This text is designed to provide students with a solid theoretical and methodological base for understanding how the present international system works, how that system is likely to evolve given current world trends, and what realistically can be done to alleviate the most serious global problems. Part 1 develops a world order perspective by examin
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Studies on a just World Order -- General Introduction -- A World Order Perspective -- Voices of the Oppressed -- Reflections of a Concerned Muslim: On the Plight of Oppressed Peoples -- Black Consciousness and the Quest for a True Humanity -- Charter 77: CZECH Group's Plea for Human Rights -- The Word to Black Women -- On Invisible Oppression and World Order -- Pedagogy of the Oppressed -- The Sovereign State and the World System -- The State's Positive Role in World Affairs -- The Neo-Fascist State: Notes on the Pathology of Power in the Third World -- Civilization and Progress -- The Nonterritorial System: Nonterritorial Actors -- The Rise and Future Demise of the World Capitalist System: Concepts for Comparative Analysis -- Approaches to World Order -- Contending Approaches to World Order -- Could we Study International Relations as if People Mattered? -- The Elusiveness of a Humane World Community -- Analysis of World Order Values -- Peace -- The War Trap -- Conflict Formations in Contemporary International Society -- The Beginning of the End -- Toward A Dependable Peace: A Proposal for an Appropriate Security System -- Disarmament for a Just World: Declaration of Principles, Proposal for a Treaty, and Call for Action -- Economic Well-Being -- World Resources and the World Middle Class -- Global Apartheid -- Negotiating the Future -- Towards Another Development -- The Perversion of Science and Technology: An Indictment -- Social Justice -- Human Rights and World Order Politics -- Manifesto of the Alliance for Human Rights in China -- Comparative Protection of Human Rights in Capitalist and Socialist Third World Countries -- Universal Declaration of the Rights of Peoples -- Ecological Balance -- The Origins of Ecopolitics -- Ecological Scarcity and International Politics -- Who Owns the Ozone? -- The Global 2000 Report to the President: Entering the Twenty-First Century -- The Dai Dong Declaration: Independent Declaration on the Environment -- Toward Just Worlds -- Alternative Images of the Future -- The Global Futures Debate, 1965–1976 -- What New System of World Order? -- Orientations to Transition -- Towards a Just World -- Self-Reliance: An Overriding Strategy for Transition -- Normative Initiatives and Demilitarization: a Third System Approach -- A Manifesto for Nonviolent Revolution
"Richard Falk is Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice at Princeton University and director of U.S. participation in the World Order Models Project (WOMP). Samuel S. Kim is professor of political science at Monmouth College and senior fellow at the Institute for World Order. Saul H. Mendlovitz is professor of international law at Rutgers University-Newark, Ira D. Wallach Professor of World Order Studies in the Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University, and director of WOMP for the Institute for World Order."