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Published: 01 December 2013

368 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199689767

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Blame it on the WTO?

A Human Rights Critique

Sarah Joseph

  • This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 International licence
  • Provides a much-needed legal examination of the criticisms often levelled at the human rights record of the WTO
  • Assesses whether developed States have an obligation towards developing nations to create a fairer trading system in the light of the failure of the Doha Round
  • Analyzes key issues such as developing States' access to cheap HIV/AIDS medication, the protection of labour rights, and trade bans aimed at States which violate human rights
  • Includes a new preface addressing recent developments

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