The Politics of World Federation: United Nations, UN reform, atomic control, Volume 1

Greenwood Publishing Group, 2004 - 696 páginas
This volume traces the influence of a generation of internationalists on policy, particularly on Winston Churchill's proposal of Anglo-French union of June 16, 1940, deliberations in the U.S. State Department on the shape of a postwar international security organization until October 1943, the Baruch plan for the international control of atomic energy in l946, and early efforts at UN reform.

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Introduction to Both Volumes
Precursors from Dante to Wilson
Clarence Streit Federal Union of Democracies
Winston Churchills Offer of AngloFrench Union
US State Department Planning for the United Nations Organization
World Federalists Response to the United Nations
A New Age Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The Atomic Scientists Movement
UN Reform as the Baruch Plan Failed
Formation of United World Federalists
The Truman Doctrine Containment
Conclusion to Volume 1
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Historic Federal Unions
Clauses in National Constitutions Limiting Sovereignty
Archives and Collections

Grenville Clark UN Reform
Henry Usborne The Peoples Convention
The Baruch Plan for the International Control of Atomic Energy
Index to Volume
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Página 12 - Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes. In order to accomplish the aim of the preceding paragraph, land, sea, and air forces, as well as other war potential, will never be maintained.
Página 95 - As the provisions of the fournation declaration are carried into effect, there will no longer be need for spheres of influence, for alliances, for balance of power, or any other of the special arrangements through which, in the unhappy past, the nations strove to safeguard their security or to promote their interests.
Página 125 - From the very start, workable methods were found insofar as individual citizens were concerned, but the mechanics of an instrumentality of larger international scope have never been successful. Military alliances, balances of power, leagues of nations, all in turn failed, leaving the only path to be by way of the crucible of war.
Página 16 - ... that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute a new government, laying its foundations on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.

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JOSEPH PRESTON BARATTA teaches history and international relations at Worcester State College. His publications include The United Nations System: Meeting the World Constitutional Crisis.

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