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Call # K4610 .J33 2006
Author Jackson, John H. (John Howard), 1932-
Title Sovereignty, the WTO and changing fundamentals of international law / John H. Jackson
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge Univeristy Press, c2006
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Descript. xxvi, 361 p. ; 24 cm
Summary/Abstract "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."--BOOK JACKET
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-352) and index
Subject World Trade Organization
International economic relations
International relations
OCLC # 65539593
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3Sovereignty-modern : a new approach to an outdated concept57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