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The United Nations and Changing World Politics By Thomas G Weiss

The United Nations and Changing World Politics by Thomas G Weiss

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Guides readers through the complexities of the politics and history of the UN. This work uses a thematic approach to explore the institution's role in three critical issues in international relations: international peace and security; human rights and humanitarian affairs; and building peace through sustainable development.

The United Nations and Changing World Politics Summary

The United Nations and Changing World Politics by Thomas G Weiss

With updates throughout, this newly revised fifth edition serves as the definitive text for courses dealing with the United Nations. Built around three critical themes in international relations-international peace and security, human rights and humanitarian affairs, and building peace through sustainable development-The United Nations and Changing World Politics, fifth edition, guides students through the complexity of politics and history of the UN. Students of all levels will learn what the UN is, how it operates, and what its relationships are with the universe of external actors and institutions, from sovereign states to the plethora of nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations now playing important roles in world politics. This new edition is fully revised to take into account recent events, including the aftermath of September 11th and the war on terrorism, the war in Iraq, the first deliberations of the International Criminal Court, and the largest-ever world summit on the occasion of the UN's sixtieth anniversary.

About Thomas G Weiss

Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York where he is also one of the directors of the UN Intellectual History Project and one of the editors of Global Governance. David P. Forsythe is professor and chairman in the Department of Political Science at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Roger A. Coate is professor of government and international studies at the University of South Carolina. Kelly-Kate Pease is associate professor and director of international relations at Webster University-St Louis, and the author of several articles and book chapters on human rights, humanitarian intervention, humanitarian assistance and foreign policy.

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GOR004281102
9780813343471
081334347X
The United Nations and Changing World Politics by Thomas G Weiss
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Inc
2006-02-01
480
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