberg
     
 

In this first book to systematically compare how each of the world's major international trade organizations have handled environmental issues, leading specialists provide a balanced analysis of the development of 'trade and the environment' rules in the World Trade Organization, the European Union, the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Free Trade Area of

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Overview

In this first book to systematically compare how each of the world's major international trade organizations have handled environmental issues, leading specialists provide a balanced analysis of the development of 'trade and the environment' rules in the World Trade Organization, the European Union, the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Free Trade Area of the Americas, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, the International Organization for Standardization, and other key organizations. Deftly combining policy and theory, the authors offer a range of heuristics and normative orientations in an effort to understand one of the globe's most contentious and timely dilemmas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742510463
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Understanding Trade and the Environment: Conceptual Frameworks Part 2 PART I: The World Trade Organization Chapter 3 A Reluctant Global Policy Maker Chapter 4 Dispute Settlement and U.S. Environmental Laws Chapter 5 The Nexus of Law and Politics: The WTO's Committee on Trade and Environment Part 6 PART II: Regional Organizations Chapter 7 The European Community: Environmental Issues in an Integrated Market Chapter 8 The North American Free Trade Agreement: Alternative Models of Managing Trade and the Environment Chapter 9 The Free Trade Area of the Americas: Lessons From North America Chapter 10 APEC: The "Sustainable Development" Agenda Part 11 PART III: A Business-Led Organization Chapter 12 The International Organization for Standardization: Drafting the ISO 14000 Series Part 13 PART IV: Conclusion Chapter 14 Explaining Similarities and Differences across International Trade Organizations

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