9780415193566

Trade Politics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415193566

  • ISBN10:

    0415193567

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-10-01
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Leading experts provide a clear overview of the evolving environment of trade politics and the current issues surrounding its development. Trade politics is a hot topic this year, particularly since the changes in world economy following the Asian crisis. Written with students in mind this book includes chapters on: *Trade and security *Ideas and policies *Intellectual property *The environment *Regions in world trade *Trade organizations *States and sovereignty

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
ix
Notes on contributors xi
Preface xiii
List of abbreviations
xvii
Introduction: Trade politics: environments, agendas and process 1(20)
Brian Hocking
PART I Environments and issues 21(122)
Introduction
23(2)
The multilateral trading system into the new millennium
25(15)
Stephen Woolcock
Ideas and policies
40(12)
Bruce E. Moon
Agricultural trade policy
52(15)
David N. Balaam
International trade in services
67(12)
Michel Kostecki
Intellectual property
79(17)
Ann Capling
International trade and security: the case of encryption
96(15)
Olivia Bosch
International trade and workers' rights: more than a conditional link?
111(17)
Gijsbert Van Liemt
International trade and the environment
128(15)
Duncan Brack
PART II Actors and processes 143(82)
Introduction
145(2)
Firms and governments in international trade
147(15)
Steven Mcguire
The World Trade Organization and civil society
162(17)
Jan Aart Scholte
Robert O'Brien
Marc Williams
New issues, new actors in EU commercial policy making
179(15)
Michelle Cloutier
States, sovereignty and trade
194(14)
Geoffrey Allen Pigman
The World Trade Organization
208(17)
Robert Wolfe
PART III Regions in world trade 225(79)
Introduction
227(2)
NAFTA and the politics of regional trade
229(17)
Andrew F. Cooper
Towards a political economy of trade in Africa: states, companies and civil societies
246(15)
Timothy M. Shaw
Janis van der Westhuizen
The Asia-Pacific
261(14)
John Ravenhill
The European Union
275(15)
Michael Smith
A free trade area of the Americas in 2005?
290(14)
Paulo S. Wrobel
Index 304

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