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Great debates at the United Nations : an encyclopedia of fifty key issues 1945-2000 / Robert F. Gorman
Bib ID 2598902
Format BookBook
Author
Gorman, Robert F
 
Description Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001 
p. cm. 
ISBN 0313313865
0313313865
Summary

"Perfect for promoting student debate and critical thinking, and ideal for use by Model UN clubs, this ready-reference guide provides information and critical examinations of the 50 most important issues debated in United Nations history. Each entry consists of four narrative sections: the significance of the issue; the historical, social and economic background of the issue; the history of the UN debate and intervention on the issue and the positions of various nations; and the outcome of each debate."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Disarmament (1946)
  • Status and condition of children (1946)
  • Southwest Africa (Namibia) dispute (1946)
  • Refugees and stateless persons (1946)
  • World monetary system (1947)
  • Arab-Israeli dispute (1947)
  • India-Pakistan dispute (1948)
  • Health (1948)
  • Genocide (1948)
  • Human rights (1948)
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects United Nations - Encyclopedias.  |  United Nations. - Encyclopedias.  |  Nations Unies - Encyclopedies.

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