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Table of Contents

List of Figures.- List of Abbreviations.- Preface.- The Rise of the International Organisation.- The League of Nations.- The American-led, Cold War United Nations: 1945-1960.- The Third World UN: 1960-1980.- A Period of Crisis: The UN in the 1980s.- The New World Disorder: The UN and the Maintenance of International Peace.- The Post-Cold War UN.- The European Community, 1945-1969: Origins and Beginnings.- The European Community, 1970-1985: Turbulence, Europessimism and Eurosclerosis Widening at a Cost?.- The European Community, 1985-1992: From Community to Union Deepening Dominates While Widening Waits?.- The European Union, 1993-2003: Deepening and Widening?.- The New Regionalism.- Towards Global Governance?.- The Emergence of Global Civil Society.- Bibliography.- Index.

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'Well-organized, well-written, and very engaging.' - Turan Kayaoglu, University of Washington 'An excellent account of the evolution of the United Nations system and the primary regional organizations, particularly the EU, by a team of leading British scholars. This book is a must for all those who seek to understand the character of contemporary international organization. It should rapidly find a place on the lists of key texts on this subject.' - Paul Taylor, The London School of Economics and Political Science 'An excellent introduction to the emergence and growth of international organizations in world politics.' - Marianne Hanson, University of Queensland 'In International Organisation in World Politics, Armstrong, Lloyd and Redmond chart this contradiction at the heart of international politics from the post-war creation of The League of Nations via the development of the UN to the eventual construction of a fully-formed European Union. In doing so, they provide a thorough and informative guide to the patterns of global governance in the post-war period.' - Paul Riseborough, Journal of European Affairs

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DAVID ARMSTRONG is Professor of International Relations at the University of Exeter, UK.

LORNA LLOYD is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Keele University, UK.

JOHN REDMOND is Professor of European Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK.

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'Well-organized, well-written, and very engaging.' - Turan Kayaoglu, University of Washington 'An excellent account of the evolution of the United Nations system and the primary regional organizations, particularly the EU, by a team of leading British scholars. This book is a must for all those who seek to understand the character of contemporary international organization. It should rapidly find a place on the lists of key texts on this subject.' - Paul Taylor, The London School of Economics and Political Science 'An excellent introduction to the emergence and growth of international organizations in world politics.' - Marianne Hanson, University of Queensland 'In International Organisation in World Politics, Armstrong, Lloyd and Redmond chart this contradiction at the heart of international politics from the post-war creation of The League of Nations via the development of the UN to the eventual construction of a fully-formed European Union. In doing so, they provide a thorough and informative guide to the patterns of global governance in the post-war period.' - Paul Riseborough, Journal of European Affairs

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