We have now briefly surveyed the expanding framework of international administration. What are the preliminary conclusions which may be drawn about that system?


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    In the words of the Jackson Report, ‘The essential need is to centralise responsibility for policy-making and to decentralise the responsibility for the operations intended to put these policies into effect.’ A Study of the Capacity of the United Nations Development System (United Nations, 1969), vol. 2, p. 102.Google Scholar
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    For discussion of this problem see Robert W. Cox, ‘The Executive Head; an Essay on Leadership in International Organization’, International Organization, Spring, 1969.Google Scholar
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    The best-known exposition of the functionalist view is that of David Mitrany in A Working Peace System (Chicago, 1966).Google Scholar

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