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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Featuring a diverse and impressive array of authors, this volume is the most comprehensive textbook available for all interested in international organization and global governance. Organized around a concern with how the world is and could be governed, the book offers: in-depth and accessible coverage of the history and theories of international... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
The creation of the UN system during World War II is a largely unknown or forgotten story among contemporary decision makers, international relations specialists, and policy analysts. This book aims to recover the wartime history of the United Nations and explore how the forgotten past can shed light on a possible and more desirable future.... more...