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International organizations, a companion /, Michael Davies, Richard Woodward

International organizations, a companion /, Michael Davies, Richard Woodward
Bibliography note
Includes bibliograhical references (p. 641-660), glossary and index
Main title
International organizations
electronic resource
Nature of contents
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Responsibility statement
Michael Davies, Richard Woodward
Sub title
a companion /
'This is a one-volume compendium on international organizations. Overviews are provided of all the main organizations, including many less well known and usually ignored, interspersed with boxes of key individual and milestone events
Table Of Contents
1 An introduction to international organizations in theory and practice; 2 International organizations: an early history; 3 The modern historical context; 4 The character and environment of international organizations; 5 The United Nations; 6 The United Nations semi-autonomous agencies; 7 The United Nations specialized agencies; 8 The development banks; 9 The money managers; 10 Economics, trade and commerce; 11 The European Union; 12 The European Union's semi-autonomous agencies; 13 Political alliances and security14 The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research; 15 Intergovernmental scientific organizations; 16 Transport and communications; 17 International organizations: an ever expanding universe?; References; Glossary; Keyword index; Index