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The United Nations

Author: Sam Daws; Paul Graham Taylor; Sara Lodge
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate/Dartmouth, ©2000.
Series: International library of politics and comparative government.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work looks at the structure, history and peace keeping actions of the United Nations, from the League of Nations to the modern institution.

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Genre/Form: Reference works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Daws; Paul Graham Taylor; Sara Lodge
ISBN: 1855217384 9781855217386
OCLC Number: 40555877
Description: 2 volumes ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Systems and structures. pt. I. UN institutional development and reform. From League of Nations to United nation / Leland M. Goodrich --
Beyond the UN system? Critical perspectives on global governance and multilateral evolution / W. Andy Knight --
The reform of the UN and cosmopolitan democracy : a critical review / Daniele Archibugi --
Reforming the United Nations / Paul Kennedy and Bruce Russett --
Democracy in the United Nations. For and against / Raino Malnes --
Twilight of the U.N. / Michael Lind --
Saving the U.N. : a challenge for the next Secretary-General / Jesse Helms --
The limits of international organization : systematic failure in the management of international relations / Giulio M. Gallarotti --
pt. II. UN financing. Financing the United Nations : some possible solutions / Erskine Childers --
The UN finance crisis : a history and analysis / Simon Duke --
Financing the United Nations / Muchkund Dubey --
pt. III. The UN, states and non-governmental actors. Appraising the UN at 50 : the looming challenge / Richard Falk --
The influence of states and groups of states on and in the Security Council and General Assembly / Sally Morphet --
Pluralising global governance : analytical approaches and dimensions / Leon Gordenker and Thomas G. Weiss --
Non-governmental organizations in the United Nations system : the emerging role of international civil society / Dianne Otto --
Breaking the realists' cabal : citizens' rights in the UN / Erskine B. Childers --
pt. IV. The UN Secretariat and Secretary General. Resilience and reform : some thoughts on the processes of change in the United Nations / Antonio Domini --
Towards the management renewal of the United Nations / Michael Gurstein and Josef Klee --
The history, role and organization of the 'cabinet' of the United Nations Secretary-General / B.G. Ramcharan --
The office of the Secretary-General and the maintenance of international peace and security / Nabil Elaraby --
Selecting the world's CEO : remembering the Secretaries-General / Brian Urquhart. v. 2. Functions and futures. pt. I. The UN, international peace and international order. General. Collective legitimization as a political function of the United Nations / Inis L. Claude Jr. --
The legitimacy of the collective authority of the Security Council / David D. Caron --
The United Nations, conflict management and spheres of interest / Terry Terriff and James F. Keeley --
International peacemaking and peacekeeping : the morality of multilateral measures / Charles W. Kegley Jr. --
The limits of UN diplomacy and the future of conflict mediation / Yasushi Akashi --
Peacekeeping. The evolution of United Nations peacekeeping / Marrack Goulding --
The evolution of United nations peacekeeping / Ruth Wedgwood --
UN peacekeeping : recent developments and current problems / Alan James --
Putting the peace back into peacekeeping : theory must inform practice / A.B. Fetherston --
From peacekeeping to blood-letting : the travails of the U.N. / Kumar Banerji --
Regional organizations. Towards a subsidiarity model for peacemaking and preventive diplomacy : making Chapter VIII of the UN Charter operational / W. Andy Knight --
Partners in peace? The UN, regional organizations and peacekeeping / Michael Barnett --
Peace enforcement. International law and the use of force in the Gulf / N.D. White and H. McCoubrey --
National interest, humanitarianism or CNN : what triggers UN peace enforcement after the Cold War? / Peter Viggo Jakobsen --
Is the Security Council working? "Desert Storm" critically examined / Amir A. Majid --
Peace building. Reinventing governments : the promise and perils of United Nations peace building / Eva Bertram --
UN peace-building and human rights / Reed Brody --
pt. II. The UN, human rights and humanitarian intervention. The UN's human rights record : from San Francisco to Vienna and beyond / Philip Alston --
The UN and human rights at 50 : an incremental but incomplete revolution / David P. Forsythe --
The role and limit of human rights NGOs at the United Nations / Rachel Brett --
Humanitarian war : military intervention and human rights / Adam Roberts --
Intervention : whither the United Nations? / Thomas G. Weiss --
The United Nations and the protection of the individual and group rights / W. Ofuatey-Kodjoe --
Intervention : Article 2.7 versus Articles 55-56 / Sydney D. Bailey --
pt. III. The UN, sustainable development and social and economic affairs. United Nations and co-operation in development / K.P. Saskena --
Engaging the world's marginalized and promoting global change : challenges for the United Nations at 50 / Peter Vale --
The international politics of environment and development : the post-UNCED agenda / Ian H. Rowlands.
Series Title: International library of politics and comparative government.
Responsibility: edited by Sam Daws and Paul Taylor with Sara Lodge.

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