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  • Thinking about Global Governanceby Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    One of the more prolific and influential analysts of multilateral approaches to global problem-solving over the last three decades is Thomas G. Weiss. Thinking about Global Governance, Why People and Ideas Matter , assembles key scholarly and policy writing. This collection organizes his most recent work addressing the core issues of the United... more...

  • Humanitarian Businessby Thomas G. Weiss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62

    With some 50 million people living under duress and threatened by wars and disasters in 2012, the demand for relief worldwide has reached unprecedented levels. Humanitarianism is now a multi-billion dollar enterprise, and aid agencies are obliged to respond to a range of economic forces in order to 'stay in business'. In his customarily hard-hitting... more...

  • Global Governanceby Thomas G. Weiss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    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...

  • Governing the World?by Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 25.95

    Problems posed by Syria s chemical weapons attacks, Egypt s ouster of an elected government, and myriad other global dilemmas beg the question of whether and how the world can be governed. The challenge is addressing what former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan called Problems without Passports environmental, economic, humanitarian, and political crises... more...

  • Global Governanceby Thomas G. Weiss

    Wiley 2016; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62

    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 Interventionby Thomas G. Weiss

    Wiley 2016; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    A singular development in the post-Cold War era is the use of military force to protect human beings. From Rwanda to Kosovo, Sierra Leone to East Timor, and Libya to C?te d?Ivoire, soldiers have rescued civilians in some of the world's most notorious war zones. But what about Syria? Why have we observed the Syrian slaughter and done nothing? Is humanitarian... more...

  • Whats Wrong with the United Nations and How to Fix Itby Thomas G. Weiss

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Seven decades after its establishment, the United Nations and its system of related organizations and programs are perpetually in crisis. While the twentieth-century’s world wars gave rise to ground-breaking efforts at international organization in 1919 and 1945, today’s UN is ill-equipped to deal with contemporary challenges to world... 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...

  • 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 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...