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  • The UN Secretary-General and Secretariatby Leon Gordenker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    The new edition of this accessible introduction to the important role of the United Nations Secretary-General continues to offer a keen insight into the United Nations – the Secretariat and its head, the Secretary-General, summing up the history, structure, strengths and weaknesses, and continuing operations of an ever-present global institution.... more...

  • The United Nations and the Peaceful Unification of Koreaby Leon Gordenker

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 90.66

    Where there has been fighting or the threat of fighting since the end of the Second World War, the United Nations has ahnost al­ ways been involved. Frequently that involvement has taken the concrete form of a field commission or a team of observers, made up of nationals of several countries and reporting to the General Assembly or the Security Council.... more...

  • The United Nations in International Politicsby Leon Gordenker

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 33.22

    Six authors, all of whom have been associated with the Center of International Studies at Princeton University, take the occasion of the twentyfifth anniversary of the United Nations to reexamine the UN's role and work in the world today and to anticipate its future. Chapters ranging from the theoretical to the detailed and practical include "The... more...

  • The Challenging Role of the UN Secretary-General: Making The Most Impossible Job in the World Possibleby Leon Gordenker; Benjamin Rivlin

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 80.00

    How has the role of the United Nations and its Secretary-General changed with the end of the Cold War? With the beginning of a New World Order? These questions are increasingly significant as the threat of nuclear-bloc confrontation is replaced by ethnic tensions and civil conflicts. In this first study of the office of the UN Secretary-General in... more...

  • The United Nationsby Peter R. Baehr; Leon Gordenker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 45.00

    The United Nations: Reality and Ideal examines the structure, operation and history of the United Nations. It explains the historical roots of the UN system and its legal and organizational structures and sets out what the organization and its partners do in relation to major global events and issues. This revised and updated edition gives extended... more...

  • The United Nations in the 1990sby Peter R. Baehr; Leon Gordenker

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 60.34

    At a time when the UN demonstrates new vitality, this straightforward explanation of nearly a half century of the world organization's experience provides essential background. It sets out the fundamental features of the structure of the UN and traces the political developments around such topics as maintaining international peace, protecting human... more...

  • Soldiers, Peacekeepers and Disastersby Leon Gordenker; Thomas G. Weiss

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 174.69

    The volume examines the past and potential role played by both UN peacekeepers as well as other military forces in the provision of humanitarian aid. There is also an in-depth discussion of the 'downside' or possible dilemmas of resorting to military capacities as well as a case-study of the recent international response in the Sudan with a view toward... more...

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