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The United Nations and changing world politics
Éditeur Westview Press
Année copyright 2017
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The United Nations and changing world politics
Eighth edition
1 vol. (xxvi-421 p.) : illustrations, couverture illustrée en couleur ; 23 cm
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The Theory and Practice of UN Collective Security ; UN Security Efforts during the Cold War ; UN Security Operations after the Cold War, 1988-1998 ; Security Operations since 1999 ; Confronting Contemporary Challenges ; The United Nations, Human Rights, and Humanitarian Affairs ; Applying Human Rights Standards : The Roles of the First and Second UN ; The Third UN In Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs: the Role of INdependent Experts and NGOs ; Theories of Change ; Theories of Development at the United Nations ; Sustainable Development as Process : UN Organizations and Norms ; Conclusion : Learning from Change
"This completely revised and updated seventh edition serves as the definitive text for courses in which the United Nations is either the focus or a central component. Built around three critical themes in international relations--peace and security, human rights, and humanitarian affairs--the seventh edition of The United Nations and Changing World Politics guides students through the complexity of politics and almost seven decades of UN activities. Students of all levels will learn what the UN is, how it operates, and what its relationships are with the universe of external actors and institutions, from sovereign states to the plethora of nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations now playing important roles in world politics. This new edition is fully revised to take into account recent events, including the impact of the global financial crisis and recession on international politics, UN actibvities related to peacekeeping and natural disasters, the UN's actions in Libya and Syria and the Arab Spring, the tenure of Ban Ki-moon, Rio+20, and the Iranian nuclear issue"--
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