Neutralization and World Politics

Neutralization and World Politics

by Cyril E. Black, Richard A. Falk


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Neutralization and World Politics by Cyril E. Black, Richard A. Falk

Neutralization is a technique for the management of power in international relations: for the restraint and, to a degree, regulation of the exercise of power in areas that become focal points of competitive struggle. In this volume four leading scholars assess the potential uses of neutralization in the contemporary world. In interlocking essays the authors discuss the functions of neutralization, relevant historical precedents, preconditions for its establishment, methods of negotiating neutralization, maintenance of neutralization, and the prospects for neutralization in Southeast Asia today.

Originally published in 1968.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691622286
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Center for International Studies, Princeton University Series
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Preface, pg. v
  • Contents, pg. ix
  • Introduction, pg. xi
  • I. Neutralization and the Management of Power in the International System, pg. 1
  • II. The Historical Experience with Neutralization, pg. 18
  • III. Neutralized States and International Relations, pg. 43
  • IV. Areas Suitable for Neutralization, pg. 66
  • V. Negotiating Neutralization, pg. 93
  • VI. The Maintenance of Neutralization, pg. 120
  • VII. Neutralization: Thoughts in Conclusion, pg. 144
  • Declaration on the Neutrality of Laos, pg. 169
  • Protocol to the Declaration on the Neutrality of Laos, pg. 175
  • French Protocol on Control, pg. 185
  • Ten Draft Articles to Supplement the French Protocol on Control, pg. 189
  • Draft Outline of a Model Treaty of Neutralization, pg. 191
  • Backmatter, pg. 197

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