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Overhauling The Wto: Opportunity At Doha And Beyond, John Audley, Ann Florini Oct 2001

Overhauling The Wto: Opportunity At Doha And Beyond, John Audley, Ann Florini

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

The world's trade ministers, who will meet at a WTOministerial in November 2001 in Doha, Qatar, are wrong to think that only a newround of negotiations will save the much-maligned international trade system.Carnegie senior associates John Audley and Ann M. Florini argue that theyshould, instead, simultaneously tackle internal and external reform of the WTOto make it a truly equitable institution. Internally, industrial countries muststart treating developing countries as equal partners in making the rules thatgovern global trade, and where necessary provide technical assistance to makethat equality possible. Externally, to satisfy legitimate public demands,members should improve the transparency ...


Intelligent Island Discourse: Singapore’S Discursive Negotiation With Technology, Alwyn Lim Jun 2001

Intelligent Island Discourse: Singapore’S Discursive Negotiation With Technology, Alwyn Lim

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

The small nation-state of Singapore has increasingly been referred to in the popular media as the Intelligent Island of the future. With significant state investment in the promotion and dissemination of information-communications technology and attendant social ramifications, this has become an area that can no longer be ignored or taken for granted. This article intends to map the conditions of possibility on which Singapore can be conceived of as an Intelligent Island, in situating the role of information technology and Intelligent Island discourse within the discourses of postcoloniality, technocapitalism, late modernity, and globalization. In particular, this article attempts to show ...


Foreign Policy Issues Facing The New Administration: Introduction [Randolph W. Thrower Symposium], Howard Hunter Jun 2001

Foreign Policy Issues Facing The New Administration: Introduction [Randolph W. Thrower Symposium], Howard Hunter

Research Collection School Of Law

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