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Vol 22 No 6 June/July 2017

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Supperstone, Goudie and Walker: Judicial Review

Edited by: Helen Fenwick
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The Social Foundations of World Trade: Norms, Community and Constitution


ISBN13: 9781107036611
Published: January 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £77.00



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As highlighted by Pascal Lamy, the former head of the WTO, world trade traditionally involves state-to-state contracts and is based on an anachronistic 'monolocation' production/trade model.

It therefore struggles to handle new patterns of trade such as global value chains, which are based on a 'multilocation' model. Although it continues to provide world trade on a general level with a powerful heuristic, the traditional 'rationalist' approach inevitably leaves certain descriptive and normative blind spots.

Descriptively, it fails to explain important ideational factors, such as culture and norms, which can effectively guide the behaviour of trading nations with or without material factors such as interests and utilities. Normatively, the innate positivism of the traditional model makes it oblivious to the moral imperatives of the current world trading system, such as development.

This book emphatically redresses these blind spots by reconstructing the WTO as a world trade community from a social perspective.

Subjects:
International Trade
Contents:
1. Introduction: reconstructing the world trading system
2. Two frameworks on an international organization
3. The world trade community
4. Norms and discourse: the internal operation of the world trade community
5. The world trade constitution: external relationships of the world trade community
6. Evaluation: the legitimacy of the world trade community
7. Conclusion: building the world trade community.

Series: Cambridge International Trade and Economic Law

Distributive Justice and World Trade Law: A Political Theory of International Trade Regulation ISBN 9781108415811
To be published September 2017
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
£95.00
Freedom of Transit and Access to Gas Pipeline Networks Under WTO Law ISBN 9781107163645
Published April 2017
Cambridge University Press
£95.00
Reclaiming Development in the World Trading System 2nd ed ISBN 9781107098930
Published October 2016
Cambridge University Press
£89.99
Establishing Judicial Authority in International Economic Law ISBN 9781107147102
Published July 2016
Cambridge University Press
£69.99
Developing Countries and Preferential Services Trade ISBN 9781107147560
Published July 2016
Cambridge University Press
£69.99
Trade, Investment, Innovation and their Impact on Access to Medicines: An Asian Perspective ISBN 9781107072732
Published February 2016
Cambridge University Press
£79.99
The WTO and International Investment Law: Converging Systems ISBN 9781107009707
Published January 2016
Cambridge University Press
£69.99
The Law, Economics and Politics of International Standardisation ISBN 9781107128330
Published December 2015
Cambridge University Press
£89.99
Export Restrictions on Critical Minerals and Metals: Testing the Adequacy of WTO Disciplines ISBN 9781107085961
Published December 2015
Cambridge University Press
£79.99
The Law and Politics of WTO Waivers: Stability and Flexibility in Public International Law ISBN 9781107471115
Published November 2014
Cambridge University Press
£28.99
£26.99
International Organizations in WTO Dispute Settlement: How Much Institutional Sensitivity? ISBN 9781107471139
Published November 2014
Cambridge University Press
£26.99
Public Participation and Legitimacy in the WTO ISBN 9781107067820
Published October 2014
Cambridge University Press
£82.00
The Challenge of Safeguards in the WTO ISBN 9781107071780
Published September 2014
Cambridge University Press
£77.00
General Interests of Host States in International Investment Law ISBN 9781107050235
Published May 2014
Cambridge University Press
£77.00
The Multilaterization of International Investment Law ISBN 9781107636507
Published January 2014
Cambridge University Press
£28.99
Trade Policy Flexibility and Enforcement in the WTO: A Law and Economics Analysis ISBN 9781107638181
Published January 2014
Cambridge University Press
£29.99
£35.99
Law, Economics and Politics of Retaliation in WTO Dispute Settlement ISBN 9781107655355
Published January 2014
Cambridge University Press
£35.99
Non-Discrimination in International Trade in Services: ‘Likeness' in WTO/GATS ISBN 9781107697669
Published January 2014
Cambridge University Press
£35.99
£82.00
African Regional Trade Agreements as Legal Regimes ISBN 9781107670303
Published November 2013
Cambridge University Press
£35.99
Domestic Judicial Review of Trade Remedies: Experiences of the Most Active WTO Members
Edited by: Muslum Yilmaz
ISBN 9781107022232
Published January 2013
Cambridge University Press
£88.00
International Organizations in WTO Dispute Settlement: How Much Institutional Sensitivity? ISBN 9781107028241
Published November 2012
Cambridge University Press
£77.00
£77.00
£82.00
The Law and Politics of WTO Waivers: Stability and Flexibility in Public International Law ISBN 9781107012899
Published November 2011
Cambridge University Press
£93.00
African Regional Trade Agreements as Legal Regimes ISBN 9780521769839
Published July 2011
Cambridge University Press
£93.00
£98.00
Non-Discrimination in International Trade in Services: ‘Likeness' in WTO/GATS ISBN 9780521191869
Published October 2010
Cambridge University Press
£93.00
Law, Economics and Politics of Retaliation in WTO Dispute Settlement ISBN 9780521119979
Published January 2010
Cambridge University Press
£103.00
The Multilaterization of International Investment Law ISBN 9780521762366
Published September 2009
Cambridge University Press
£93.00
Trade Policy Flexibility and Enforcement in the WTO: A Law and Economics Analysis ISBN 9780521761208
Published August 2009
Cambridge University Press
£82.00