Constitutionalism, Multilevel Trade Governance and Social Regulation.

This book considers the ever complex legal networks of transnational economic governance and their legitimacy problems.

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Author / Creator: Joerges, Christian.
Other Authors / Creators:Petersmann, Ernst-Ulrich.
Ehling, Ulrike.
Fisher, Elizabeth C.
Maier, Matthias Leonhard.
Nickel, Rainer.
Chalmers, Damian.
Nanz, Patrizia.
Steffek, Jens.
Herwig, Alexia.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2006.
Series:Studies in International Trade and Investment Law Ser.
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Table of Contents:
  • Half Title Page
  • Half Title verso
  • Title Page
  • Title verso
  • Preface and Acknowledgements
  • Table of Contents
  • List of Contributors
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction and Overview
  • Section I: International Trade Law: Constitutionalisation and Judicialisation in the WTO and Beyond
  • Section I.1: Constitutionalisation and the WTO: Two Competing Visions from Two Different Disciplines
  • 1. Multilevel Trade Governance in the WTO Requires Multilevel Constitutionalism
  • INTRODUCTION
  • II. MULTILEVEL GOVERNANCE AND MULTILEVEL CONSTITUTIONALISM: INTRODUCTION AND CONCEPTUAL CLARIFICATIONS
  • III. DEMOCRATIC CONSTITUTIONALISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS AS CONSTITUTIONAL RESTRAINTS ON MULTILEVEL TRADE GOVERNANCE
  • IV. CONSTITUTIONALISING THE WTO? PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS
  • IV. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS
  • 2. Democratic Legitimacy and Constitutionalisation of Transnational Trade Governance: A View from Political Theory
  • I. THE LEGITIMACY OF TRANSNATIONAL GOVERNANCE: WHAT ARE THE QUESTIONS?
  • II. PROBLEMS OF INTERNATIONAL CONSTITUTIONALISM
  • III. ELEMENTS OF A DELIBERATIVE DEMOCRATIC CONSTITUTIONALISM
  • IV. CONCLUSION
  • Section I.2: Judicialisation: Empirical Inquiries and Constitutional Concerns
  • 3. Dispute Settlement Under GATT and WTO: An Empirical Enquiry into a Regime Change
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. JUDICIALISATION OF GATT/WTO DISPUTE SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES
  • III. GATT/WTO DISPUTE SETTLEMENT IN PRACTICE-CONCEPTUAL REMARKS
  • IV. GATT/WTO DISPUTE SETTLEMENT IN PRACTICE: PRELIMINARY EVIDENCE
  • V. CONCLUSION
  • 4. The Appellate Body's 'Response' to the Tensions and Interdependencies Between Transnational Trade Governance and Social Regulation
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. BALANCING AND THE INDETERMINACY OF (WTO) LAW
  • III. BALANCING IN THE DISPUTE SETTLEMENT REPORTS OF THE WTO
  • IV. SOME TENTATIVE COMMENTS ON THE APPELLATE BODY'S JUDICIAL STYLE.
  • V. CONCLUSION: SOME IMPLICATIONS
  • Section I.3: Participatory Governance: Emerging Patterns and their Juridification
  • 5. Why Co-operate? Civil Society Participation at the WTO
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS AND NON-STATE ACTORS: EXPLAINING PATTERNS OF CO-OPERATION
  • III. MAPPING INCENTIVES FOR CO-OPERATION: A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYSIS
  • IV. PARTICIPATION OF NON-STATE ACTORS IN THE WTO
  • V. CONCLUSION
  • 6. Participatory Transnational Governance
  • I. DEMOCRACY AND TRANSNATIONAL REGULATION
  • II. JUSTIFYING GLOBAL 'LAW' WITHOUT CONSTITUENCIES
  • III. THE EU AS A POSITIVE MODEL FOR GLOBAL LAW PRODUCTION?
  • IV. A LOOK FORWARD: CONSTITUTING PARTICIPATORYTRANSNATIONAL GOVERNANCE
  • Section I.4 Legalisation Patterns outside the WTO
  • 7. Non-Traditional Patterns of Global Regulation: Is the WTO 'Missing the Boat'?
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. NEW SOURCES AND PLAYERS IN GLOBAL REGULATION
  • III. NON-TRADITIONAL PATTERNS OF GLOBAL REGULATION AND THE WTO
  • IV. CONCLUSION
  • 8. Conflicts and Comity in Transnational Governance: Private International Law as Mechanism and Metaphor for Transnational Social Regulation Throught Plural Legal Regimes
  • I. PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW AS A MECHANISM OF TRANSNATIONAL SOCIAL REGULATION
  • II. PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW ANALOGIES: CONFLICTS AND COMITY
  • Section II: Transnational Governance Arrangements for Product Safety
  • Section II.1: Food Safety Regulation: the SPS Agreement and the Codex Alimentarius
  • 9. Fixing the Codex? Global Food-Safety Governance Under Review
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. PARTICIPATION: GOVERNMENTAL AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL ACTORS
  • III. JUSTIFICATION: SCIENCE AND POLITICS
  • IV. DECISION: RULES FOR RECONCILING AUTONOMY AND EFFICIENCY?
  • V. CONCLUSIONS.
  • 10. The Precautionary Principle in Support of Practical Reason: An Argument Against Formalistic Interpretations of the Precautionary Principle
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. THE JUSTIFICATION FOR PRECAUTION
  • III. PRECAUTION UNDER THE SPS AGREEMENT
  • IV. CONCLUSION
  • 11. Beyond the Science/Democracy Dichotomy: The World Trade Organisation Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement and Administrative Constitutionalism
  • I. THE SPS AGREEMENT AND THE SCIENCE/DEMOCRACY DICHOTOMY
  • II. RISK REGULATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE CONSTITUTIONALISM
  • III. THE SPS AGREEMENT, ADMINISTRATIVE CONSTITUTIONALISM AND DISPUTE SETTLEMENT
  • IV. IMPLICATIONS OF ADMINISTRATIVE CONSTITUTIONALISM
  • V. CONCLUSION
  • 12. Administrative Globalisation and Curbing the Excesses of the State
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. GLOBALISATION AND THE NATION STATE
  • III. THE FORMS, FUNCTIONS AND FRAMES OF THE NEW GLOBAL ADMINISTRATION
  • IV. JUSTIFYING GLOBAL GOVERNMENT
  • V. CONCLUSION
  • Section II.2: The TBT Agreement and International Standardisation
  • 13. A New Device for Creating International Legal Normativity: The WTO Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement and 'International Standards'
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. TBT AND INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY COMPETITION
  • III. CONCLUSION
  • 14. The Empire's Drains: Sources of Legal Recognition of Private Standardisation Under the TBT Agreement
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. A SLOW MOTION COUP D'ETAT?
  • III. PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INTERGOVERNMENTALISM
  • IV. THE MANY FACES OF 'CONSENSUS'
  • V. CONCLUSION
  • Section III: The WTO and Transnational Environmental Governance
  • 15. Global Environmental Governance and the WTO: Emerging Rules through Evolving Practice: The CBD-Bonn Guidelines
  • I. GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE AND THE WTO
  • II. WTO ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
  • III. INTERNATIONAL GOVERNANCE OF THE TRANSFER OF GENETIC RESOURCES.
  • IV. PATTERNS OF ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE
  • V. CONCLUSION FOR THE OVERALL DEBATE ON CONSTITUTIONALISM
  • 16. Environmental Policies and the WTO Committee on Trade and Environment: A Record of Failure?
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. INSTITUTIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS: THE CTE, ITS PREDECESSORS AND THE SECRETARIAT'S ENVIRONMENT DIVISION
  • III. THE WORK OF THE CTE: ASSIGNMENT, PARTICIPANTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENT
  • IV. THE CTE'S PROBLEM-SOLVING INCAPACITY
  • V. CONCLUSION: A RECORD OF FAILURE OR AN ACT OF SYMBOLIC POLITICS?
  • 17. Facing the Global Hydra: Ecological Transformation at the Global Financial Frontier: The Ambitious Case of the Global Reporting Initiative
  • I. ECOLOGICAL RESPONSIVENESS WITHIN THE REALM OF TRADITIONAL ACCOUNTING
  • II. ALTERNATIVE LTERNATIVE REPORTING SCHEMES AND THE GRI GEVOLUTION: FROM ECONOIMC ORIENTED TO COMPREHENSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING
  • III. THE GRI GUIDELINES AS A TRIGGER FOR CORPORATE TRANSFORMATION: SOME PRELIMINARY THOUGHTS
  • ANNEX A: GRI ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (GRI GUIDELINES 2002: 49-51)
  • Section IV: Epilogue
  • 18. Constitutionalism in Postnational Constellations: Contrasting Social Regulation in the EU and in the WTO
  • I. INTRODUCTION: THE CONSTITUTIONALISATION OF GOVERNANCE AND THE SOCIAL EMBEDDEDNESS OF MARKETS
  • II. THE EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE: FREE INTRA-COMMUNITY TRADE AS INSTIGATOR OF REGULATORY INNOVATION
  • III. NON-TARIFF BARRIERS AND THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION: A SURVEY OF CONFLICT-RESOLVING AND POLICY-INTEGRATING MECHANISMS
  • IV. THE TURN TO GOVERNANCE AND ITS LEGITIMACY PROBLE´MATIQUE AT NATIONAL, EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
  • Index.