Inclusion and Exclusion in international organizations

Chimni, B.S. (2022) Inclusion and Exclusion in international organizations. In: The Cambridge Companion to International Organizations Law. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 76-97. ISBN 9781108467643

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The exclusion of an individual or entity from the membership of a club or body inevitably raises questions regarding the fairness of the criteria used to take the decision. It is no different when it comes to the exclusion of a state from the membership of an intergovernmental organization (IO) – either through denial of membership or suspension or expulsion from membership. The elementary reason is that membership brings with it certain benefits. These can include political recognition, the possibility of making claims on institutional resources, the opportunity to influence policies of other states in particular areas of international life and signalling and locking-in domestic policies.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Amees Mohammad
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2023 04:25
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