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International Trade and Developing Countries

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This book investigates the relevance and workability of coalitions as instruments of bargaining power for the weak. More specifically, this analyzes the coalition strategies of developing countries at the inter-state level, particularly in the context of international trade. Given the nature of this enquiry, this new study uses theoretical and empirical methods to complement each other. The theoretical approach draws from a plethora of writings: formal theories of clubs and coalitions, theories of domestic political economy and theories of international relations. The empirical analysis of comparable coalitions becomes necessary to assist in this theorising, so the greater part of the book focuses mainly (though not exclusively) on coalitions involving developing countries on the issue-area of trade in services. Through the case-studies of the Uruguay Round and an analytical overview of more recent coalitions, this text fills an important gap in the literature of international political economy and international relations where most GATT/WTO-based coalitions have eluded record.

Condition: As new, but with a dedication by the author on the fly leaf.

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Author(s):
Narlikar, Amrita
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0415318599
ISBN-13:
9780415318594
Number of pages:
238
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
International Trade and Developing Countries

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This book investigates the relevance and workability of coalitions as instruments of bargaining power for the weak. More specifically, this analyzes the coalition strategies of developing countries at the inter-state level, particularly in the context of international trade. Given the nature of this enquiry, this new study uses theoretical and empirical methods to complement each other. The theoretical approach draws from a plethora of writings: formal theories of clubs and coalitions, theories of domestic political economy and theories of international relations. The empirical analysis of comparable coalitions becomes necessary to assist in this theorising, so the greater part of the book focuses mainly (though not exclusively) on coalitions involving developing countries on the issue-area of trade in services. Through the case-studies of the Uruguay Round and an analytical overview of more recent coalitions, this text fills an important gap in the literature of international political economy and international relations where most GATT/WTO-based coalitions have eluded record.

Condition: As new, but with a dedication by the author on the fly leaf.

Added value:
Author's dedication on fly leaf.
Author(s):
Narlikar, Amrita
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0415318599
ISBN-13:
9780415318594
Number of pages:
238
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
International Trade and Developing Countries

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