A Guide To The Contemporary Commonwealth by W. McintyreA Guide To The Contemporary Commonwealth by W. Mcintyre

A Guide To The Contemporary Commonwealth

byW. Mcintyre

Paperback | July 11, 2001

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This lucid guide meets the need, so often expressed in the 1990s, for an up-to-date assessment of the contemporary Commonwealth. It has a succinct section on its historical background and gives more attention than any previous works to symbols and to the 'People's Commonwealth' of voluntary organizations, sports and business. It highlights critical questions of balance that have emerged between the relative roles of governments and official agencies, voluntary associations, and private business.
W. DAVID MCINTYRE OBE is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Author of twelve books on Commonwealth and New Zealand history which includeColonies into Commonwealth, (1966), andBritish Decolonization, (1998), he was also Correspondent for theNew Zealand International Review.
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Title:A Guide To The Contemporary CommonwealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:265 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.02 inPublished:July 11, 2001Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333963105

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Table of Contents

List of Tables Preface Introduction PART I: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES Origins and Meanings Dominion Status and the 1926 Declaration Republics and the 1949 Declaration The Secretariat and the 1971 Declaration PART II: SHADOWS OF DECOLONISATION UDI and the Crisis of the 1960s Apartheid and the Crisis of the 1980s PART III: SYMBOLIC COMMONWEALTH The Head of the Commonwealth The Logo, the Venue, and the Argot PART IV: POLITICAL COMMONWEALTH Membership At the Summit: Chogms Ethos, Values, and the 1991 Declaration Below the Summit Re-discovery and the Generation Gap Globalization, Small States, and Regionalism PART V: OFFICIAL COMMONWEALTH-IGOs The Secretariat and the CFTC The Commonwealth Foundation The Commonwealth of Learning Outgrowing the Commonwealth: The Case of CABI PART VI: PEOPLE'S COMMONWEALTH-VIPPSOs Professional Associations Philanthropic Organizations Educational and Cultural Endeavours Sports an the Commonwealth Games Private-Public Partnerships and the Commonwealth Business Culture Conclusion How to Keep up with the Commonwealth Endnotes Index