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International Environmental Liability and Barriers to Trade: Market Access and Biodiversity in the Biosafety Protocol

By: Kareen Holtby, William Kerr and Jill Hobbs

168 pages, Tabs, figs

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Feb 2007 | #164158 | ISBN-13: 9781847200976
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NHBS Price: £72.00 $91/€86 approx

About this book

Trade and the environment has become a major issue in international relations, yet the surrounding debate remains polarised and hostile. This book answers the question: Can an international liability regime facilitate international trade while fostering environmental sustainability?


Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction to Issues in Trade and the Environment; 2. An International Institution for Trade and the Environment; 3. The Economics of International Liability; 4. Options for International Liability Institutions; 5. Designing an International Liability Regime for Biotechnology; 6. Assessing an International Liability Regime for the Biosafety Protocol; 7. Conclusions; References; Index.

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