World Trade Politics :

Deese, David A.

World Trade Politics : Power, Principles and Leadership / David A. Deese. - London : Routledge, c2008. - xiv, 224 p. : 24 cm.

"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada by Routledge."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Principles, power, and leadership : why study international political leadership and the global trade regime -- What is political leadership in international relations? How can it be studied in institutionalized negotiations? -- The founding: World War II to the turbulent 1970s : early GATT rounds and the ITO collapse: contrasting the Dillon and Kennedy rounds -- The Tokyo round launch: 1973, GATT, 1975, 1995: from endangered species to unprecedented authority -- The glass is one half empty: non-GATT governed trade policy and protection of 1970s-1980s -- Closing the Tokyo round -- More than anyone expected, a new WTO -- Foundations for the future: can the WTO become relevant to development and its least developed members? -- The "tear gas" ministerial: why Seattle failed in 1999 -- Doha, 2001, and the new "development round" -- The meaning of collapse at Cancun, Mexico, 2003 -- Why international institutions fail and succeed -- Insights for WTO reform -- How, when, and why international institutions work best.

9780415774048 (hardback) 0415774047 (hardback) 9780415774055 (pbk.) 0415774055 (pbk.) 9780203946039 (ebook) 0203946030 (ebook)


World Trade Organization.
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Organization)

International relations.
International trade.
International economic relations.
Political leadership.

JZ1318 / .D432 2007

382.92 / DEE