Sovereignty, the WTO, and Changing Fundamentals of International Law

Sovereignty, the WTO, and Changing Fundamentals of International Law

by John H. Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521860075

ISBN-13: 9780521860079

Pub. Date: 04/30/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The objective of this book is to explore the relationship between general international law (and its sovereignty-based assumptions) and the legal "constitution," jurisprudence, and practice of the WTO as an empirical case study of international economic law, all in the context of these twenty-first-century developments.  See more details below

Overview

The objective of this book is to explore the relationship between general international law (and its sovereignty-based assumptions) and the legal "constitution," jurisprudence, and practice of the WTO as an empirical case study of international economic law, all in the context of these twenty-first-century developments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521860079
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2006
Series:
Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures Series, #18
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : international law and international economic law in the interdependent world of the twenty-first century3
2The real world impinges on international law : exploring the challenges to the fundamental assumptions of international law and institutions18
3Sovereignty-modern : a new approach to an outdated concept57
4The WTO as international organization : institutional evolution, structure, and key problems81
5The WTO dispute settlement system134
6Policy analytical approaches and thought experiments211
7Illustrative applications234
8Perspectives and implications : some conclusions258
AppOutline of the Uruguay Round Treaty establishing the World Trade Organization269

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