The United Nations: A Short Political Guide

  • Authors
  • Sydney¬†D.¬†Bailey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Sydney D. Bailey
    Pages 1-12
  3. Sydney D. Bailey
    Pages 13-28
  4. Sydney D. Bailey
    Pages 29-39
  5. Sydney D. Bailey
    Pages 40-54
  6. Sydney D. Bailey
    Pages 55-66
  7. Sydney D. Bailey
    Pages 67-79
  8. Sydney D. Bailey
    Pages 80-89
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 90-129

About this book


A beginner's guide to the United Nations which sets out the purposes and structure of this organization and also discusses how much power the UN really has and whether the need for and the role of the UN in the world is justified. Six contemporary criticisms of the UN are also analyzed.


criticism Disarmament human rights organization organizations state United Nations

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-46145-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-19963-1
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