International Trade Law: An Interdisciplinary, Non-Western Textbook, Volume 1: Fundamental Obligations
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International Trade Law: An Interdisciplinary, Non-Western Textbook has been revised in its 4th edition, building upon the global successes of its predecessor editions. Truly a world law textbook applicable in any country, this edition offers a theoretical and practical approach to economics, politics, international relations, philosophy, and religion as they relate to international trade law. It may be used either in a two semester sequenced course, or as stand-alone volumes for distinct one-semester courses. Additional highlights of the 4th edition include:
Coverage of vital domestic trade legislation on trade sanctions and export controls
Emphasis on rising powers such as India and China, and controversies involving Iran, North Korea, and Russia
Technical every-day issues, such as dumping margin and net countervailable subsidization rates, and critical economic sectors, such as IP and services
GATT-WTO law and free trade agreements (FTAs)
The 4th edition has been thoroughly updated with new chapters covering: ethics, trade adjustment assistance (TAA), American trade history, Indian trade law and policy, WTO accession, like products, trade and energy, technical barriers to trade, transparency (TBT), non-application and waivers, balance of payments (BOP) crises, GATT morality exception trade facilitation, sanitary and phytosanitary (SOS) measures, compulsory IP licensing, trade remedies against non-market economies (NMEs), currency manipulation, trade sanctions, export controls, labor and the environment, trade and climate change, development economics, and Africa.
Each chapter is manageably sized and offers a user-friendly structure, allowing the flexibility of choosing the chapters that best serve the needs of a professors individual course. The topics in each chapter help students establish a fundamental foundation upon which to build their knowledge of international trade law.
Comprehensive Teachers Manual available. Includes sample course syllabi, questions, and answers.
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Table of Contents
VOLUME 1 FUNDAMENTAL OBLIGATIONS
Part 1 Moral Foundations of Free Trade
Ch 1 Philosophical and Religious Theories of International Trade and Traders
Ch 2 Theory and Practice of Ethics in International Law
Part 2 Economic Foundations of Free Trade
Ch 3 Free Trade History
Ch 4 Questioning Free Trade History
Ch 5 Trade Patterns and Factors of Production
Ch 6 TAA
Ch 7 Economics of Trade Barriers
Part 3 Historical Foundations of Free Trade
Ch 8 American Trade History
Ch 9 GATT Rounds Through 1970s
Ch 10 Uruguay Round (1986-1994) and Birth of WTO (1995)
Ch 11 DOHA Round (November 2001-Present)
Ch 12 Trade Policy in Modern India
Part 4 Institutional Foundations of Free Trade
Ch 13 Structure of WTO and GATT-WTO Law
Ch 14 GATT-WTO Accessions of Rich, Poor, Islamic, and Non-Islamic Countries
Part 5 Adjudicatory Foundations of Free Trade
Ch 15 GATT-WTO Civil Procedure
Ch 16 Procedural Controversies
Part 6 Product Relationships Essential to Legal Foundations of Free Trade
Ch 17 Like Products
Ch 18 Directly Competitive or Substitutable Products
Part 7 Legal Foundations of Free Trade: Five Pillars of GATT-WTO Law
Ch 19 First Pillar GATT Article I and MFN Treatment
Ch 20 First Pillar (Continued): Energy and 2014 LNG Exports Case
Ch 21 Second Pillar: GATT Article II and Tariff Bindings
Ch 22 Third Pillar: GATT Article III:1-2 and National Treatment for Fiscal Measures
Ch 23 Third Pillar (Continued): GATT Article III:4 and National Treatment for Non-Fiscal Measures
Ch 24 Fourth Pillar: GATT Article XI and QRs
Ch 25 Fourth Pillar (Continued): GATT Article XIII and Administering QRs
Ch 26 Fourth Pillar (Continued): TBTs as NTBs
Ch 27 Fifth Pillar: GATT Article X a