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- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 49.00
The principles, values and manifestations of multilateralism, including the United Nations, are under sustained scrutiny and assault. Their performance and effectiveness are questioned, as are their decision-making procedures and their representation according to 21st Century standards of accountability and democracy. All this has a corrosive effect... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 28.00
How did the individual human being become the focus of the contemporary discourse on security? What was the role of the United Nations in "securing" the individual? What are the payoffs and costs of this extension of the concept? Neil MacFarlane and Yuen Foong Khong tackle these questions... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
This e-book contains the first English translation of a unique report on women living under the colonial rule in West Africa. Denise Savineau's 'Report on Women and the Family in French West Africa' (1938), which is held in the National Archives of Senegal, highlights the French colonial social development agenda. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
Fifteen years after the end of the Cold War there is a new deep worldwide preoccupation with the shortand long-term outlook for international order. The case of Iraq shows that there is no valid alternative to an international order based on the principles of democracy, respect for freedom, human rights, solidarity and international law. However, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book examines the impact of the information revolution on international and domestic security, attempting to remedy both the lack of theoretically informed analysis of information security and the US-centric tendency in the existing literature. International Relations and Security in the Digital Age covers a range of topics, including: critical... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 15.00
Le monde dans lequel nous vivons à présent est en train de subir des changements spectaculaires. La libéralisation économique et politique, associée à une mutation technologique qui ne fait que s?accélérer, sont à l?origine du processus extraordinaire que nous connaissons sous le nom de « mondialisation ». Ce nouvel environnement mondial exige de nouvelles... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 20.00
The world that we live in today is changing dramatically. Economic and political liberalization, together with accelerating technological change, are driving the extraordinary process we know as ''globalization.'' This new global environment requires new approaches, new ideas, and innovative tools to address new challenges in areas as different as... more...
- International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 20.00
Jorge Nef responds to one of the most pressing intellectual challenges of the post-Cold War era: the search for an analytical framework that will help us understand this turbulent and chaotic period in human history. His lucid and visionary analysis rests on the concept of mutual vulnerability: that in an increasingly interdependent world, global security... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2005; US$ 95.00
This book offers a clear and concise account of the key debates in the globalization literature, serving as an accessible introduction to students new to the topic. It deals even-handedly with all the various dimensions of globalization - political, economic, social and cultural - and particularly draws attention to the role of people in processes... more...