This collection of essays from leading academics examines the connection between the World Trade Organization (WTO) and human rights issues, a topic which has provoked significant debate, particularly in the decade since the collapsed WTO talks in Seattle in 1999.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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1. The trade and human rights debate : introduction to an interdisciplinary analysis / Jeff Waincymer 2. Beyond the divide : the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Political Rights and the World Trade Organization / Robert Howse and Ruti G. Teitel 3. International trade law, human rights and the customary international law rules on treaty interpretation / Ernst-Ulrich. Petersmann 4. Globalisation and human rights : an economist's perspective / Pranab Bardhan 5. Resources, rules and international political economy : the politics of development in the WTO / Kenneth C. Shadlen 6. International economic justice : is a principled liberalism possible? / Patrick Emerton 7. Inter-regime encounters / Andrew T.F. Lang 8. Games within fragmentation : the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions / Hélène Ruiz Fabri 9. Viet Nam, human rights and trade : implications of Viet Nam's accession to the WTO / David Kinley, Hai Nguyen and Odette Murray 10. The WTO and labor rights : strategies of linkage / Chantal Thomas 11. Public opinion and the interpretation of the World Trade Organisation's Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures / Caroline E. Foster 12. Democratic deficit, participation and the WTO / Sarah Joseph 13. Energy security, economic development and climate change : carbon markets and the WTO / Graciela Chichilnisky 14. From realpolitik of international trade to the Geneva Consensus / Shervin Majlessi.