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  • Suspect Familiesby Torsten Heinemann; Ilpo HelÚn; Thomas Lemke; Ursula Naue; Martin G. Weiss

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Suspect Families is the first book to investigate the social, political, and ethical implications of parental testing for family reunification in immigration cases. Drawing on policy documents, legal frameworks, case study material and interviews with representatives of governmental and non-governmental organisation and immigration authorities, immigration... more...

  • Thinking about Global Governanceby Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

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

  • Humanitarian Businessby Thomas G. Weiss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science and Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies at the City University of New York Graduate Center. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The International Politics of Human Rightsby Monica Serrano; Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The responsibility to protect (R2P) is at a crossroads, the latest in a journey that is only ten years old. This book present debates on the prevention of mass atrocities to R2P?s normative prospects. The book addresses key questions as a way to inform and drive on-going conversations about R2P. Moving beyond well-rehearsed debates about the... more...