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  • The UN Secretary-General from the Cold War to the New Eraby Edward Newman

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 165.00

    An in-depth examination of the evolving peace and security activities of the United Nations Secretary-General in the context of developments in international politics. The constraints and opportunities which the Office has experienced under Pérez de Cuéllar and Boutros-Ghali in the transition to the post-Cold War world and the controversy which has... more...

  • A Crisis of Global Institutions?by Edward Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    Considers if there is a crisis in global institutions which address security challenges, exploring the sources of these challenges and how multilateralism might be more viably constituted to cope with contemporary and future demands. more...

  • Understanding Civil Warsby Edward Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts reflect and are also a driving force for major... more...

  • Applied Ecology and Environmental Managementby Edward I. Newman

    Wiley 2008; US$ 128.95

    This book explains ways that ecological science can be applied to solving some of the most crucial problems facing our world today. A major theme is how resources can be effectively managed and exploited in as near a sustainable manner as possible. The author draws together, in a single volume, major topics in environmental and resource management... more...

  • Refugees and Forced Displacementby Edward Newman; Joanne Van Selm

    United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 38.00

    This volume demonstrates how many of the challenges of refugees, and the challenges posed by societies and governments to refugee protection, have been exacerbated by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. more...

  • Broadening Asia's Security Discourse and Agendaby Ramesh Thakur; Edward Newman

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 43.00

    Going beyond military threats and state-centric analysis, this publication demonstrates the importance of a broad security agenda that incorporates political, economic, social and environmental dimensions. more...

  • The UN Role in Promoting Democracyby Edward Newman; Roland Rich

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 33.00

    This book considers and questions the modalities, effectiveness and controversies of the UN's work in promoting and assisting democracy. more...

  • Challenges to Peacebuildingby Newman Edward; Richmond Oliver

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    Many ceasefires and peace agreements in civil conflict are initially unsuccessful. Some give way to renewed, and often escalating, violence. In other cases, peace processes have become interminably protracted: lengthy and circular negotiations in which concessions are rare. Given the huge material and human costs of a failed peace process, the international... more...

  • The United States and Human Securityby Edward Newman; Oliver P. Richmond

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00

    The United Nations and Human Security highlights and analyzes the changing peace and security challenges faced by the United Nations in an evolving international environment that is no longer solely characterized by states and inter-state security. The authors, who comprise both scholars and UN practitioners, cover a wide range of pressing current... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Warsby Edward Newman; Karl Jr. DeRouen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    This comprehensive new Handbook explores the significance and nature of armed intrastate conflict and civil war in the modern world. Civil wars and intrastate conflict represent the principal form of organised violence since the end of World War II, and certainly in the contemporary era. These conflicts have a huge impact and drive major political... more...