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The Ashgate research companion to international trade policy

Author: Kenneth Heydon; Stephen Woolcock
Publisher: Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011.
Series: Ashgate research companion.
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The Ashgate Research Companion to International Trade Policy provides a state of the art review of current thinking on the full range of trade policy issues, addressing the economic and political dimensions of international trade policy.
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Ashgate research companion to international trade policy.
Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011
(DLC) 2011046426
(OCoLC)760904910
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Heydon; Stephen Woolcock
ISBN: 9781409408369 1409408361 9781780347301 1780347308
OCLC Number: 795124258
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Acronyms; Notes on Contributors; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I The Political and Economic Context of Trade Policy; 1 Free Trade versus Protection: An Intellectual History; 2 The Political Economy of International Trade; 3 The Evolution of the International Trading System; 5 Non-Tariff Measures; 6 Commercial Instruments; 7 Trade Facilitation; Part III Sectoral Challenges; 8 Agriculture; 9 Trade in Services; 10 Changes in the Value Chain of Manufacturing Industries: A Japanese Perspective; Part IV Trade-related Complexities. 11 Trade and Investment12 Trade and Competition Policy; 13 Environmental Protection, International Trade and the WTO; 14 Trade and Risk Assessment; 15 Trade and Labour Standards; 16 Intellectual Property Rights and Trade; Part V Trade and Development; 17 Trade Openness and Growth Miracles: A Fresh Look at Taiwan; 18 The Evolution of Special and Differential Treatment and Aid for Trade; 19 Trade Preferences for Developing Countries: The Case of the European Union; 20 Developing Professional Services in Africa: How Regional Integration Can Help; Part VI The WTO and Multilateralism. 21 The Structure and Function of the World Trade Organization22 Preferential Agreements and Multilateralism; Part VII Trade Policymaking: Regional Perspectives; 23 The United States: Trade Policy Sleeping --
Short Nap or Long Slumber?; 24 The Functioning of the European Union's Trade Policy; 25 Trade Policymaking in Latin America; 26 Trade Policy-Making in East Africa; 27 China's Trade Policymaking: Domestic Interests and Post-WTO Contestations; Part VIII Conclusions; 28 Trends in Trade Policy and Challenges Ahead; Index.
Series Title: Ashgate research companion.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth Heydon and Stephen Woolcock.

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