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Studies on a Just World Order. Vol. I: Toward a Just World Order
Studies on a Just World Order. Vol. I: Toward a Just World Order
Edited by Richard Falk, Samuel S. Kim and Saul H. Mendlovitz
Westview Press, 1982, 652 pp
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Where others may seek such goals as security, stability, balance or dialogue, Richard Falk and his associates stress global human values and the need for radical, though not necessarily instant, change. They mean a change in the nature of most governments and of the international system, although they are not advocating "world government" and reject the charge of lack of realism. This is a book of readings by authors from the First and Third Worlds-none from the Second nor even from Yugoslavia, which straddles all three. While differing in their points of view, all tend to fortify the basic purposes of the editors.