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United Nations University Press

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  • The WTO and Sustainable Developmentby Gary P. Sampson

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    ?Professor Gary Sampson . . . presents policy options that are both ambitious and realistic, the pursuit of which could contribute to more coherent and mutually supportive action on the part of governments to both trade and sustainable development. This book is a useful contribution to the literature and should be of interest to a large part of the... more...

  • Security Sector Reform and Post Conflict Peacebuilding by Albrecht Schnabel; hans-Georg Ehrhart

    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...

  • Crossing National Bordersby Tsuneo Akaha; Anna Vassilieva

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 35.00

    International migration and other types of cross-border movement of people are becom- ing an important part of international relations in Northeast Asia. In this pioneering study, experts on China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia and Russia examine the political, economic, social and cultural dimensions of the interaction between border-crossing individuals... more...

  • Enhancing Participation and Governance in Water Resources Managementby Libor Jansky; Juha Uitto

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 35.00

    This book aims to further global understanding of approaches and techniques for applying public participation to improve water resources management. Water resources management is the aggregate of policies and activities used to provide clean water to meet human needs across sectors and jurisdictions and to sustain the water-related ecological systems... more...

  • States, Markets and Just Growthby Atul Kohli; Chung-in Moon; Georg Sorensen

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 21.95

    States, Markets, and Just Growth explores the common concerns of developing countries in the quest for just growth, while also emphasizing special regional needs. The opening chapters provide a synthetic overview of the pressing shared imperatives of globalization, democracy, poverty, and inequality. The chapters that follow analyze the record of different... more...

  • Kosovo and the Challenge of Humanitarian Interventionby Albrecht Schnabel; Ramesh Thakur

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    ?This volume is an extraordinarily rich contribution to the necessary debate about the Kosovo War. I fi nd this book to be the most illuminating overall assessment of Kosovo that is currently available, and indispensable for anyone who wants to understand world order since the fall of the Berlin Wall.? ?Richard A. Falk Princeton University ?This volume... more...

  • Human Rights and Comparative Foreign Policyby David P. Forsythe

    United Nations University Press 2000; US$ 29.95

    This work argues that different states bring different emphases to their human rights diplomacy, because of such factors as national policy culture and perceived national interest. The authors note the increasing attention given to human rights issues in contemporary foreign policy. more...

  • Ethics and International Affairsby Jean-Marc Coicaud; Daniel Warner

    United Nations University Press 2002; US$ 29.95

    Examines the extent and limits of contemporary international ethics and looks at the ways in which the international community has responded to conflicts. The contributors explore how an understanding of the ethical may be developed from the articulation of dilemmas encountered. more...

  • The Globalization of Human Rightsby Jean-Marc Coicaud; Michael W. Doyle; Anne-Marie Gardner

    United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 26.95

    This work focuses on the imperatives of justice at the national, regional, and international levels through an analysis of civil, political, economic, and social rights. more...

  • Conflict Preventionby David Carment; Albrecht Schnabel

    United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 31.95

    This publication evaluates the institutional record on conflict prevention, identifies current trends in conflict prevention practice and makes recommendations on improving organizational capacity. It brings together a diverse group of individuals involved in conflict prevention activities. more...