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The United Nations and changing world politics

Author: Thomas George Weiss
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"With updates throughout, this newly revised sixth edition serves as the definitive text for courses on the United Nations. Built around three critical themes in international relations--international peace and security, human rights and humanitarian affairs, and building peace through sustainable development--The United Nations and Changing World Politics guides readers through the complexity of politics and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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United Nations and changing world politics.
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009031173
(OCoLC)419810986
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas George Weiss
ISBN: 9780813391717 0813391717
OCLC Number: 723943627
Description: 1 online resource (434 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The theory of UN collective security --
UN security efforts during the Cold War --
UN security operations after the Cold War (1988-1998) --
Evolving security operations : Kosovo, East Timor, Sierra Leone, Lebanon, and Sudan --
The challenges of the twenty-first century --
The United Nations, human rights, and humanitarian affairs --
The United Nations and applying human rights standards --
Change, the United Nations, and human rights --
Theories of development at the United Nations --
Sustainable development as process : UN organizations and norms --
The UN, development, and globalization.
Responsibility: Thomas G. Weiss [and others].

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Explores the UN's role in international security, human rights and building peace through sustainable development. This title guides readers through the complexity of policies and history of the UN.  Read more...

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"With the latest edition of this widely used textbook, Weiss, Forsythe, Coate, and Pease continue the themes that have made the book so popular...a cogent introduction to theoretical debates and Read more...

 
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