The United Nations A Concise Political Guide

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 exa...

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Main Authors: Bailey, Sydney D., Daws, Sam (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 1995, 1995
Edition:Third Edition
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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
Physical Description:VII, 176 p online resource
ISBN:9781349237531