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  • Serving Whose Interests?by Jane Kelsey

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 64.95

    Serving Whose Interests?  explores the political economy of trade in services agreements from a critical legal perspective. The controversy surrounding the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and its variants at the regional and bilateral levels can, it is argued, be seen as a clash between two paradigms. For most of the twentieth century,... more...

  • The World Trade Organization and Trade in Servicesby Kern Alexander; Mads Andenas

    BRILL 2008; US$ 382.00

    The World Trade Organisation plays the primary role in regulating international trade in goods, services and intellectual property. Traditionally, international trade law and regulation has been analysed primarily from the trade-in-goods perspective. Services are becoming an important competence for the WTO. The institutional, legal and regulatory... more...

  • Reconciling Environment and Tradeby Edith Brown Weiss; John Jackson; Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder

    BRILL 2008; US$ 222.00

    The volume focuses on five cases, all of which remain cornerstone trade-environment cases of the WTO. The subject matter of these cases reflects five basic issues in the clash between trade and the environment: public health, air pollution/ozone depletion, food safety, destruction of endangered species, and biosafety. These five issues surface dramatically... more...

  • WTO - Trade in Servicesby Rüdiger Wolfrum; Peter-Tobias Stoll; Clemens Feinäugle

    BRILL 2008; US$ 189.00

    This volume will be a valuable reference tool for the WTO community as a whole, as well as for professionals and researchers, who deal with one of the sectors concerned, e.g. financial services and telecommunications. more...

  • The Regulation of Franchising in the New Global Economyby Elizabeth Crawford Spencer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    While franchising promotes economic and social welfare objectives, Elizabeth Crawford Spencer argues that monitoring and regulation are needed to address potential areas of abuse of the form that can result in costly market inefficiencies. This unique study surveys franchise-specific legislation worldwide as a starting point for a thorough examination... more...

  • Non-Economic Objectives in WTO Lawby Stefan Zleptnig

    BRILL 2009; US$ 207.00

    This volume examines the complex relationship between economic and non-economic objectives in WTO law. It discusses how non-economic objectives (such as the protection of public morals, life and health, environment, or human rights) can serve as justification for trade-restrictive measures normally prohibited under WTO law. The relevant non-economic... more...

  • Contractual Networks, Inter-Firm Cooperation and Economic Growthby Fabrizio Cafaggi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This insightful book presents a legal and economic analysis of inter-firm cooperation through networks as an alternative to vertical integration. It examines comparatively various forms of collaboration, ranging from consortia to multiparty joint ventures and from franchising to dealerships. Collaboration among firms of different sizes helps to overcome... more...

  • Recht des Adresshandelsby Martin Bahr

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 39.15

    Des einen Freud, des anderen Leid: Das Recht des Adresshandels. Als Teil des Datenschutzrechts wurde es unlängst umfangreichen Reformen unterzogen. Trotzdem bestehen nach wie vor unklare und zum Teil widersprüchliche rechtliche Regelungen bzw. kamen reformbedingt neu hinzu. Zum ersten Mal befasst sich mit diesem Buch nun ein Autor schwerpunktmäßig... more...

  • The Regulation of International Tradeby Michael Trebilcock; Robert Howse; Antonia Eliason

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.00

    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: * agriculture * services... more...

  • The WTOby Rorden Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Rorden Wilkinson explores the factors behind the collapse of World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerials ? as in Seattle in 1999 and Cancun in 2003 ? and asks why such events have not significantly disrupted the development of the multilateral trading system.  He argues that the political conflicts played out during such meetings, their occasional... more...