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Implications of TRIPs for food security in the majority world
The utilisation of agenda-setting power in the multilateral trading system's evolution from 'negative' to 'positive' integration
This paper contends that the construction of a globalised intellectual property rights regime (TRIPs) within the World Trade Organization (WTO) was emblematic of the shift from ‘negative’ to ‘positive’ integration, which ...
China and India – the new powerhouses of the semi-periphery?
This chapter argues that if the South American/ East Asian or state socialist model captured the post-war ‘model’ of the semi-periphery, then the post-cold war states of China and India embody a new ‘globalised’ form. ...
The TRIPs agreement: A test of the WTO's legitimacy?
(University of Limerick, Department of Politics and Public Administration, 2010)
This paper examines the issue of legitimacy in international public law and its application to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) agreement on trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights (TRIPs). Since the ...
TRIPs and food security: Implications of the WTO's TRIPS agreement for food security in the developing world (Pre-published version)
(British Food Journal, 2004)
This paper serves as a short introductory overview of the World Trade Organisation’s Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Agreement and the extent to which it impinges on food security in the developing ...
The role of trade and the WTO in ensuring food security
This article seeks to examine the role of trade and specifically that of the WTO (World Trade Organization) in ensuring, or otherwise, food security and fulfilling one of the Millennium Development Goals’ objectives of ...
Review of 'The nation-state in transformation: economic globalisation, institutional mediation and political values, edited by Michael Boss.' (Pre-published version)
(Taylor & Francis [Routledge], 2011)
This insightful, hugely diverse, and highly informative volume seeks to adopt a comparative approach principally to Denmark and Ireland, two small states that, prior to the onset of the 2008 global economic crisis, were ...
Review of 'Making global trade work for people by United Nations Development Programme, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Foundation & Wallace Global Fund Earthscan & United Nations Development Programme.' (Pre-published version)
(Oxford University Press, 2004)
This review of the multilateral trading system, the culmination of two and a half years of study undertaken by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its co-sponsors, was published in January 2003, eight months ...