Changing Dynamics in the Global Political Economy
Examining the World Trade Organization, this book covers the basics: the WTO's history, its structure, and its practices and concerns. It presents an overview of the world trading system since the end of World War II. It also explains the profound changes brought about by the establishment of the WTO.
Introduction. The Foundations of the WTO. Postwar Multilateralism. Establishment of the WTO: Principles, Structures, and Practices. The Three Pillars of the WTO. Trade in Goods. The Global Services Economy. Intellectual Property. Emerging Concerns. New Trade Issues on the WTO Agenda. The Developing Countries in the Global Economy. Conclusion. The Future of the Expanding WTO.