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  • The United Nations Systemby Chadwick F. Alger

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    From the beginnings of the Cold War to efforts to control Saddam Hussein's weapons program, this illustrated guide to the history and workings of the UN shows how this widely misunderstood organization has helped to make the world a safer place and what its future prospects are likely to be. more...

  • Nation Against Nationby Thomas M. Franck

    Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 54.99

    The American public has become increasingly disenchanted with the United Nations. Some responsible sources in this country are already advocating withdrawal from U.N. agencies and perhaps even from the entire system.This book, by the former Director of Research at UNITAR, the U.N.'s "think tank," examines the record of the U.N. during its first 40... more...

  • Regionalism and Governance in the Americasby Dr Louise Fawcett; Monica Serrano

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    This book links contemporary thinking on global and regional governance to the recent experience of the Americas. It offers fresh insights into understanding the processes of order and change in the region, and in the broader international system. A particular concern is to reveal the changing contours of regional governance, whether in terms of actors,... more...

  • The Juridical Bayby Gayl Shaw Westerman

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 169.99

    This study, the first major examination of Article 7 of the Geneva Convention, interprets the text and context of the agreement and offers solutions to some of the problems that continue to make the question of coastal bay-type waters a source of national and international conflict. more...

  • International Handbook on the Economics of Corruptionby S. Rose-Ackerman

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 60.00

    Economic research on corruption aims both to isolate the economic effects of quid pro quo deals between agents and third parties, and to suggest how legal and institutional reforms might curb harms and enhance benefits. Exploring both types of research, this handbook focuses on research at the micro level, where policy can be made and evaluated. more...

  • Knowledge Cities 2006, Volume 10, Issue 5by Francisco Javier Carillo

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    With this issue, the Journal of Knowledge Management begins a series of annual Special Issues devoted to Knowledge-Based Development (KBD), this is the third to be published on the topic and the SI is now annual from 2006. In the current issue, an attempt has been made to gain in consistency along a number of lines that seem to be shaping this emerging... more...

  • The Clash of Globalisationsby Ray Kiely

    BRILL 2006; US$ 85.00

    This book provides a powerful critique of the case made for 'globalisation', with particular emphasis placed on neo-liberalism, the third way, and the hegemonic role of the US state. It then examines the rise of 'anti-globalisation' politics and the debate over progressive alternatives to 'actually existing globalisation'. more...

  • Multilateralism Under Challengeby Newman Edward; Thakur Ramesh; Tirman John

    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...

  • Human Security and the UNby S. Neil MacFarlane; Yuen Foong Khong

    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...

  • Colonial Subjects: Race and Gender in French West Africaby Claire H Griffiths

    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...