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The EC Common Fisheries Policy

Robin Churchill and Daniel Owen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199275847
eISBN:
9780191706080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275847.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is one of the longest established and more controversial of the common policies of the EC. It deals principally with the management of fishery resources, relations ... More


The WTO, Poverty, and Development

Sarah Joseph

in Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the impact of WTO rules on poverty and development, particularly in developing States. It argues that current WTO rules are biased against the interests of developing States. It ... More


Trade to Live or Live to Trade: The World Trade Organization, Development, and Poverty

Sarah Joseph

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses two anti-WTO critiques. First, it examines the argument that current WTO rules are biased in favour of developed states. Second, it examines the argument that trade ... More


Democratic Deficit and the WTO

Sarah Joseph

in Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses arguments that the WTO suffers from a ‘democratic deficit’, which would cast doubt on the legitimacy and perhaps the desirability of the WTO's rules. The first section outlines ... More


The WTO and the Right to Food

Sarah Joseph

in Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the effect of WTO rules on the enjoyment of the right to food. It first describes the human right to food, followed by an overview of current statistics regarding world hunger. ... More


Globalizing Democracy: Power, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Katherine Fierlbeck

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049958
eISBN:
9781781701416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049958.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Democracy has become a victim of its own success: the more that global societies wish to be seen as ‘democratic’, the more inflated the term becomes and the less meaning it has. We must avoid looking ... More


China’s Influence on Asian States During the Creation of the UN Human Rights Council: 2005–2007

Rosemary Foot and Rana Siu Inboden

in Rising China's Influence in Developing Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758518
eISBN:
9780191818417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758518.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates how China used its influence with developing states from Asia to achieve its objectives during the negotiations to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights with a new Human ... More


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