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Islands of Transnational Governance

Alec Stone Sweet

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The two papers in Ch. 5 examine how lawyers and law professors, operating in private arenas, successfully revived a pre-modern legal system, the Lex Mercatoria – the international body of trade law ... More


Introduction

Christina L. Davis

in Why Adjudicate?: Enforcing Trade Rules in the WTO

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152752
eISBN:
9781400842513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152752.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines why democratic institutions for accountability encourage use of adjudication to resolve trade disputes. It argues that governments file a formal legal complaint for World Trade ... More


The Global Justice Movement

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/9780199592647.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the immediate background to the contemporary trade and human rights debate, focusing on the years from roughly the mid-1980s to the early 2000s. The chapter is structured in ... More


Language in Culture and the Media: Complexity and Change

Jacqueline Mowbray

in Linguistic Justice: International Law and Language Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646616
eISBN:
9780191745485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646616.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

Patterns of language use in culture and the media are complex, differentiated, and continually evolving, particularly in response to processes of globalisation. This chapter uses the work of Pierre ... More


Language in Education: Context and Complexity

Jacqueline Mowbray

in Linguistic Justice: International Law and Language Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646616
eISBN:
9780191745485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646616.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

Drawing on literature from a variety of disciplines, and informed by the theoretical framework of Pierre Bourdieu, this chapter identifies a range of injustices associated with using some languages, ... More


‘Like Products’ in International Trade Law: Towards a Consistent GATT/WTO Jurisprudence

Won-Mog Choi

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260782
eISBN:
9780191698682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260782.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The obligations of international trade law hinge upon the question of what constitute ‘like products’. Trade disputes will often involve an examination of whether the products in question are in ... More


Human Rights and International Trade

Thomas Cottier, Joost Pauwelyn, and Elisabeth Bürgi (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285822
eISBN:
9780191700378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285822.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Economic globalization and respect for human rights are both highly topical issues. In theory, more trade should increase economic welfare and protection of human rights should ensure individual ... More


International Trade: From War Capitalism to Contracts of Distribution

John Linarelli, Margot E Salomon, and Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah

in The Misery of International Law: Confrontations with Injustice in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198753957
eISBN:
9780191815812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753957.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Despite significant attention in recent times, the law of international trade has been remarkably resilient in steering clear of compliance with the demands of justice. The history of the law ... More


Missing Debtors: National Lawmaking and Global Norm-Making of Corporate Bankruptcy Regimes

Terence C. Halliday, Susan Block-Lieb, and Bruce G. Carruthers

in A Debtor World: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Debt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199873722
eISBN:
9780199980000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873722.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Corporate insolvency is about debt and it always involves debtor corporations as key stakeholders. It should, therefore, follow that stakeholders integral to everyday bargaining over debt management ... More


The Perspective of World Trade Law on IP Rights

Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan

in The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199663392
eISBN:
9780191850240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663392.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter takes the perspective of international trade law, as embodied in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), and examines how the rules on trade in goods address intellectual ... 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


Sociological Theories: Regional and Global Trade Agreements

Moshe Hirsch

in Invitation to the Sociology of International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199688111
eISBN:
9780191767456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688111.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 2 analyses the long-standing debate in international trade law regarding regional trade agreements (RTAs) from three major theoretical perspectives in sociological literature. The ... More


Community Interests and the Right to Health in Trade and Investment Law

Tania Voon and Andrew Mitchell

in Community Interests Across International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825210
eISBN:
9780191863844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825210.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The authors examine the interaction between international trade and investment law on the one hand and the right to health as a human right on the other. They argue that international economic law ... More


The World Trade Organization as a Club: Rethinking Reciprocity and Common Interest

Peter-Tobias Stoll

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The issues of reciprocity and common interest — or community interest — mark two demarcation points in the oeuvre of Bruno Simma. Some parts of international economic law, particularly the WTO legal ... More


Pillars and Escape Hatches: Basic Concepts of International Trade Law in the Americas

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the fundamental premises and economic underpinnings of the global trading system that are relevant to trade and human rights law, with particular emphasis on the basic concepts ... More


Good Faith and International Economic Law

Andrew D. Mitchell, M Sornarajah, and Tania Voon (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198739791
eISBN:
9780191802744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739791.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The past two decades have seen a significant proliferation of trade and investment treaties around the world. States are increasingly negotiating agreements that regulate both trade and investment, ... More


Safeguards, Anti-dumping, and Subsidies in International Trade Law

Joel P. Trachtman

in Handbook of Trade Policy for Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680405
eISBN:
9780191760266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680405.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the establishment of the GATT, states have maintained the right to impose “contingent protection” in order to reverse their liberalization under certain circumstances. If the right to engage in ... More


Social Identity, International Groups, and International Law

Moshe Hirsch

in Invitation to the Sociology of International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199688111
eISBN:
9780191767456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688111.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 4 addresses the concept of social identity and interrelationships between identity and international law. Social identity constitutes a conceptual bridge between individuals and collective ... More


World Hunger, the Global Food System, and (International) Law

Anna Chadwick

in Law and the Political Economy of Hunger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198823940
eISBN:
9780191862656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823940.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter seeks to explain why it is that in spite of long-standing and concerted interventions to address world hunger the efforts of the international community have consistently fallen short. ... More


Untangling the Triangle: Issues for State-controlled Entities in Trade, Investment, and Competition Law

Julien Chaisse

in International Economic Law and Governance: Essays in Honour of Mitsuo Matsushita

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198778257
eISBN:
9780191823763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778257.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The increasingly free movement of capital and the dominance of multinational corporations in cross-border trade and investment have brought with them increased suspicion about the motives of ... More


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