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Author Barrios Villarreal, Andrea, 1981- author.

Title International standardization and the agreement on technical barriers to trade / Andrea Barrios Villarreal.

Published Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, [2018]


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Physical description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations and Acronyms; Introduction; I The International Standardization System; 1 A Brief History of International Standardization; 1.1 The Inventions of the Nineteenth Century and the First Intergovernmental Standardizing Bodies; 1.2 The Electrotechnical Societies and the Creation of the IEC; 1.3 The Interwar Period and the First Wave of National Standards Bodies; 1.4 The Cost of the Second World War and the Creation of ISO; 1.5 The United Nations Era.
1.6 Regional Standards Bodies and the Second Wave of National Standards Bodies1.7 The Emergence of Private Standards and Sustainability Standards; 1.8 The International Standardization System Today; 2 The Structure and Operation of International Standardizing Bodies; 2.1 Membership; 2.2 Governance and Structure; 2.3 Standard Development Process; 2.4 Decision-Making; 2.5 Access to Standards; 2.6 Policies for Enhancing the Participation of Developing Countries; 2.7 Transparency; 3 Conclusions; II International Standards as Part of International Law.
1 The Place of International Standards in International Law2 Sources of International Law under Article 38 of the Statute of the International Court of Justice; 2.1 International Conventions; 2.2 Customary Law; 2.3 General Principles and Judicial Decisions, and the Teaching of the Most Highly Qualified Publicists; 2.4 International Standards as a Traditional Source of International Law; 3 Soft Law; 3.1 International Standards as Soft Law; 4 Global Governance; 5 New Theories in International Law; 5.1 The Global Administrative Law Project; 5.2 The International Public Law Project.
5.3 The Informal International Lawmaking Project5.4 The Transnational Private Regulation Project; 6 Conclusions; III Standards from the Economic Perspective; 1 Global Public Goods and International Standards; 1.1 Public Goods; 1.2 Global Public Goods; 1.3 International Standards as Global Public Goods; 2 Classification of Standards from the Economic Perspective; 2.1 Compatibility and Interoperability Standards; 2.2 Safety and Quality Standards; 2.3 Variety Standards; 2.4 Information and Measurement Standards; 3 Regulatory Heterogeneity; 3.1 Structure-Based Standards.
3.2 Different Optimal Level of Protection4 The Impact of Standards on Trade; 4.1 Standards as Trade Facilitators or as Trade Barriers; 5 Standards, Innovation and Growth; 6 Harmonization and Mutual Recognition; 6.1 Does Mutual Recognition and Equivalence Promote Trade More than Harmonization?; 7 Conclusions; IV International Standardization under the WTO; 1 The WTO Framework for International Standardization and Its Negotiation History; 1.1 The Nonexistence of International Standardization in the GATT; 1.2 The Standards Code; 1.3 The TBT Agreement.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Cambridge Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, Oct. 3, 2018).
Vendor-supplied metadata.
Other author Cambridge University Press.
Subject Standardization -- Law and legislation.
Foreign trade regulation.
Tariff -- Law and legislation.
Local series Cambridge Books Online
ISBN 9781108677097 (electronic bk.)
9781108591348 (electronic book)
1108591345 (electronic book)
1108677096 (electronic bk.)