Journal Article

THE WTO AND COSMOPOLITICS

Steve Charnovitz

in Journal of International Economic Law

Volume 7, issue 3, pages 675-682
Published in print September 2004 | ISSN: 1369-3034
Published online September 2004 | e-ISSN: 1464-3758 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jiel/7.3.675
THE WTO AND COSMOPOLITICS

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Financial Law
  • Public International Law
  • Economics

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

The relationship of the WTO to the international community and to its individual denizens continues to be a contentious topic in trade law and policy. In 2001, European Commissioner for Trade Pascal Lamy suggested the need for ‘cosmopolitics’ in global governance in order to improve decision-making and enhance legitimacy. In this article, Steve Charnovitz shows how the WTO already engages in various practices of cosmopolitics, despite the continuing pull of the mantra that only Members are of relevance within the WTO. Following this review of current practice, the article points several additional ways in which the WTO could boost transparency and deepen public participation.

Journal Article.  0 words. 

Subjects: Financial Law ; Public International Law ; Economics

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or login to access all content.