Twelve years of Commonwealth diplomatic history : Commonwealth summit meetings, 1979-1991 /
Stephen Chan ; edited by Jonathan Alner.
Lewiston : E. Mellen Press, c1992.
viii, 146 p. ; 24 cm.
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Lewiston : E. Mellen Press, c1992.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [134]-139) and index.
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Table of Contents
Editor's Preface
The History of it Allp. 1
The Commonwealth as an International Organizationp. 3
South Africap. 4
Britain and the Westp. 6
The Growth of the Commonwealthp. 8
The Foundation of Commonwealth Constitutionalismp. 12
A Test Case: Britain, the Commonwealth and Rhodesian Independencep. 15
The Debate on Sanctionsp. 17
The Mood after August 1986p. 21
The Vancouver Summit of 1987p. 22
The Futurep. 23
The Commonwealth Summits, 1979-1989p. 27
The Commonwealth Summit of 1979, Lusakap. 29
The Commonwealth Summit of 1981, Melbournep. 35
The Commonwealth Summit of 1983, Delhip. 37
The Commonwealth Summit of 1985, Nassaup. 43
The Commonwealth Mini-summit of 1986, Londonp. 47
The Commonwealth Summit of 1987, Vancouverp. 55
The Commonwealth Summit of 1989, Kuala Lumpurp. 63
Commonwealth Standing Groupsp. 73
The Commonwealth World Viewp. 75
How it all Worksp. 77
An Analogy with the Brandt Commissionp. 78
A Unique Commonwealth Purposep. 79
The Reportsp. 80
Conclusionp. 83
Towards a Commonwealth
Social Universep. 85
Changed Directionp. 86
Technological Changep. 86
Distance Educationp. 87
First Presidentp. 87
Bold Initiativep. 88
Youth Affairsp. 88
Future Rolep. 89
Other Standing Groupsp. 91
The Commonwealth Observer Group in Zimbabwep. 91
Other Standing Groupsp. 95
The Commonwealth Group of Eminent Personsp. 95
Assessing Past and Futurep. 101
The Pastp. 103
The History of it Allp. 105
Sanctions and Economiesp. 107
Two Sides to a Coinp. 116
Self-consciousnessp. 117
A Play on Size and Variablesp. 119
The Futurep. 123
What Sort of World Should Determine What Sort of Commonwealth?p. 123
Commonwealth Inabilitiesp. 125
An Agenda for the 1990sp. 128
Conclusionp. 131
Bibliographyp. 133
Indexp. 141
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