Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Legitimacy of Power: The Permanence of Five in the Security Council” as Want to Read:
Legitimacy of Power: The Permanence of Five in the Security Council
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Legitimacy of Power: The Permanence of Five in the Security Council

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The Security Council, the all-powerful UN body for maintaining world peace, remains mired in its World War II origins. The victors, the US, Russia, China, Britain, and France, continue to control it with their permanent membership and the veto. Their confrontations emasculated the Council during the Cold War and their cooperation spawned questionable military actions there ...more
Paperback, 332 pages
Published February 5th 2019 by Vij Books India
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Legitimacy of Power, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Legitimacy of Power

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-4
4.25  · 
Rating details
 ·  4 ratings  ·  4 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Aryan Sarath
Jun 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
United Nations has played a vital role in maintaining the world order and peace ever since its inception. The formation wasn't a cake walk and the journey it has undertaken till date has been captured vividly in this book.



Usually history is boring as it is all about the real facts that has happened over a period of time but at the same time, if it is presented in an interesting way, like a story, no one would want to miss reading those. Dilip has done an excellent job in bringing out most of the
...more
Camelia Bhaskar
Jun 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
So when I think what brings war ,It is the fruit of never ending greed of human mind which gives rise to creation of nations , dividing us apart bringing jealousy, rivalry and war.
___________________
Book Review -
This book I recently received , is a good literary material , a textbook if you are looking to enrich your knowledge base about the United Nations Organizations , specially about the intricate working of The security council .
Loaded with facts, it definitely helped me gain some more in
...more
Siddhi Palande
Jun 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
The book talks about the United Nations and delves a lot deeper into the workings, the history of UN and more over it analysis UN's failure as a world organisation. The book is thoroughly researched and presented. Every chapter has multiple endnotes to add to the information. In the span of 16 chapters, the author covers almost all the topics relevant to UN. Out of the many topics discussed in this book, I loved reading about the Korea operation.

More about the book on my blog https://ofbookbabie
...more
Dhawal Joshi
Jun 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
This feels more like a textbook for the students of politics and international relations than your average non-fiction political analysis. There is analysis as well as proper factual information referencing from the actual decisions and key events.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »