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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Juridical Bayby Gayl Shaw Westerman

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 179.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Choix Cruciauxby Wolfgang H. Reinicke

    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...

  • Critical Choicesby Wolfgang H. Reinicke; Francis Deng

    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...

  • Human Security and Mutual Vulnerabilityby Jorge Nef

    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...

  • International Relations and Security in the Digital Ageby Johan Eriksson; Giampiero Giacomello

    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...