United Nations, Divided World: The UN's Roles in International Relations

United Nations, Divided World: The UN's Roles in International Relations

by Adam Roberts
     
 

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For the first time in history, the world consists of theoretically equal sovereign states, most of which belong to one world organization, the United Nations, and subscribe to a single set of principles, those of its Charter. Yet the U.N. has conspicuously failed to solve problems of armaments, war, division, inequality, and dictatorship. In this authoritative… See more details below

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For the first time in history, the world consists of theoretically equal sovereign states, most of which belong to one world organization, the United Nations, and subscribe to a single set of principles, those of its Charter. Yet the U.N. has conspicuously failed to solve problems of armaments, war, division, inequality, and dictatorship. In this authoritative assessment, distinguished academics and senior U.N. officials--including the Secretary-General--appraise the U.N.'s role in international relations since 1945.

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ISBN-13:
9780198278450
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/08/1990
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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