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Trade and the environment : fundamental issues in international law, WTO law, and legal theory

Author: Erich Vranes
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: International economic law series (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The relationship between WTO law and international and domestic efforts to protect the environment is a central concern in WTO and international environmental law. These issues are analysed here by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erich Vranes
ISBN: 9780199562787 0199562784
OCLC Number: 804866356
Awards: Winner of WU Best Paper Award of the City of Vienna for the best publication in the fields of law, foreign languages, the humanities, sociology and economic geography awarded for a 2008 article, 'The Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) and its Compability with the GATS Disciplines on Financial Services' , partly based on Trade and the Environment.
Description: xxxviii, 441 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; PART I: ISSUES IN GENERAL INTERNATIONAL LAW AND LEGAL THEORY: CONFLICTS OF NORMS AND RELATED PROBLEMS ; 1. The Definition of 'Conflicts of Norms' ; 2. The Principles of Conflict Resolution ; 3. The Role of International Law Conflicting with WTO Law in WTO Proceedings ; PART II: FURTHER ISSUES IN GENERAL INTERNATIONAL LAW AND LEGAL THEORY: EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION, UNILATERALISM AND PROPORTIONALITY ; 1. Extraterritorial Jurisdiction ; 2. 'Unilateralism' in the Trade and Environment Context ; PART III: FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES IN WTO LAW ; 1. Non-Discrimination and Justification in the GATT ; 2. The Trade Disciplines Arising under the TBT Agreement ; 3. Processes and Production Methods: A Special Case under the GATT and the TBT Agreement? ; PART IV: CASE STUDY: TRADE, OZONE AND CLIMATE PROTECTION ; 1. Ozone Protection and WTO Law ; 2. Climate Protection and WTO Law
Series Title: International economic law series (Oxford, England)
Other Titles: Fundamental issues in international law, WTO law, and legal theory
Responsibility: Erich Vranes.

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This book is certainly a valuable contribution on the topic of trade and environment which can be used also comparatively for other trade-related conflicts in international law. * D. Xenos, European Read more...

 
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