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  • Thinking about Global Governanceby Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    This collection presents Thomas G. Weiss' most important contributions to debates  on UN Reform, non-state actors and global governance and humanitarian action in a turbulent world. more...

  • Humanitarian Businessby Thomas G. Weiss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    With some 50 million people living under duress and threatened bywars and disasters in 2012, the demand for relief worldwide hasreached unprecedented levels. Humanitarianism is now amulti-billion dollar enterprise, and aid agencies are obliged torespond to a range of economic forces in order to 'stay inbusiness'. In his customarily hard-hitting analysis,... more...

  • Global Governanceby Thomas G. Weiss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    Friends and foes of international cooperation puzzle about how to explain order, stability, and predictability in a world without a central authority. How is the world governed in the absence of a world government? This probing yet accessible book examines "global governance" or the sum of the informal and formal values, norms, procedures,... more...

  • Terrorism and the UNby Jane Boulden; Thomas G. Weiss

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    How has the United Nations dealt with the question of terrorism before and after September 11? What does it mean that the UN itself has become a target of terrorism? Terrorism and the UN analyzes how the UN's role in dealing with terrorism has been shaped over the years by the international system, and... more...

  • The Responsibility to Protectby Thomas G. Weiss; Don Hubert

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    In his Millennium Report to the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General Kofi Annan challenged the international community to address the real dilemmas posed by intervention and sovereignty. The independent International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS) was established by the Canadian government in September 2000 to... more...

  • What's Wrong with the United Nations and How to Fix itby Thomas G. Weiss; Brian Urquhart

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    Six decades after its establishment, the United Nations and itssystem of related agencies and programs are perpetually in crisis.While the twentieth-century’s world wars gave rise toground-breaking efforts at international organization in 1919 and1945, today’s UN is ill-equipped to deal with contemporarychallenges to world order. Neither... more...

  • The Challenge of Development in the Eighties Our Responseby Anthony Jennings; Thomas G. Weiss

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Challenge of Development in the Eighties: Our Response attempts to understand the demands of developing countries in order to render the present world order more equitable and habitable for all. The mosaic of contributions collectively expresses various perspectives and potential support from developed countries to the most challenging and significant... more...

  • Humanitarian Interventionby Thomas G. Weiss; Gareth Evans

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    A singular development of the post Cold-War era is the use of military force to protect human beings. From Rwanda to Kosovo, Sierra Leone to East Timor, and more recently Libya to Côte d'Ivoire, soldiers have rescued some civilians in some of the world's most notorious war zones. Could more be saved? Drawing on over two decades of research, Thomas... more...

  • Responsibility to Protectby Rama Mani; Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This volume explores in a novel and challenging way the emerging norm of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P), initially adopted by the United Nations World Summit in 2005 following significant debate throughout the preceding decade. This work seeks to uncover whether this norm and its founding values have resonance and grounding within diverse... more...

  • Internal Displacementby Thomas G. Weiss; David A. Korn

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 35.95

    This new volume traces the normative, legal, institutional, and political responses to the challenges of assisting and protecting internally displaced persons (IDPs). The crisis of IDPs was first confronted in the 1980s, and the problems of those suffering from this type of forced migration has grown continually since then. Drawing on official and... more...