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Author Parizek, Michal

Title Negotiations in the World Trade Organization : Design and Performance
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (211 pages)
Series Global Institutions Ser
Global Institutions Ser
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Abbreviations; Foreword; Introduction; 1. Winners and losers in global economic governance; An inter-state model of negotiations and cooperation; Domestic political decisions in global governance; Global issue-linkages and domestic political conflicts; The dysfunctional inter-governmental design of international institutions; Conclusion; Notes; 2. Who wanted what in the Doha negotiations?; The conflicts of the Doha Round
Assessment of the WTO members' negotiation positions and of the bargaining spaceAnalytical solutions and the space for cooperation in the Doha Round; Conclusion; Notes; 3. Articulating the "red lines"; Multilateral negotiations and the dispersion of a state's interests; The dataset and the research design; Missing articulation of interests: the main empirical results; Conclusion; Notes; 4. Complexity problems; The problem of negotiation complexity and its solutions; The formation and sustainability of negotiations coalitions; Coalitions dissolution; Conclusion; Notes; 5. Who makes decisions?
A lack of decision-making input as a problem of negotiationsThe lack of political input in the Doha Round; The vicious "positive" feedback loop and the troubles of the WTO; Conclusion; Notes; 6. Institutional and political solutions; Institutional design and reform of the WTO; A better design for WTO interest representation?; Existing institutional solutions; The electoral system of global governance: proportional and majority representation systems; Conclusion; Notes; Conclusions: the WTO as a new "parliament of humanity"?; A synthetic review of the argument
The scope and the limits of the argumentReforming the WTO?; Notes; Appendix: Interviews and content analysis coding scheme; Select bibliography; Index
Notes Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force. WlAbNL
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ISBN 9780429748752