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Misadventures of the most favored nations : clashing egos, inflated ambitions, and the great shambles of the world trade system

Author: Paul Blustein
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the negotiations of the World Trade Organization, discusses dysfunction within the organization, and theorizes how it will be affected by a global recession.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Blustein
ISBN: 9781586487188 1586487183
OCLC Number: 298186456
Description: xiii, 344 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Paging Mr. Black --
The Intergalactic Trade Organization --
THE WTO and its discontents --
Clueless in Seattle --
"There are only a-pluses" --
Removing the stain --
The uprising of the rest --
Jewels and pirates --
His Holiness, Pope Bob --
One Chicken McNugget --
When Peter met Susan --
Even loopholes have got loopholes --
Losing it --
If only there were a better way.
Responsibility: Paul Blustein.

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Library Journal "The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a mess. That's the unavoidable conclusion of Blustein's latest title... Blustein does a remarkable job of getting behind the scenes of Read more...

 
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