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Rorden Wilkinson
Professor of Global Political Economy (International Relations)
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Selected publications

Article

Wilkinson, Rorden (2017) Past as global trade governance prelude: reconfiguring debate about reform of the multilateral trading system. Third World Quarterly. ISSN 0143-6597

Wilkinson, Rorden (2017) Back to the future: 'retro' trade governance and the future of the multilateral order. International Affairs, 93 (5). ISSN 0020-5850

Hannah, Erin, Janzwood, Amy, Scott, James and Wilkinson, Rorden (2017) What kind of civil society? The changing complexion of public engagement at the WTO. Journal of World Trade, 52 (1). ISSN 1011-6702 (Accepted)

Hannah, Erin, Scott, James and Wilkinson, Rorden (2017) Reforming WTO-civil society engagement. World Trade Review, 16 (3). pp. 427-448. ISSN 1474-7456

Weiss, Thomas G and Wilkinson, Rorden (2017) The globally governed—everyday global governance. Global Governance. ISSN 1075-2846 (Accepted)

Wilkinson, Rorden, Hannah, Erin and Scott, James (2016) The WTO in Nairobi: the demise of the Doha Development Agenda and the future of the multilateral trading system. Global Policy, 7 (2). pp. 247-255. ISSN 1758-5880

Wilkinson, Rorden (2016) Emerging powers in the WTO: beware the glass ceiling. International Negotiation, 21 (2). pp. 327-341. ISSN 1382-340X

Hannah, Erin and Wilkinson, Rorden (2016) Zombies and IR: a critical reading. Politics, 36 (1). pp. 5-18. ISSN 1467-9256

Wilkinson, Rorden (2016) 'Gridlock? Maybe' [Review] Thomas Hale, David Held and Kevin Young (2013) Gridlock: Why global cooperation is failing when we need it most. Philosophy and Public Issues, 6 (3). pp. 27-42. ISSN 1591-0660

Weiss, Thomas G and Wilkinson, Rorden (2015) Change and continuity in global governance. Ethics & International Affairs, 29 (4). pp. 397-406. ISSN 0892-6794

Weiss, Thomas G and Wilkinson, Rorden (2015) Introduction: drivers and change in global governance. Ethics & International Affairs, 29 (04). pp. 391-395. ISSN 0892-6794

Wilkinson, Rorden (2015) Changing power relations in the WTO – why the India–U.S. trade agreement should make us worry more, rather than less, about global trade governance. Geoforum, 61. pp. 13-16. ISSN 0016-7185

Weiss, Thomas G, Wilkinson, Rorden and Unset (2014) Rethinking global governance? Complexity, authority, power, change. International Studies Quarterly, 58 (1). pp. 207-215. ISSN 0020-8833

Weiss, Thomas G and Wilkinson, Rorden (2014) Global governance to the rescue: saving international relations? Global Governance, 20 (1). pp. 19-36. ISSN 1075-2846

Wilkinson, Rorden, Hannah, Erin and Scott, James (2014) The WTO in Bali: what MC9 means for the Doha development agenda and why it matters. Third World Quarterly, 35 (6). pp. 1032-1050. ISSN 0143-6597

Scott, James and Wilkinson, Rorden (2013) China threat? Evidence from the WTO. Journal of World Trade, 47 (4). pp. 761-782. ISSN 1011-6702

Kothari, Uma and Wilkinson, Rorden (2013) Global change, small island state response: restructuring and the perpetuation of uncertainty in Mauritius and Seychelles. Journal of International Development, 25 (1). pp. 92-107. ISSN 09541748

Wilkinson, Rorden and Scott, James (2012) The politics and perils of plurilaterals. Economic and Political Weekly, 47 (43). pp. 16-19. ISSN 2349-8846

Wilkinson, Rorden (2012) Of butchery and bicycles: the WTO and the ‘death’ of the Doha Development Agenda. Political Quarterly, 83 (2). pp. 395-401. ISSN 0032-3179

Wilkinson, Rorden (2011) Global governance, for whom? Global Policy, 2 (1). pp. 119-120. ISSN 1758-5880

Wilkinson, Rorden (2011) Measuring the WTO's performance: an alternative account. Global Policy, 2 (1). pp. 43-52. ISSN 1758-5880

Scott, James and Wilkinson, Rorden (2011) The poverty of the Doha Round and the least developed countries. Third World Quarterly, 32 (4). pp. 611-627. ISSN 0143-6597

Wilkinson, Rorden and Scott, James (2010) What happened to Doha in Geneva? Re-engineering the WTO’s image while missing key opportunities. European Journal of Development Research, 22 (2). pp. 141-153. ISSN 0957-8811

Kothari, Uma and Wilkinson, Rorden (2010) Colonial imaginaries and postcolonial transformations: exiles, bases, beaches. Third World Quarterly, 31 (8). pp. 1395-1412. ISSN 0143-6597

Wilkinson, Rorden (2009) The forced movement of colonised people and its impact on development. Review of International Political Economy, 16 (4). pp. 597-619. ISSN 0969-2290

Wilkinson, Rorden and Scott, James (2008) Developing country participation in the GATT: a reassessment. World Trade Review, 7 (3). pp. 473-510. ISSN 1474-7456

Wilkinson, Rorden (2006) The WTO in Hong Kong: what it really means for the Doha Development Agenda. New Political Economy, 11 (2). pp. 291-304. ISSN 1356-3467

Haworth, Nigel, Hughes, Stephen and Wilkinson, Rorden (2005) The international labour standards regime: a case study in global regulation. Environment and Planning A, 37 (11). pp. 1939-1953. ISSN 0308-518X

Narlikar, Amrita and Wilkinson, Rorden (2004) Collapse at the WTO: a Cancun post-mortem. Third World Quarterly, 25 (3). pp. 447-460. ISSN 0143-6597

Simpson, Seamus and Wilkinson, Rorden (2002) Regulatory change and telecommunications governance: a neo-Gramscian analysis. Convergence, 8 (2). pp. 30-51. ISSN 1354-8565

Wilkinson, Rorden (2002) Global monitor: the World Trade Organisation. New Political Economy, 7 (1). pp. 129-141. ISSN 1356-3467

Wilkinson, Rorden (2001) The WTO in crisis: exploring the dimensions of institutional inertia. Journal of World Trade, 35 (3). pp. 397-419. ISSN 1011-6702

Wilkinson, Rorden, Haworth, Nigel, Hugues, Steve and Stigliani, Nicholas A (2001) Recasting labor diplomacy. International Studies Perspectives, 2 (2). pp. 207-219. ISSN 1528-3585

Hughes, Steve, Wilkinson, Rorden, Unset, Unset and Unset (2001) The global compact: promoting corporate responsibility? Environmental Politics, 10 (1). pp. 155-159. ISSN 0964-4016

Wilkinson, Rorden and Hughes, Steve (2000) Labor standards and global governance: examining the dimensions of institutional engagement. Global Governance, 6 (2). pp. 259-277. ISSN 1075-2846

Wilkinson, Rorden (1999) Labour and trade-related regulation: beyond the trade/labour standards debate? The British Journal Of Politics And International Relations, 1 (2). pp. 165-191. ISSN 1467-856X

Wilkinson, Rorden (1999) Footloose and fancy free? The multilateral agreement on investment. Environmental Politics, 8 (4). pp. 180-185. ISSN 0964-4016

Hugues, Steve and Wilkinson, Rorden (1998) International labour standards and world trade: no role for the World Trade Organisation? New Political Economy, 3 (3). pp. 375-389. ISSN 1356-3467

Book

Wilkinson, Rorden (2014) What’s wrong with the WTO and how to fix it. Polity, Cambridge. ISBN 9780745696669

Wilkinson, Rorden (2006) The WTO: crisis and the governance of global trade. Routledge. ISBN 9780415405539

Wilkinson, Rorden (2000) Multilateralism and the world trade organisation: the architecture and extension of international trade regulation. Routledge advances in international political economy . Routledge, Oxon and New York. ISBN 9780415221719

Book Section

Dyvik, Synne L, Selby, Jan and Wilkinson, Rorden (2017) Introduction - Asking questions of, and about, IR. In: What's the point of International Relations? Routledge, London and New York, pp. 1-18. ISBN 9781138707313

Knafo, Samuel (2017) A methodological turn long overdue: or, why it is time for critical scholars to cut their losses. In: Selby, Jan, Dyvik, Synne L and Wilkinson, Rorden (eds.) What's the point of international relations? Routledge, London, pp. 242-252. ISBN 9781138707306

Weiss, Thomas G and Wilkinson, Rorden (2016) Global governance, beyond IR? In: Booth, Ken and Erskine, Toni (eds.) International relations theory today [second edition]. Polity press, Cambridge, pp. 217-230. ISBN 9780745671208

Wilkinson, Rorden (2015) Talking trade: common sense knowledge in the multilateral trade regime. In: Hannah, Erin, Scott, James and Trommer, Silke (eds.) Expert knowledge in global trade. Global Institutions . Routledge, London, pp. 21-40. ISBN 9781138787773

Wilkinson, Rorden and Weiss, Thomas G. (2015) Continuity and change in global governance: a normative quest. In: Gaskarth, Jamie (ed.) Rising powers, global governance and global ethics. Routledge Global Institutions Series (95). Routledge, London, pp. 41-56. ISBN 9781138826878

Scott, James and Wilkinson, Rorden (2015) China as a system preserving power in the WTO. In: Lesage, Dries and Van De Graaf, Thijs (eds.) Rising powers and multilateral institutions. Palgrave, Basingstoke, pp. 199-218. ISBN 9781137397591

Wilkinson, Rorden (2015) Multilateral trade and the post 2015 development agenda. In: Nethersole, Jane (ed.) The Ministers’ Reference Book: Commonwealth 2015. Henley Media Group, London, pp. 94-96. ISBN 9780992802011

Wilkinson, Rorden (2014) World Trade Organization. In: Krieger, Joel (ed.) The Oxford companion to international relations. Oxford University Press, New York. ISBN 9780199738878

Wilkinson, Rorden (2014) 'Emerging' powers and the governance of global trade. In: Payne, Anthony and Phillips, Nicola (eds.) Handbook of the international political economy of governance. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., Cheltenham, pp. 184-200. ISBN 9780857933478

Hulme, David and Wilkinson, Rorden (2014) The UN and the post-2015 development agenda: from global poverty to "structural transformations". In: Browne, Stephen and Weiss, Thomas G (eds.) Post-2015 UN development : making change happen? Taylor and Francis, pp. 181-194. ISBN 9780415856621

Wilkinson, Rorden (2013) Plus ça change? Business as usual in the governance of global trade. In: Moschella, Manuela and Weaver, Catherine (eds.) Handbook of global economic governance: players, power and paradigms. Routledge international handbooks . Routledge, London. ISBN 9781857436358

Weiss, Thomas G and Wilkinson, Rorden (2013) International organization and global governance: what matters and why. In: Weiss, Thomas G and Wilkinson, Rorden (eds.) International organization and global governance. Routledge, London, pp. 3-17. ISBN 9780415627603

Wilkinson, Rorden (2013) Global compact. In: Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica Press, London.

Wilkinson, Rorden and Scott, James (2012) Introduction: the promise of “development” and the Doha development agenda. In: Wilkinson, Rorden and Scott, James (eds.) Trade, poverty, development: getting beyond the WTO's Doha deadlock. Routledge global institutions series . Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon and New York, pp. 1-14. ISBN 9780415624497

Scott, James and Wilkinson, Rorden (2012) The poverty of the Doha Round and the least developed countries. In: Wilkinson, Rorden and Scott, James (eds.) Trade, poverty, development: getting beyond the WTO's Doha deadlock. Taylor and Francis, Oxford, pp. 17-36. ISBN 9780203102145

Scott, James and Wilkinson, Rorden (2012) Introduction: The promise of "development" and the Doha Development Agenda. In: Wilkinson, Rorden and Scott, James (eds.) Trade, poverty, development : getting beyond the WTO's Doha deadlock. Taylor and Francis, pp. 1-14. ISBN 9780415624497

Scott, James and Wilkinson, Rorden (2012) The poverty of the Doha round and the least developed countries. In: Wilkinson, Rorden and Scott, James (eds.) Trade, poverty, developmen t: getting beyond the WTO's Doha deadlock. Taylor and Francis, pp. 17-36. ISBN 9780415624497

Weiss, Thomas G and Wilkinson, Rorden (2010) Foreword by the series editors. In: Clapp, Jennifer and Wilkinson, Rorden (eds.) Global governance, poverty, and inequality. Routledge, London, pp. 1-24. ISBN 9780203852132

Wilkinson, Rorden and Clapp, Jennifer (2010) Introduction: governing global poverty and inequality. In: Clapp, Jennifer and Wilkinson, Rorden (eds.) Global governance, poverty, and inequality. Routledge, London, pp. 1-23. ISBN 9780203852132

Wilkinson, Rorden and Lee, Donna (2007) The WTO after Hong Kong: setting the scene for understanding the Round. In: Lee, Donna and Wilkinson, Rorden (eds.) The WTO after Hong Kong: progress in, and prospects for, the Doha Development Agenda. Routledge, London, pp. 3-25. ISBN 9780203961094

Wilkinson, Rorden (2007) Building asymmetry: concluding the Doha Development Agenda. In: Lee, Donna and Wilkinson, Rorden (eds.) The WTO after Hong Kong: progress in, and prospects for, the Doha Development Agenda. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, Oxon and New York, pp. 248-261. ISBN 9780415431941

Edited Book

Dyvik, Synne L, Selby, Jan and Wilkinson, Rorden, eds. (2017) What’s the point of international relations. Routledge, London and New York. ISBN 9781138707306

Dyvik, Synne L, Selby, Jan and Wilkinson, Rorden, eds. (2017) What's the point of International Relations? Routledge, London and New York. ISBN 9781138707313

Weiss, Thomas G and Wilkinson, Rorden, eds. (2015) Global governance: change and continuity. Cambridge University Press.

Weiss, Thomas and Wilkinson, Rorden, eds. (2013) International organization and global governance. Routledge, Oxon and New York. ISBN 9780415627603

Wilkinson, Rorden and Scott, James, eds. (2012) Trade, poverty, development: getting beyond the WTO’s Doha deadlock. Routledge global institutions series . Routledge, Oxon and New York. ISBN 9780415624503

Wilkinson, Rorden and Hulme, David, eds. (2012) The Millennium Development Goals and beyond: global development after 2015. Routledge global institutions series, 65 . Routledge, Oxon and New York. ISBN 9780415621649

Clapp, Jennifer and Wilkinson, Rorden, eds. (2010) Global governance, poverty and inequality. Routledge global institutions series, 43 . Routledge, Oxon and New York. ISBN 9780415780490

Unset (2007) The WTO after Hong Kong: progress in, and prospects for, the Doha Development Agenda. Routledge, London, pp. 1-269. ISBN 9780203961094

Wilkinson, Rorden, ed. (2004) The global governance reader. Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415332064

Wilkinson, Rorden and Hugues, Steve, eds. (2002) Global governance: critical perspectives. Routledge, London and New York. ISBN 9780415268370

Reports and working papers

Lydgate, Emily, Rollo, Jim and Wilkinson, Rorden (2016) The UK trade landscape after Brexit. Discussion Paper. UK Trade Policy Observatory.