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

The New United Nations: International Organization in the Twenty-First Century By John Allphin Moore Jr, Jerry Pubantz Cover Image
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With a fresh look at challenges to the UN in Syria, Iran, Russia, and elsewhere, the second edition of this successful text highlights new international trends toward global governance, holistic democracy and human development, and progress on peacebuilding and counterterrorism. 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.

New to this edition:

Fully updated chapters and a new Introduction, including discussion of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, Human Rights Council, and Peacebuilding Commission;

New sections on Special Rapporteurs and Special Procedures, the theory and practice of neoliberalism, the UN's endorsement of the "Responsibility to Protect," and Contact Groups;

Unique special section on the student Model United Nations experience;

Coverage of the UN's fifteen-year assessment of the Millennium Development Goals and the consequent approval of the Sustainable Development Goals; and

eResources with supportive materials and documents.

About the Author

John Allphin Moore, Jr. is Professor Emeritus of History at California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, USA. Jerry Pubantz is Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781138185791
ISBN-10: 1138185795
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: March 13th, 2017
Pages: 374
Language: English