The Gatt Legal System and World Trade Diplomacy

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The Gatt Legal System and World Trade Diplomacy

By Robert E. Hudec
Praeger, 1975
399 pp. $23.50
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This is a two-level book. Its many case studies of disputes, interpretations and other activities make more direct use of published records of an earlier period and thus provide a detailed account primarily for specialists. However, people interested in international cooperation and organization more generally will find much of interest in the interpretation of how GATT law was shaped by its origin in a consensus of like-minded officials and then altered as time passed. The author was a U.S. official during the Kennedy Round and now teaches law.