Drawing on a wide variety of classic and contemporary sources, respected authors Trebilcock and Howse here provide a critical analysis of the institutions and agreements that have shaped international trade rules. In light of the growing debate over globalization, they include special sections examinations of topics such as:
* services and trade-related intellectual property rights
* labor rights
* the environment
Drawing on previous highly praised editions, this comprehensive text is an invaluable guide to students of economics, law, politics and international relations. Now fully updated, this fourth edition includes full coverage of new developments including the Doha trade round, the proliferation of preferential trade agreements, the debate on trade, climate change and green energy, the response of the trading system to the 2007-2010 financial and economic crisis, the controversy over trade and exchange rate manipulation, and the growing body of WTO dispute resolution case law.
1. The Evolution of International Trade Theory and Policy 2. The Most Favoured Nation Principle 3. The National Treatment Principle 4. Dispute Settlement 5. Trade, Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments 6. Tariffs, Rules of Origin and Regional Trading Arrangements 7. Trade Policy and Domestic Health 8. Anti-Dumping Laws 9. Subsidies and Countervailing Duties 10. Safeguard Regimes 11. Trade and Agriculture 12. Trade and Services 13. Trade-Related Intellectual Property (TRIPS) 1 4. Trade and Investment 15. Trade and Developing Countries 16. Trade and the Environment 17. Trade and Labor Rights 18. Trade and Competition Policy 19. The International Movement of People