In This Review

The United Nations and Promotion of the General Welfare
The United Nations and Promotion of the General Welfare
By Robert E. Asher and Others
Brookings Institution, 1957, 1216 pp

This massive and comprehensive volume in the Brookings Institution series on the U.N. deals with the major activities undertaken with respect to social and economic coöperation, human rights and dependent peoples. While the record "leaves much to be desired" the authors find a "basis for qualified optimism about the future."