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The New United Nations: International Organization in the Twenty-First Century

By John Allphin Moore, Jr., Jerry Pubantz

Published by Routledge

Published Date: Oct 20, 2005


A comprehensive guide to the world body's institutions, procedures, policies, specialized agencies, historic personalities, initiatives, and involvement in world affairs, The New United Nations is organized thematically, blending both topical and chronological explanations making reference to current scholarly terms and theories. The first textbook of its kind on the market, it presents the UN in its evolving role in this new era since the Cold War and shows its responsibilities for meeting challenges to the global community.

Table of Contents

1. The Many Places of the United Nations. 2. The UN's Origins and History.3. Evolving Charter.4. Evolving Institutions.5. Maintaining International Peace and Security.6. Peacekeeping and Nation-Building.7. Making Global Public Policy: Promoting Civil Society, Human Rights, Women.8. Economic Development, the Environment, and Health Policy.9. Epilogue. 10. Acknowledgments 11. Appendices