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Global Business Regulation

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John BraithwaiteAustralian National University, Canberra, Peter DrahosQueen Mary, University of London

ISBN13: 9780521784993
ISBN: 0521784999
Published: January 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £57.00

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Across an amazing sweep of the critical areas of business regulation - from contract, intellectual property and corporations law, to trade, telecommunications, labour standards, drugs, food, transport and environment - this book confronts the question of how the regulation of business has shifted from national to global institutions. Based on interviews with 500 international leaders in business and government, this book examines the role played by global institutions such as the WTO, the OECD, IMF, Moody's and the World Bank, as well as various NGOs and significant individuals. The authors argue that effective and decent global regulation depends on the determination of individuals to engage with powerful agendas and decision-making bodies that would otherwise be dominated by concentrated economic interests. This book will become a standard reference for readers in business, law, politics and international relations.

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International Trade
1. The Historical Canvas
2. Globalization and Regulation
3. Method
4. Concepts: Mechanisms, Principles and Actors
5. Conclusions
6. The Struggle for a Sovereignty of the People
7. Property and Contract
8. Financial Regulation
9. Corporations and Securities
10. Trade and Competition
11. Labour Standards
12. The Environment
13. Nuclear Energy
14. Telecommunications
15. Drugs
16. Food
17. Sea Transport
18. Road Transport
19. Air Transport
20. Contests of Actors
21. Contests of Principles
22. Mechanisms of Globalization
23. Regulatory Webs and Globalization Sequences
24. Forum-shifting and Contests of Principles
25. Modelling, Globalization and the Politics of Empowerment
26. A Political Program for Sovereignty over Global Regulation.