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- United Nations University Press 1998; US$ 30.00
This volume brings together preeminent scholars from around the world in a collection of essays that point to a changing and broadening agenda of democracy. Themes addressed include challenges to democracy in established democracies and in transitional societies, the media and communications, globalization, criteria of democracy, religion, culture,... more...
- United Nations University Press 2000; US$ 19.95
Recording or assessing a wide canvas of concurrently running events is difficult, as a crisis and the international response to it develop in stages. This work sets out to record the environment of the Cotonou Agreement by interviewing officials in situ while the past was still fresh. more...
- United Nations University Press 2002; US$ 29.95
Explores the evolution of UN efforts at peace-keeping, particularly since the early 1990s. It combines academic analysis, field experience and reflection with proposals for more effective peace operations designed and deployed by the UN in partnership with regional, subregional and local actors. more...
- United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 26.95
This work investigates the Russian military presence in its former Soviet territories to determine whether these forces have been genuine peacekeepers or are a post-imperial presence that seeks to maintain former strategic interests. more...
- United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 21.95
This title addresses a numbernb of issues determining the success or failure of sustainable democratization in the region. Drawing on analyses of Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia, it examines patterns of democratization, and political and economic transition. more...
- United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 45.00
Exploring the contemporary international human rights regime, this volume assesses the factors predominantly responsible for human rights violations in transitions societies, long-term consequences of such violations and political remedies. more...
- United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 33.00
Explores the changing political and human rights context that gave rise to the international norm of individual criminal accountability. It brings together a preeminent group of experts to explore the progress, scope and controversies of international accountability. more...
- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 40.00
Military and police forces play a crucial role in the long-term success of political, economic and cultural rebuilding efforts in post-confl ict societies. Yet, while charged with the long- term task of providing a security environment conducive to rebuilding war-torn societies, internal security structures tend to lack civilian and democratic control,... more...
- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 28.00
For many people, biotechnology means genetically modifi ed organisms, alien species, toxic weapons or hormone-treated beef. Yet it is also a tool to control plant and animal pests, pre- serve species, utilize genetic resources for health and nutrition and protect the environment. Society?s ability to manage, share and regulate advanced biotechnology... more...