Developing countries in the world trade regime
Developing countries in the world trade regime

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Developing countries in the world trade regime

Further reading

A critical view of WTO from the point of view of developing countries is Das, Bhagirath Lal (1998) WTO Agreements: Deficiencies, Imbalances and Required Changes, London, Zed Books.

A well documented report that goes over much of the same ground as this course is Oxfam (2002) Rigged Rules and Double Standards: Trade, Globalization, and the Fight Against Poverty, London, Oxfam [online]. Available from [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] [Accessed 19 December 2006].

For an official WTO viewpoint, see the organization's website: [Accessed 29 March 2011]

You may also like to consult Chang, Ha-Joon (2002) Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective, London, Anthem Press. This fascinating little book delves into history to show that in the process of climbing to their present levels of affluence, developed countries have used all the policies that they are now trying to get the developing countries to abjure – whence the book's title.


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