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The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization: Text, Cases and Materials

The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization: Text, Cases and Materials

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Peter Van den Bossche
Cambridge University Press
Edition: 2, 2008-08-21
EAN 9780521727594, ISBN10: 0521727596

Paperback, 965 pages, 23.5 x 17.1 x 5.7 cm
Language: English

As the leading student text in the field, this title provides both a detailed examination of the law of the World Trade Organization and a clear introduction to the basic principles and underlying logic of the world trading system. It explores the institutional aspects of the WTO together with the substantive law. New to this edition are examinations of the WTO rules on the protection of intellectual property and the rules on technical barriers to trade and sanitary and phytosanitary measures. Assignments are integrated throughout to allow students to assess their understanding, while chapter summaries reinforce learning. In addition further-reading sections have been added to each chapter and exercises have been included to draw on primary sources and real-life trade scenarios, enabling students to hone their practical and analytical skills. The title is an essential tool for any student of the WTO, either at undergraduate or postgraduate level.

'... the standard text in its field ...'. Justice Florentino Feliciano, Senior Counsel, SyCip Salazasr Hernandez & Gatmaitan, Manila; former Member and Chairman of the WTO Appellate Body; former Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines