This is an up-to-date, authoritative account of the development of U.S. policy toward the New International Economic Order Nieo from its inception in 1974 through the Eleventh Special Session of the General Assembly in August-September 1980. Mr. Olson concentrates on the latter stages of the North-South dialogue, analyzing U.S. policy in the conte
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- U.S. Policy and the Third World: The Postwar Era -- The North-South Dialogue: Phase 1 -- The Road to Manila -- UNCTAD V: A Case Study of Negotiations -- Summer 1979: Full Circle -- Rude Awakening -- Toward Preservation of the Interantional Order -- Conclusions
Robert K. Olson is a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer and a former official of the U.S. Department of State. He was directly involved in the early stages of the negotiations described in this book and recently spent two years at the University of Oxford studying the diplomatic processes for global problem solving.