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Commonwealth Timothy M. Shaw

Commonwealth

Timothy M. Shaw

Published October 17th 2007
ISBN : 9780203937327
nookbook (ebook)
160 pages
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The Commonwealth consists of only a quarter of the world’s states and yet the Commonwealth Secretariat and Foundation have made and continue to make a significant contribution to global politics.Commonwealth is a superb examination of an oftenMoreThe Commonwealth consists of only a quarter of the world’s states and yet the Commonwealth Secretariat and Foundation have made and continue to make a significant contribution to global politics.Commonwealth is a superb examination of an often neglected but crucial force in world affairs. Timothy M. Shaw-explains the history, structure and future of the Commonwealthdemonstrates the central role that the Commonwealth has played in advancing decolonization and supporting multiculturalism, democracy and human rightsdetails the significant links between Commonwealth institutions and myriad networks concerned with education, development, gender, health, islands, literature, media and sportexamines the Commonwealth within the context of wider debates about ‘global’ governance and globalization.