In the face of the continuing economic gap between the industrialized and the developing countries, the Third World began to demand a reorganization of the international economic system—its mechanisms, organizations, purposes—that would make the system responsive to the needs of all of its members. The United Nations’ Sixth Special Session in 1974

part Part 1|35 pages


chapter 1|17 pages

Toward the New International Economic Order

ByKarl P. Sauvant

part Part 2|81 pages

The Positions of North and South

part Part 3|91 pages

International Trade and Commodities

chapter 7|13 pages

Developing Countries in World Trade

ByHajo Hasenpflug

chapter 9|10 pages

Administered Commodity Markets: The Search for Stability

ByWolfgang Hager

chapter 11|15 pages

The New International Economic Order and the New Law of the Sea

ByMichael A. Morris

chapter 12|20 pages

The Generalized System of Preferences: A Review and Appraisal

ByPeter J. Ginman, Tracy Murray

part Part 4|52 pages

Transfer of Real Resources

chapter 13|16 pages

Financial Resources for Development

chapter 14|19 pages

Debt and Debt Service

chapter 15|10 pages

Toward a New Framework for International Resource Transfers

ByMahbub ul Haq

part Part 5|52 pages


part Part 6|119 pages

Industrialization and Transnational Enterprises

part Part 7|36 pages