xxxi, 218 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
9789048190102 hardback 904819010X hardback
Law and philosophy library ; v. 91. 1572-4395.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-213) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Culture and legal culture : a semiotic approach Legal culture as a system of signification Legal culture as communication Diplomatic discourse Legal-diplomatic discourse The power of legal-diplomatic discourse From GATT to the WTO : regulating international trade The WTO dispute settlement system and the influence of the decision-making instances of the Dispute Settlement Body The choice of meaning in discourse The authors of legal-diplomatic discourse : interpreters and intentions The decision-making discourse of the Appellate Body : treaties and dictionaries as referents.