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The United Nations: Reality and Ideal

  • Peter R. Baehr
  • Leon Gordenker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Peter R. Baehr, Leon Gordenker
    Pages 1-18
  3. Peter R. Baehr, Leon Gordenker
    Pages 19-41
  4. Peter R. Baehr, Leon Gordenker
    Pages 42-60
  5. Peter R. Baehr, Leon Gordenker
    Pages 61-99
  6. Peter R. Baehr, Leon Gordenker
    Pages 100-124
  7. Peter R. Baehr, Leon Gordenker
    Pages 125-145
  8. Peter R. Baehr, Leon Gordenker
    Pages 146-158
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 159-196

About this book

Introduction

The United Nations: Reality and Ideal examines the structure, operation and history of the United Nations. It explains the historical roots of the UN system and its legal and organizational structures and sets out what the organization and its partners do in relation to major global events and issues. This revised and updated edition gives extended attention to peace-maintenance, human rights and economic and social development and examines the special position of the United States.

Keywords

attention colonization cooperation decision-making development human rights organization organizations state United Nations

Authors and affiliations

  • Peter R. Baehr
    • 1
  • Leon Gordenker
    • 2
  1. 1.HeemstedeNetherlands
  2. 2.PrincetonUSA

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