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Managing world order : United Nations peace operations and the security agenda

Author: Richard Kareem Al-Qaq
Publisher: London ; New York : Tauris Academic Studies, 2009.
Series: Library of international relations (Series), 40.
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Since the end of the Cold War, United Nations peace operations have become an established and prominent feature of world politics. This book uncovers the political and socio-economic import of such  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kareem Al-Qaq
ISBN: 9781845115807 1845115805
OCLC Number: 258098317
Description: x, 260 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: United Nations peace operations and world order : a reappraisal of purposes and practices, 1948-87 --
Defining the work of the United Nations : from the challenge of third world activism to a resurgent western security agenda --
Reorienting the United Nations after the Cold War : the advance of peace operations --
United Nations misadventures in Somalia : militarised liberal internationalism in the early 1990s --
Post-colonial Rwanda and United Nations conveyance operations : from trusteeship to regime change --
Manufacturing peace in Angola : the Lusaka Protocols and the standard of UN peace operations --
Managing world order on the periphery.
Series Title: Library of international relations (Series), 40.
Responsibility: Richard Kareem Al-Qaq.

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""This is an important piece of work and one which will take its place at the forefront of contemporary efforts to understand the UN and its role in world politics. For too long we have lacked Read more...

 
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New humanitarian imperialism

by Fannon (WorldCat user published 2009-09-03) Very Good Permalink

'Up to now the role of the Secretaries General and Secretariat of the UN has been almost entirely ignored in the literature on North-South relations since the end of the Cold War. Richard Al-Qaq gives us the first...
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