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The United Nations in the 21st century

Author: Karen A Mingst; Margaret P Karns; Alynna Lyon
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2017
Series: Dilemmas in world politics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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"This popular text for courses on international organizations and international relations provides a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the United Nations, exploring the historical, institutional, and theoretical foundations of the UN as well as the political processes and issues facing the organization today. Thoroughly revised throughout, the fifth edition focuses on major trends since 2012, including  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen A Mingst; Margaret P Karns; Alynna Lyon
ISBN: 9780429962851 0429962851 9780429973932 0429973934 9780429494307 0429494300 9780429985010 0429985010 9780813350486 0813350484
OCLC Number: 1035762577
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The United Nations in world politics --
The evolution of the United Nations system --
Actors in the United Nations system --
Maintaining international peace and security --
Economic development and sustainability --
Human rights --
Human security : the environment, health, and migration --
Is there a future for the United Nations? --
Appendix. Charter of the United Nations (selected sections).
Series Title: Dilemmas in world politics.
Other Titles: United Nations in the twenty first century
Responsibility: Karen A. Mingst, Margaret P. Karns, and Alynna J. Lyon.

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