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Weiss, Thomas G. and Roy, Pallavi (2016) 'The UN and the Global South, 1945 and 2015: past as prelude?' Third World Quarterly, 37 (7). pp. 1147-1155.

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Abstract

The United Nations is hardly a popular pursuit in today’s academic and policy literatures, and so it is unsurprising that an examination of that multilateral structure before 1945 shows an even more egregious absence of analytical attention. Such ignorance conveniently ignores the forgotten genius of 1942–45, namely in the wide substantive and geographic relevance of multilateralism during World War II and in the foundations for the contemporary world order. This collection of papers critically reviews the worlds of 1945 and 2015, of then and now, to determine the role of continuity and change, of the ongoing bases for compromise, and for the clashes between the Global South and Global North.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Interdisciplinary Studies > Centre for International Studies & Diplomacy
ISSN: 01436597
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2016.1154436
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2016 14:22
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/22350

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