The Politics of International Trade in the 21st Century: Actors, Issues and Regional Dynamics

The Politics of International Trade in the 21st Century: Actors, Issues and Regional Dynamics

by Wyn Grant
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1403904839

ISBN-13: 9781403904836

Pub. Date: 06/01/2004

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

International trade policy lies at the heart of conflicts between north and south and the US and EU in contemporary debates about the international economy. The World Trade Organization has become a target for criticism for non-governmental organizations and tensions between trade policy and other key policy areas such as security and environmental policy have

Overview

International trade policy lies at the heart of conflicts between north and south and the US and EU in contemporary debates about the international economy. The World Trade Organization has become a target for criticism for non-governmental organizations and tensions between trade policy and other key policy areas such as security and environmental policy have increased. This authoritative collection provides a comprehensive coverage of this key area of international policy in terms of both geographical coverage and key issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403904836
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Series:
International Political Economy Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Trade in Context; D.Kelly & W.Grant PART I: ACTORS The World Trade Organisation and the Regulation of International Trade; R.Wilkinson Civil Society and the World Trading System; M.Williams Business and Government in International Policy-Making; The Transatlantic Business Dialogue as an Emerging Business Style?; D.Coen & W.Grant PART II: ISSUES Trade, Secutiry and Globalisation; D.Kelly Agricultural Trade; W.Grant The Political Economy of International Trade and the Environment; P.Newell From Marrakech to Doha and Beyond: The Tortuous Progress of the Contemporary Trade and Labour Standards Debate; N.Haworth & S.Hughes GATS and the Politics of 'Trade in Services'; J.Wiener Intellectual Property Rights; C.May PART III: REGIONAL DYNAMICS The New Politics of Trade in the Americas; N.Phillips The United States in International Trade Politics: Liberal Leader or Heavy-Handed Hegemon?; T.Porter The Politics of Trade in Brazil; P.da Motta Viega European Union Trade Policy: Domestic Institutions and Systemic Factors; S.Woolcock German Trade Policy: An Oxymoron?; A.Falke The Political Economy of African Trade in the 21st Century; M.Soko The Contradictions and Continuities of South African Trade Policy; I.Taylor From APEC to ASEAN+3? The US-China-Japan Triangle and the Geo-Political Economy of Trade in the Asia-Pacific; M.T.Berger The Politcial Economy of Japanese Trade Policy; D.Kelly China's Trade Policy; S.Breslin

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