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The United Nations

A Concise Political Guide

  • Authors
  • Sydney D. Bailey
  • Sam Daws
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Sydney D. Bailey, Sam Daws
    Pages 1-14
  3. Sydney D. Bailey, Sam Daws
    Pages 15-33
  4. Sydney D. Bailey, Sam Daws
    Pages 35-47
  5. Sydney D. Bailey, Sam Daws
    Pages 49-69
  6. Sydney D. Bailey, Sam Daws
    Pages 71-85
  7. Sydney D. Bailey, Sam Daws
    Pages 87-102
  8. Sydney D. Bailey, Sam Daws
    Pages 103-112
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 113-176

About this book

Introduction

The book serves as a comprehensive yet concise guide to the political workings of the United Nations system. It details the purposes and structure of the Organisation, with specific chapters on peace and security, disarmament, and human rights. In the final chapter the problems facing the UN are examined. Tables provide information on the size and distribution of UN membership, peacekeeping operations and the use of the Security Council veto. It includes the full text of the UN Charter.

Keywords

Disarmament human rights information organization peacekeeping operations state United Nations

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