A Social Theory of the WTO: Trading Cultures by J. FordA Social Theory of the WTO: Trading Cultures by J. Ford

A Social Theory of the WTO: Trading Cultures

byJ. Ford

Hardcover | August 19, 2003

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Traditional theories suggest that developing countries lack influence in the trade regime. In this text, Jane Ford uses a social theory or constructivist approach to show that developing countries played a critical role in strengthening multilateralism in the World Trade Organization.
JANE FORD is a Director of international risk consultancyAlpha Risk Internationaland is currently a departmental visitor in the Research School for Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University. She is the author of several publications dealing with international political economy and political risk.
Title:A Social Theory of the WTO: Trading CulturesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:218 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:August 19, 2003Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0333998405

ISBN - 13:9780333998403


Table of Contents

List of Tables Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction: Trading Traditions: Straw Arguments in North-South Trade Theorizing the Uruguay Round: The Case for Constructivism Rethinking Trade Rules US Trade Policy: Mixed Messages Trading Roles Pro-Trade Policies: Creating Collective Identity Rethinking Power in the Trading Regime India Adopts a New Trading Strategy Conclusion References