Beyond Trade The Expanding Scope of the Nontrade Agenda in Trade Agreements

Published on Apr 1, 2018in Journal of Conflict Resolution
· DOI :10.1177/0022002716662687
Karolina Milewicz7
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(University of Oxford),
James Hollway7
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(HEI: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)
+ 1 AuthorsDuncan Snidal31
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(University of Oxford)
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