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World Trade Law after Neoliberalism: Reimagining the Global Economic Order

Andrew Lang


The rise of economic liberalism in the latter stages of the 20th century coincided with a fundamental transformation of international economic governance, especially through the law of the World Trade Organization. This book provides a new account of this transformation, and considers its enduring implications for international law. Against the commonly-held idea that ‘neoliberal’ policy prescriptions were encoded into WTO law, the book argues that the last decades of the 20th century saw a reinvention of the international trade regime, and a reconstitution of its internal structures of knowle ... More

Keywords: economic liberalism, international economic governance, World Trade Organization, neoliberal policy, WTO law, human rights law, global economic governance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199592647
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592647.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Lang, author
Senior Lecturer in Law, London School of Economics