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Further Reading

The following texts do not reflect the work or views of the Warwick Commission

Introductions to the WTO and international trade economics

‘The World Trade Organization’ by Rorden Wilkinson, article in New Political Economy (2002) Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 129-141

An Introduction to the WTO Agreements by Bhagirath L. Das, London: Zed, 1998

The World Trade Organization: A Guide to the Framework for International Trade by Bhagirath L. Das, London: Zed, 1999

International Economics, 4th edition by Paul Krugman and Maurice Obstfeld, Reading, Massachusetts: Addison Wesley Longman, 1997

Books analysing a wide range of trade-related issues

The Political Economy of the World Trading System: The WTO and Beyond, by Bernard Hoekman and Michel Kostecki, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001

Trade Politics in the Twenty-First Century: Actors, Issues, Regional Dynamics, by Dominic Kelly and Wyn Grant (eds.), Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2005

Trade Politics, 2nd edition, by Brian Hocking and Stephen McGuire (eds.) London, Routledge, 2004

Issue-specific texts


‘WTO Agriculture Negotiations: Implications for the Global South’ by Jennifer Clapp, article in Third World Quarterly (2006) Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 563-577

Intellectual Property Rights

Power and Ideas: North-South Politics of Intellectual Property and Antitrust by Susan K. Sell, New York: SUNY, 1998

Environmental and Human Rights Issues

‘The Death of the Trade Regime’ by Jeffrey L. Dunoff, article in European Journal of International Law (1999) Vol. 10, Issue 4, pp. 733-762

‘The WTO Core Agreement, Non-Trade Issues and Institutional Integrity’ by Kent Jones, article in World Trade Review (2002) Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 135-152

Gender and International Trade

‘Trade with a Female Face: Women and the New International Trade Agenda’ by Laura Macdonald, in Global Trade and Global Social Issues, A. Taylor and C. Thomas, eds. (London: Routledge, 1999), pp. 53-71

United States and International Trade

‘US National Power and the Post-war Trading Regime’ by Judith Goldstein and Joanne Gowa, article in World Trade Review (2002) Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 153-170

The European Union and International Trade

‘The Incidental Fortress: The Single European Market and World Trade’ by Alasdair R. Young, article in Journal of Common Market Studies (2004) Vol. 42, Issue 2, pp. 393-414