Agriculture And The WTO
Towards a New Theory of International Agricultural Trade Regulation
Fiona Smith, Professor of International Economic Law, University of Warwick,UK
2009, 192 pp Hb 978 1 84542 490 9
Hardback £77.00 on-line discount £69.30
Series: Elgar International Economic Law series
International agricultural trade regulation remains problematic despite the creation of the WTO and a specific Agreement on Agriculture in 1995. Fiona Smith challenges this orthodoxy and presents a new conceptual method by which the problem of international agricultural trade in the WTO can be understood.
Contents: Preface 1. International Agricultural Trade Regulation: Charting the Landscape 2. Current Perceptions of the Problem 3. Two Models of Disagreement 4. Polycentrism and the Issue of Market Access 5. Cultural Divergence, Polycentricity and Subsidies 6. Towards the Future Index