This book examines the international social science program of UNESCO as it evolved over nearly four decades between 1946 and 1984. It provides some remarks about the organizational setting, particularly the double hybridization of UNESCO and its consequences for the organization's functionalism.
1. Introduction 2. The Pioneering Years 1947–1961 3. Failed Maturation, 1962–1974 4. From Sham Revival to Real Collapse, 1975–1984 5. By Way of Continuation 6. Conclusion: A Design for Two-Tier Functionalism