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The Scope of Justice: Global

Claus Nielsen

in Justice in a Globalized World: A Normative Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593859
eISBN:
9780191731457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593859.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter applies the framework developed in the book to the issue of justice beyond borders. It argues that, thanks to its double focus – on systemic and interactional coercion – this framework ... More


NGOs, Multinationals, and Global Trade Governance

Kent Jones

in Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses the role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and multinational corporations (MNCs) in global trade policy. It examines governance in the global trading system with regard ... More


The Gates of Trade: Autonomous Mainports

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on mainport reforms during the era of liberalization. Mounting anxiety about the capacity of mainports to meet the requirements of a globalized economy resulted in organizational ... More


Introduction

Emily Erikson

in Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159065
eISBN:
9781400850334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159065.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents the volume's main argument: that a decentralized organizational structure—constructed through the combination of private and Company trade—was the central pillar of the English ... More


Commerce and the European Commonwealth in 1800

Isaac Nakhimovsky

in The Closed Commercial State: Perpetual Peace and Commercial Society from Rousseau to Fichte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148946
eISBN:
9781400838752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148946.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter shows how Fichte's response to Kant's essay Perpetual Peace culminated in The Closed Commercial State. Kant's essay defined the legal character of a peaceful international community. It ... More


Trade in Services

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter starts with brief overviews of global trade flows in services, the barriers that restrict such trade, and the economics of service sector protection and liberalization. This is followed ... More


WTO and the Interests of Developing Countries

Kent Jones

in Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter focuses on the interests of developing countries in the GATT/WTO system. In view of all the evidence, it should be clear that trade is important to developing countries and that their ... More


The Limits of Coherence

Andrew Lang

in World Trade Law after Neoliberalism: Reimagining the Global Economic Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592647
eISBN:
9780191731396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592647.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the critical potential of human rights as a tool for transforming global economic governance has so far been partially but significantly undermined by the tendency of many ... More


Ecological Methods in Forest Pest Management

David Wainhouse

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198505648
eISBN:
9780191728150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505648.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This book aims to provide a critical appraisal of the theory and practice of key methods of forest pest management. The appropriate application of these ‘ecological methods’ in the development of ... More


Intellectual Property: Omnipresent, Distracting, Irrelevant?

William Cornish

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263073
eISBN:
9780191718694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are increasingly significant elements of economic policy: they are vital to developed countries in an age of global trade. Today's astounding new technologies, ... More


Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Maxine Berg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199215287
eISBN:
9780191695933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215287.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This book explores the invention, making, and buying of new, semi-luxury, and fashionable consumer goods during the 18th century. It follows these goods, from china tea ware to all sorts of metal ... More


The International Trade Regime in Perspective

Srividhya Ragavan

in Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199840670
eISBN:
9780199949786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840670.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the global trade regime, which viewed substantive equality as the first step towards true equality. It defines the terms substantive equality and barriers-to-trade, and then ... More


Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300127362
eISBN:
9780300142853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300127362.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The thirst for exotic ornament among fashionable women in the metropoles of Europe and America prompted a bustling global trade in ostrich feathers that flourished from the 1880s until the First ... More


Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization

Jeremy Prestholdt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254244
eISBN:
9780520941472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254244.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book unsettles the idea of globalization as a recent phenomenon—and one driven solely by Western interests—by offering a new perspective on global interconnectivity in the nineteenth century. ... More


From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

Sebouh DavidAslanian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266872
eISBN:
9780520947573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266872.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Drawing on a rich trove of documents, including correspondence not seen for 300 years, this study explores the emergence and growth of a remarkable global trade network operated by Armenian silk ... More


The Intra-Asian Bullion Trade Economy Networks

Geoffrey C. Gunn

in History Without Borders: The Making of an Asian World Region (1000–1800)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083343
eISBN:
9789882208988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083343.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the pivotal role of the Asian bullion trade in early modern East-Southeast Asian economies. It seeks to investigate why gold failed to become an enduring East Asian standard. ... More


Apparel Retailing in the United States: From Mom-and-Pop Shop to Transnational Corporation

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reviews the history of the U.S. retail industry and the role it played in the U.S. textile and apparel trade agenda. It also explains the links between the industry's corporate growth in ... More


Harvesting Poverty: The PBR Story in a Subsidy Plot 1

Srividhya Ragavan

in Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199840670
eISBN:
9780199949786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840670.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines several issues related to the preserving of agricultural strategies and markets for the benefit of local farmers. It considers the current status of international trade in ... More


The Tar Baby: A Global History

Bryan Wagner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172637
eISBN:
9781400885619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172637.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Perhaps the best-known version of the tar baby story was published in 1880 by Joel Chandler Harris in Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings, and popularized in Song of the South, the 1946 Disney ... More


Global History and the Transformation of Early Modern Europe

Maxine Berg

in History after Hobsbawm: Writing the Past for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198768784
eISBN:
9780191822124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768784.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

The Industrial Revolution was not only about the conditions of supply in the West. It was also about the development of global trading systems that positioned the West as a nodal point in a global ... More


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