Flagging standards : globalization and environmental, safety, and labor regulations at sea [E-Book] / Elizabeth R. DeSombre.
DeSombre, Elizabeth R.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2006
xi, 308 pages : illustrations
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: international standards at sea
  • Globalization, competition, and convergence: racing to the middle?
  • Exclusion as incentive: the power of clubs
  • Ships and states: the evolution of flags of convenience
  • Port state control
  • The International Transport Workers Federation and labor standards
  • Regional fisheries management organizations and trade restrictions
  • Industry self-governance
  • Ships, states, and sovereignty.