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

J. H. H. Weiler (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248124
eISBN:
9780191714863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248124.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The starting point of this book is the coexistence of the overlapping regimes of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the European Union (EU), and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). On ... More


The health of the nation

Kenneth C. Calman

in The Potential for Health

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629449
eISBN:
9780191723674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629449.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This short chapter looks at the various strategies which have been developed to improve health at a national level. These are generally based on the World Health Organisation's ‘Health for All’ ... More


International Organizations and their Exercise of Sovereign Powers

Dan Sarooshi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225774
eISBN:
9780191710346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225774.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book considers the exercise of sovereign powers by international organizations that include the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, and the European Union in order to answer ... More


Introduction

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter serves as an introduction to the Macedonian Question from the 1870s to the 1930s. It consists of three sections: the first section discusses the ‘national identity’ of the peasants in ... More


Contribution to: Individual Rights and International Justice, Liber Fausto Pocar (eds. Gabriella Venturini and Stefania Bariatti), Giuffré, 2009

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0074
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is a tribute to Florentino Feliciano, whose life in the law is a silent rebuttal to those who contend that a policy-oriented approach to law is but a facade for politics, that it is a ... More


Big Bang

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the lead up to the ‘Big Bang’ and its effects––the Big Bang refers to the abolition of fixed commissions and the single capacity on 27 October 1986, both of which had been at ... More


Brain Computation as Hierarchical Abstraction

Dana H. Ballard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028615
eISBN:
9780262323819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028615.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The vast differences between the brain’s neural circuitry and a computer’s silicon circuitry might suggest that they have nothing in common. In fact, as Dana Ballard argues in this book, ... More


The IASC Copes with Its Political Environment

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Financial Reporting and Global Capital Markets: A History of the International Accounting Standards Committee, 1973-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296293
eISBN:
9780191700767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296293.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The parties taking an interest in the work of the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) were by divided along the lines of developed versus developing nations, governments versus the ... More


From the GATT to the WTO and Beyond

S. P. Shukla

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the evolution of the international trading system from its inception as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in 1947 to its latest incarnation as the World Trade ... More


Developing Countries in Global Economic Governance and Negotiation Processes

G. K. Helleiner

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter on the roles and objectives of developing countries in global economic governance is organized around themes in negotiation processes rather than the specific objectives of improved ... More


The Existing System and the Missing Institutions

Deepak Nayyar

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the institutions, with a focus on the United Nations, the Bretton Woods institutions, and the World Trade Organisation, to sketch some contours of reform and change necessary ... More


National Minority Rights Enforcement Mechanisms (1990–1995)

JENNIFER JACKSON PREECE

in National Minorities and the European Nation-States System

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294375
eISBN:
9780191685033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294375.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

By the mid-1990s, international society had come to include, alongside those traditional rights which states could claim against one another, a growing number of human and national minority rights ... More


Port State Jurisdiction: Towards Mandatory and Comprehensive Use

Erik Jaap Molenaar

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Ports are an obvious place to verify if visiting foreign vessels are in compliance with certain types of national or international technical standards, or if they have engaged in certain illegal ... More


Conclusion: poverty and class

Jonathan Pattenden

in "Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The conclusion provides an overview of the book’s main arguments while looking ahead to the future. In contrast to ‘residual’ and some ‘semi-relational’ approaches to poverty, the book has argued ... More


Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Don Leggett and Charlotte Sleigh (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79 provides a ‘big picture’ account of science in modern Britain. It charts the changing contours of science and illuminates its role in governing the nation. ... More


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Denis Guénoun

in A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164023
eISBN:
9780231537247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164023.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter describes how René Guénoun defended the Arabs from the accusations of his neighbors following the bombing of their apartment. After the bombing, the author's neighbors gathered around to ... More


Environmental Directing Principles versus Free Trade

NICOLAS DE SADELEER

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.003.07
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter considers in great detail the potential importance of directing principles in weighing differing interests. It focuses on the conflict between environmental principles and free trade ... More


The social exploits and behaviour of nurses during the Anglo-Boer War, 1899–19021

Charlotte Dale

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

At the commencement of the Second Anglo-Boer War the small cohort of nurses available for service in South Africa were insufficient to meet the demands inherent with the exigencies of modern warfare ... More


Epilogue: Towards a Common Law of International Trade

J. H. H. WEILER

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/9780199248124.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

It is widely believed that even in the realm of economic law — the law of the market — the European Union (EU) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) represented very different ... More


Scepticism under Scrutiny: Labour Law and Human Rights

Sandra Fredman

in Sceptical Essays on Human Rights

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246687
eISBN:
9780191714603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246687.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Labour lawyers in the United Kingdom have been understandably sceptical of the role of the judiciary in the field of labour law. This chapter asks whether it is possible to construct rights so as to ... More


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