These two books motivate us to think more broadly and ask new questions related to the current trading system. For instance, why has free trade become so unpopular in the last decade? What are the reasons behind this unpopularity and what should be done to fix it?
Breaking the WTO: How Emerging Powers Disrupted the Neoliberal Project by Kristen Hopewell. California: Stanford University Press, 2016. 288 pp., $90 hardcover 978-0-80-479866-2, $27.95 paperback 9781503600591
Reconstructing the World Trade Organization for the 21st Century: An Institutional Approach by Kent Jones. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. £31.95 hardcover 978-0-19-936604-0