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HAVILAND, H. Field, Jr. The Political Role of the General Assembly. [Foreword by Nasrollah Entezam]. New York: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1951. First Printing. Pp. (10),-190. 8vo, grey paper covered board with red lettering to front board and spine. United Nations Studies No. 7. "In this book, H. Field Haviland, Jr., tells how and why the General Assembly has assumed political functions originally assigned to the Security Council -- a process that culminated in the adoption during the fall of 1950 ofthe 'Uniting for Peace' Resolution which created the machinery through whi ch the Assembly may use armed force against aggresision." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. The Assembly's Political Role: In Embryo: Background of the Charter -- Functions of the General Assembly -- Organization; 2. The Assembly's Political Role, in Action: Five Years in Review -- Preliminary Consideration -- Substantive Consideration; 3. Instruments of Policy: Investigation -- Pacific Settlement -- Policy Recommendations -- Promotion of Compliance; 4. Major Decisions on Specific Situations: Fundamental Rights and Freedoms -- Creation of New Political Orders -- Prevention of Aggressive Intervention; 5. Major Decisions on General Issues: Regulations of Armaments --Principles of Political Cooperation -- Development of International Law; 6 . Major Decisions on Organizational Issues: Efforts to Influence the Security Council -- Efforts to Strengthen the Assembly -- Efforts to Improve Administrative Procedures; 7. Conclusions: Major Influences on the Assembly -- Evaluation of Achievements -- Problems for the Future. With appendices. Very good in lightly rubbed, nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 30.00
Title: Political Role of the General Assembly. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, New York, 1951,:
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