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The United Nations in the 1990s - Peter R. Baehr

The United Nations in the 1990s

Paperback Published: 13th February 1994
ISBN: 9780333510346
Number Of Pages: 197

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At a time when the United Nations demonstrates new vitality, this book provides essential background of nearly 50 years of the world organization's experience. It sets out the fundamental features of the structure of the UN, and traces the political developments around such topics as maintaining international peace, protecting human rights and improving economic welfare. Peter Baehr is the author of "Policy Analysis and Policy Innovation", "The Role of National Delegation in the General Assembly" and "The Netherlands and the United Nations: Selected Issues" and Leon Gordenker is the author of "Refugees in International Politics", "International Aid and National Decisions", "The United Nations in International Politics" and "The UN Secretary-General and the Maintenance of Peace". He co-edited "The Challenging Role of the UN Secretary-General".

Preface to the Second Edition - List of Abbreviations - Introduction - Charter and Structure of the UN - Membership and Decision-Making - The Maintenance of Peace and Security - Human Rights - From Colonialism to Independence - Cooperation for Economic and Social Progress - Conclusion: Realities and Ideals - Tables - Appendix: Charter of the UN - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333510346
ISBN-10: 0333510348
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 197
Published: 13th February 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.25
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised