You are looking at  1-20 of 45 items

  • Keywords: World Trade Organization x
Clear All

View:

6. Diplomacy in the age of globalization

6. Diplomacy in the age of globalization  

Joseph M. Siracusa

in Diplomacy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777950
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588503.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199588503
‘Diplomacy in the age of globalization’ discusses the diplomatic challenges faced by globalization. The diplomacy of the global economic system ranges from the activities of transnational ... More
7. What else can be done?

7. What else can be done?  

Leslie Holmes

in Corruption: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Published Online: 
Apr 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785214
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199689699.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199689699
The state is only one of many actors with a role to play in controlling corruption. ‘What else can be done?’ considers the options for international organizations (IOs), the business ... More
1. What is governance?

1. What is governance?  

Mark Bevir

in Governance: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778209
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199606412.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199606412
How does governance differ from government? ‘What is governance?’ considers how the meaning of the term governance has evolved along with our understanding of the role of the state in ... More
8. Quiet revolutions

8. Quiet revolutions  

Colin Ward

in Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776069
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804778.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192804778
Have the aspirations of the anarchists of the last century been a catalogue of impossible hopes? ‘Quiet revolutions’ argues that the answer is no. In a partial, albeit incomplete, but ... More
6. Human security and development

6. Human security and development  

Christopher S. Browning

in International Security: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2013
Published Online: 
Oct 2013
eISBN: 
9780191779930
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199668533.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199668533
More expansive definitions of human security suggest that, although violent conflicts and their effects are important, far more people's lives are blighted by poverty, hunger, disease, and ... More
2. An impossible hybrid: the structure of the United Nations

2. An impossible hybrid: the structure of the United Nations  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190222734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190222703
‘An impossible hybrid: the structure of the United Nations’ explains the various functions of the conglomeration of organizations, divisions, bodies, and secretariats that make up the UN. ... More
2. The creation of the World Trade Organization

2. The creation of the World Trade Organization  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192806086
‘The creation of the World Trade Organization’ outlines the creation and structure of the World Trade Organization (WTO), which replaced the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in ... More
5. Settling disputes

5. Settling disputes  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192806086
‘Settling disputes’ outlines the Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU), the single, highly legalized settlement body of the World Trade Organization. The onus falls on members to make ... More
Governance: A Very Short Introduction

Governance: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Bevir

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778209
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199606412.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199606412
Governance: A Very Short Introduction explains the main theories of governance and their impact in the corporate, public, and global spheres. The many uses of the term ... More
5. Economic development to human development

5. Economic development to human development  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190222734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190222703
One of the United Nation's central goals was to prevent economic upheaval and any resulting political consequences. ‘Economic development to human development’ explains that the aim was to ... More
7. HIV/AIDS

7. HIV/AIDS  

Christian W. McMillen

in Pandemics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780190625214
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340071.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199340071
HIV/AIDS had been percolating in central Africa since the early twentieth century, but it appeared in its now recognizable form in the spring of 1981. Doctors in America spotted a strange ... More
6. Cross-border institutions and systems

6. Cross-border institutions and systems  

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

in Borders: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365791
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199731503.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199731503
Cross-border institutions and systems are more important now than they have ever been. There are a number of issues that aren't subject to border controls: the environment, public health, ... More
7. What international law does badly (or not at all)

7. What international law does badly (or not at all)  

Vaughan Lowe

in International Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2015
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785818
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199239337.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199239337
International law cannot manufacture agreement where none exists. For this reason, international law is not well suited to the promotion of innovative solutions to international problems ... More
6. The significance of nation states

6. The significance of nation states  

Elizabeth Fisher

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2017
Published Online: 
Oct 2017
eISBN: 
9780191835643
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198794189.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198794189
Environmental problems transcend the boundaries of nation states. That fact is a reminder of the physical reality of such problems, but—for good or ill—political and legal imagination is ... More
4. The political dimension of globalization

4. The political dimension of globalization  

Manfred B. Steger

in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
Published Online: 
Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191824593
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198779551.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198779551
Political globalization refers to the intensification and expansion of political interrelations across the globe. ‘The political dimension of globalization’ considers how these processes ... More
5. Has capitalism gone global?

5. Has capitalism gone global?  

James Fulcher

in Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191793011
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198726074.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198726074
What is ‘global capitalism?’ Economies no longer operate in isolation, producing goods at home for export abroad. Companies now run manufacturing operations in many different countries ... More
2. A contested invention

2. A contested invention  

Andrew F. Cooper

in The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2016
Published Online: 
Apr 2016
eISBN: 
9780191790119
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198723394.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198723394
‘A contested invention’ outlines the development of the BRICS group. The building blocks were in place for a stand-alone forum prior to 2009, but the catalytic moment came with the global ... More
The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction  

Andrew F. Cooper

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2016
Published Online: 
Apr 2016
eISBN: 
9780191790119
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198723394.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198723394
In the wake of the post-Cold War era, the aftermath of 9/11, the 2008 global financial crisis, and the emergence of the G20, few commentators expected a reshaping of the global system ... More
4. What can be done to accelerate development?

4. What can be done to accelerate development?  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
Published Online: 
Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191799983
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198736257
The extraordinary diversity of development experiences reveals the many different available pathways that countries have chosen in order to develop. Each requires a determination to succeed ... More
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)  

Manfred B. Steger

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
Published Online: 
Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191824593
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198779551.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198779551
‘Globalization’ has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time—a term that describes a variety of accelerating economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes ... More

View: