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Author Grant, Thomas D., 1969-

Title Admission to the United Nations : Charter Article 4 and the rise of universal organization / by Thomas D. Grant.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2009.


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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 332 pages) : illustrations.
Series Legal aspects of international organization, 0924-4883 ; v. 50
Legal aspects of international organization ; 50.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-312) and index.
Contents Admission under the UN Charter -- The early years : implementing Article 4? -- The road to universality : the admissions of 1955-6 -- Universality affirmed : the eclipse of substantive admission criteria -- Admission after the package deal -- Universality achieved : micro-states, neutral states, and the residue of empires -- Consequences of admission.
Summary Presents an account of admission to the UN, from the 1950s 'logjam' through controversies like Kosovo and Taiwan. With reference to Charter law, this book considers how Article 4 came to accommodate universality and what the future of a universal organization in a world of politically diverse States might be.
Note Print version record.
Subject United Nations. Charter -- Membership.
United Nations -- Membership.
United Nations. (OCoLC)fst00530351
Charter (United Nations) (OCoLC)fst01356285
International organization.
LAW -- International.
International organization. (OCoLC)fst00977038
Membership requirements. (OCoLC)fst01353685
Other Form: Print version: Grant, Thomas D., 1969- Admission to the United Nations. Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2009 9789004173637 (DLC) 2008055206 (OCoLC)289096028
Standard No. 9786612601354
10.1163/ej.9789004173637.i-334 doi
ISBN 9789047427094 (electronic bk.)
9047427092 (electronic bk.)
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