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Commonwealth : inter- and non-state contributions to global governance

Author: Timothy M Shaw
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Global institutions series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Commonwealth consists of only a quarter of the world's states and yet the Commonwealth Secretariat and Foundation have made and continue to make a significant contribution to global politics." "This book provides an overview of this key international institution. The book: explains the history, structure and future of the Commonwealth; demonstrates the central role that the Commonwealth has played in advancing  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy M Shaw
ISBN: 9780415351201 0415351200 9780415351218 0415351219 9780203937327 0203937325
OCLC Number: 123912523
Description: xvi, 160 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Commonwealth(s), inter- and non-state : how compatible? --
From decolonization to democratization : beyond the extended family to post-imperial nation-building? --
Commonwealths today : towards human development, human rights, and human security? --
Commonwealths' discourses and directions : pro- and/or anti-globalizations? --
Commonwealths and the competition : what niches? --
Commonwealths and the future.
Series Title: Global institutions series.
Responsibility: Timothy M. Shaw.
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