The Politics Of International Trade In The 21st Century

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Reflecting current debates and concerns within academic and policy circles, this substantial edited book provides wide-ranging and in-depth commentary on contemporary developments in the politics of international trade. The book is divided into three major sections dealing, in order, with key actors (states and firms, the WTO, civil society), issues (security, agriculture, services, intellectual property environment, labour standards) and regional dynamics (focusing on regions and regionalism, and on trade politics in major states in each of these) in international trade.

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Dominic Kelly is in the Department of Political and International Studies at the University of Warwick.

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Table of Contents

• Historical and Theoretical Overview--D.Kelly & W.Grant
Part I: Actors
• States, Firms and International Trade--D.Coen
• The WTO--R.Wilkinson
• Civil Society--M.Williams
Part II: Issues
• Trade and Security--D.Kelly
• Agriculture--W.Grant
• Trade and the Environment--P.Newell
• Labour Standards--N.Haworth & S.Hughes
• Trade in Services--J.Wiener
• Intellectual Property Rights--C.May
Part III: Regional Dynamics
• The Americas--N.Phillips
• The US--T.Porter
• Brazil--P.da Motta Veiga
• The EU--S.Woolcock
• Germany--A.Falke
• Asia Pacific--M.Berger
• Japan--D.Kelly
• China--S.Breslin
• Africa--M.Soko
• S. Africa--I.Taylor

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