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Adapting the United Nations to a postmodern era : lessons learned

Author: W Andy Knight
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Series: Global issues series (New York, N.Y. : 1999)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thus the authors in this study focus on the lessons learned from the organizations' recent performance in collective security, preventative diplomacy, preventative deployment, peacekeeping,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Andy Knight
ISBN: 0333801504 9780333801505
OCLC Number: 48699501
Description: xxiv, 272 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Jean Krasno --
Introduction: Adapting the United Nations / W. Andy Knight --
1. Requirements of multilateral governance for promoting human security in a postmodern era / Roger A. Coate, W. Andy Knight and Andrei I. Maximenko --
2. Learning in the United Nations / W. Andy Knight --
3. Collective security: Changing conceptions and institutional adaptation / Edwin M. Smith --
4. Possibilities for preventive diplomacy, early warning and global monitoring in the post-Cold War era; or, the limits to global structural change / Michael G. Schechter --
5. The United Nations and preventive deployment in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia / Abiodun Williams.
Series Title: Global issues series (New York, N.Y. : 1999)
Responsibility: edited by W. Andy Knight.
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