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The Jurisprudence of GATT and the WTO: Insights on Treaty Law and Economic Relations

The Jurisprudence of GATT and the WTO: Insights on Treaty Law and Economic Relations

by John H. Jackson


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ISBN-13: 9780521035644
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/05/2007
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Part I. A View of the Landscape: 1. Global economics and international economic law; Part II: The GATT and its troubled origins: 2. The puzzle of GATT: legal aspects of a surprising institution; 3. The birth of the GATT-MTN system: a constitutional appraisal; 4. GATT machinery and the Tokyo Round agreements; Part III. Trade Policy Fundamentals: 5. Equality and discrimination in international economic law: the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade; 6. Consistency of export-restraint arrangements with the GATT; 7. Perspectives on countervailing duties; 8. Regional trade blocs and the GATT; Part IV. Dispute Settlement Procedures: 9. The jurisprudence of international trade: the DISC case in GATT; 10. The legal meaning of a GATT dispute settlement report: some reflections; 11. WTO dispute procedures, standard of review, and deference to national governments; 12. The WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding: misunderstandings on the nature of legal obligation; 13. Dispute settlement and the WTO: emerging problems; Part V. GATT, International Treaties, and National Laws and Constitutions: 14. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade in United States domestic law; 15. United States-EEC trade relations: constitutional problems of economic interdependence; 16. Perspectives on the jurisprudence of international trade: costs and benefits of legal procedures in the United States; 17. The effect of treaties in domestic law in the United States; 18. Status of treaties in domestic legal systems: a policy analysis; 19. The Great 1994 Sovereignty Debate: United States acceptance and implementation of the Uruguay Round results; Part VI. The Uruguay Round and Beyond: Perspectives and Conclusions: 20. The World Trade Organisation: watershed innovation or cautious small step forward?; 21. World trade rules and environmental policies: congruence or conflict?; 22. Global economics and international economic law; Select bibliography of the author's works; Index of persons and authors; Index of subjects.

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