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The United Nations at the end of the 1990s

Author: P R Baehr; Leon Gordenker; Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Center of International Studies.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"As the UN continues to demonstrate the potential for new vitality, this new edition of the most concise introduction to the United Nations provides the essential information and background to half-a-century of the world organization's experience. It sets out the fundamental features of the structure of the UN and traces the political developments around such topics as maintaining international peace, protecting  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P R Baehr; Leon Gordenker; Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Center of International Studies.
ISBN: 0312220162 9780312220167 0312220170 9780312220174
OCLC Number: 39787418
Notes: Revised edition of: The United Nations in the 1990s. 2nd ed. 1994.
"Written under the auspices of the Center of International Studies, Princeton University."
Description: xviii, 203 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Independent States --
Interdependent Societies --
International Law --
Reforming World Politics --
Conferences and Decisions --
Functional Cooperation in the Nineteenth Century --
The Concert of Europe --
The Hague Peace Conferences --
The League of Nations --
The Second World War and the UN --
The San Francisco Conference --
Charter and Structure of the United Nations --
Close Relatives --
The General Assembly --
The Security Council --
The Economic and Social Council --
The Trusteeship Council --
The International Court of Justice --
The Secretariat --
Cluster of UN Agencies --
Organizational Tension --
Membership and Decision-Making --
Chinese Representation --
Divided States --
Switzerl and Neutrality --
Ministates --
Weighted Voting --
Decision-Making Processes --
Fundamental Changes --
Voting Groups --
Groups and Voting Positions --
The Political Significance of Resolutions --
Slow Decision-Making --
Finances --
The United States Debt to the UN --
The Maintenance of Peace and Security --
Coercive Measures to Maintain Peace --
Practical Application of Charter Concepts --
Israel and its Neighbours --
Cyprus --
Congo --
New-Style Peace Operations --
Cambodia --
Collective Measures --
Korea --
'Uniting for Peace' --
Kuwait --
Hybrid Forms of Peace-Keeping --
Somalia --
Yugoslavia --
Rwanda --
Haiti --
Central America --
Second Thoughts on Peace-Keeping --
Limits and Potentials in Maintaining Peace --
Arms Control and Disarmament --
Non-Proliferation --
Ban on Nuclear Testing.
Responsibility: Peter R. Baehr and Leon Gordenker.
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"As the UN continues to demonstrate the potential for new vitality, this new edition of the most concise introduction to the United Nations provides the essential information and background to half-a-century of the world organization's experience. It sets out the fundamental features of the structure of the UN and traces the political developments around such topics as maintaining international peace, protecting human rights, and improving economic welfare. The book provides essential information and analysis for students and lecturers in international politics, international relations, strategic and security studies and peace studies. It will be of use to policy-makers and practitioners in international politics in international organizations, foreign ministries and diplomatic embassies."--Jacket.

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