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Islands of prosperity and poverty: a rational trade development policy for economically heterogeneous states

Chapter


Abstract


  • International law has typically operated at the state-to-state level, as opposed to

    a substate level. As such, it is states as a whole that are typically the subjects of

    international law. In contrast, individuals, corporations, and even substate political

    entities such as municipalities and provinces/states are typically not subjects of

    international law.' Of course, in some fields within international law, such as human

    rights and international investment law, these substate entities are beginning to have

    greater rights and obligations as they begin to play a more active participatory role in

    international law.2 In international trade and development law, however, the rules

    and policies still largely operate at the traditional international law level - at the

    country or state level.3

Publication Date


  • 2011

Citation


  • C. B. Picker, 'Islands of prosperity and poverty: a rational trade development policy for economically heterogeneous states' in Y. Lee, G. N. Horlick, W. Choi & T. Broude(eds), Law and Development Perspective on International Trade Law (2011) 317-333.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781107011618

Book Title


  • Law and Development Perspective on International Trade Law

Start Page


  • 317

End Page


  • 333

Place Of Publication


  • New York

Abstract


  • International law has typically operated at the state-to-state level, as opposed to

    a substate level. As such, it is states as a whole that are typically the subjects of

    international law. In contrast, individuals, corporations, and even substate political

    entities such as municipalities and provinces/states are typically not subjects of

    international law.' Of course, in some fields within international law, such as human

    rights and international investment law, these substate entities are beginning to have

    greater rights and obligations as they begin to play a more active participatory role in

    international law.2 In international trade and development law, however, the rules

    and policies still largely operate at the traditional international law level - at the

    country or state level.3

Publication Date


  • 2011

Citation


  • C. B. Picker, 'Islands of prosperity and poverty: a rational trade development policy for economically heterogeneous states' in Y. Lee, G. N. Horlick, W. Choi & T. Broude(eds), Law and Development Perspective on International Trade Law (2011) 317-333.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781107011618

Book Title


  • Law and Development Perspective on International Trade Law

Start Page


  • 317

End Page


  • 333

Place Of Publication


  • New York