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The United Nations in the 21st century

Author: Karen A Mingst; Margaret P Karns
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, ©2007.
Series: Dilemmas in world politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the United Nations that explores the role the institution will play in the major issues that are shaping the twenty-first century and its political arena, and examines the challenges and dilemmas the UN is facing.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen A Mingst; Margaret P Karns
ISBN: 0813343461 9780813343464
OCLC Number: 64486288
Notes: Previous eds. published under title: The United Nations in the post-cold war era. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1995, and 2000.
Description: xvi, 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The United Nations in world politics --
The evolution of the United Nations system --
Actors in the United Nations system --
Peace and security : international organizations as venues for security --
Economic development and sustainability --
Human rights --
Human security : the environment and health --
The future of the United Nations.
Series Title: Dilemmas in world politics.
Other Titles: United Nations in the twenty-first century
Responsibility: Karen A. Mingst and Margaret P. Karns.
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