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 International Agreements

Andrew T Guzman

in How International Law Works: A Rational Choice Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195305562
eISBN:
9780199867004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305562.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the most important source of international law – the international agreement. It first explains why it is appropriate to think of states as being risk neutral rather than risk ... More


 A General Theory of International Law

Andrew T Guzman

in How International Law Works: A Rational Choice Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195305562
eISBN:
9780199867004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305562.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the basic theory of international law that is then used throughout the book. It explains how the forces of reputation, retaliation, and reciprocity (the Three Rs of Compliance) ... More


Big unions and big business*: Can international framework agreements promote sustainable development at a local level?

Tonia Novitz

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates how international framework agreements (IFAs) could assist in securing economic, social, and environmental development objectives. At issue is whether ‘big unions’ and ‘big ... More


Negotiations and Strategy, 1980–1987

Edward A. Parson

in Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155495
eISBN:
9780199833955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155491.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Domestic and international policy‐making on protection of the ozone layer are examined from 1980 to 1987. Tracks the 1982 resumption of international negotiations to protect the ozone layer after two ... More


Conclusions

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner

in Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135298
eISBN:
9781400842537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135298.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes the key findings and discusses the implications of the results for the study of international relations and international trade. It argues that that the decision to enter a ... More


A Political Economy Theory of International Trade Agreements

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner

in Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135298
eISBN:
9781400842537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135298.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a theory of the domestic political conditions that lead countries to enter into formal trade agreements. More specifically, it attempts to explain the establishment of ... More


The Theoretical and Practical Significance of the Ozone Regime

Edward A. Parson

in Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155495
eISBN:
9780199833955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155491.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The history of the ozone issue falls into three broad periods: a decade of deadlock from 1975 to 1985, despite repeated attempts to develop international cooperation; a rapid burst of ozone ... More


Introduction

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner

in Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135298
eISBN:
9781400842537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135298.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of what preferential trading arrangements (PTAs) are and why they are important. It covers the economic effects of PTAs, political and security ... More


International context of alcohol policy

Thomas Babor, Harold Holder, Raul Caetano, Ross Homel, Sally Casswell, Michael Livingston, Griffith Edwards, Esa Österberg, Norman Giesbrecht, Jürgen Rehm, Kathryn Graham, Robin Room, Joel Grube, Ingeborg Rossow, and Linda Hill

in Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.003.006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In recent decades the operating assumption in international agreements has been to treat alcoholic beverages as ordinary commodities like bread and milk or coffee and tea. In a world of increasing ... More


The Framework of Investment Protection: The Content of BITs *

Peter Muchlinski

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents an overview of the most common provisions found in International Investment Agreements (IIAs), focusing on bilateral investment treaties (BITs), as they represent the most ... More


Building an Adaptive Regime: The Protocol Evolving, 1989–1999

Edward A. Parson

in Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155495
eISBN:
9780199833955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155491.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Reintegrates the discussions of science, technology, and policy to examine how the ozone protection regime has adapted since its formation. Discusses the linked processes of negotiation, assessment, ... More


The European Court of Justice and the WTO: Problems and Challenges

JACQUES H. J. BOURGEOIS

in The EU, the WTO, and the NAFTA: Towards a Common Law of International Trade?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248124
eISBN:
9780191714863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248124.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines why the World Trade Organisation, as an international organisation, and the various Agreements that form an integral part of the Agreement establishing the WTO, raise problems ... More


The courts and international agreements

Piet Eeckhout

in EU External Relations Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606634
eISBN:
9780191729560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606634.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the position of international agreements under the main heads of the jurisdiction of the EU's courts: in the first place the Court of Justice and the General Court, but also, in ... More


EU External Relations Law

Piet Eeckhout

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606634
eISBN:
9780191729560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606634.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The law of the external relations of the European Union is a subject of great importance. The EU institutions have developed an extensive practice in this area, by concluding many international ... More


Conclusion and Content of EU International Investment Agreements

Angelos Dimopoulos

in EU Foreign Investment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698608
eISBN:
9780191732140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698608.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

Chapter 3 is dedicated to the exercise of EU competence in practice. The first part provides a depiction of the internal procedures for the conclusion of an International Investment Agreement (IIA) ... More


Bridging Reality and the Theory of International Environmental Agreements

Charles D. Kolstad

in Climate Change and Common Sense: Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692873
eISBN:
9780191738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692873.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The literature on the economics of international environmental agreements has been developing for two decades. Some significant progress has been made. But some simple and fundamental questions ... More


Auxiliary Hypotheses about Domestic Politics and Trade Agreements

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner

in Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135298
eISBN:
9781400842537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135298.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines three auxiliary hypotheses that flow from the main argument. First, in countries with more veto players it is less likely that political leaders will be able to form deeper ... More


Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy

Edward A. Parson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155495
eISBN:
9780199833955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155491.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Offers the first comprehensive history of international efforts to protect the ozone layer by abandoning the use of chlorofluorohydrocarbons (CFCs), and underlines that this is the greatest success ... More


The Difficulties of Legal Classification

Christine Bell

in On the Law of Peace: Peace Agreements and the Lex Pacificatoria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199226832
eISBN:
9780191710261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226832.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter deals further with the technical difficulties of legal classification, and begins to demonstrate how a simple choice between a law and a nonlaw form of agreement does not exist in the ... More


The Economics of Informal International Law: An Empirical Assessment

Stefan Voigt

in Informal International Lawmaking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658589
eISBN:
9780191742248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658589.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Offering a law and economics perspective, this chapter uses the database of US ‘international agreements’ (defined in the US Case Act as legally binding agreements other than ‘treaties’ in the sense ... More


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