The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations
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Building on the success of the first edition, this volume offers a revised and updated analysis of the UN, and will be an essential point of reference for all those working on or in the organization.

Building on the success of the first edition, this volume offers a revised and updated analysis of the UN, and will be an essential point of reference for all those working on or in the organization.
  • Produktdetails
  • Oxford Handbooks
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 1024
  • Erscheinungstermin: 28. August 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 254mm x 174mm x 63mm
  • Gewicht: 1922g
  • ISBN-13: 9780198803164
  • ISBN-10: 0198803168
  • Artikelnr.: 50915531
Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science at The CUNY Graduate Center and Director Emeritus of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies. He was the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow and past president of the International Studies Association and recipient of its '2016 Distinguished IO Scholar Award', chair of the Academic Council on the UN System, editor of Global Governance, and Research Director of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, he has authored or edited some 55 books and written 250 articles and book chapters about international peace and security, humanitarian action, and sustainable development. ; Sam Daws is Director of the Project on UN Governance and Reform, in the Centre for International Studies, DPIR, at the University of Oxford, and directs the international political consultancy, 3D Strategy. He has spent thirty years in UN-related roles, including as Deputy Director (United Nations, Prime Minister's Post-2015 Development Team) in the UK Cabinet Office; Senior Principal Research Analyst, Multilateral Policy Directorate, FCO; First Officer in the Executive Office of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan; Executive Director, UNA-UK; Senior Advisor and UK Representative, UN Foundation; and as Visiting Fellow, International Law at Cambridge University. He has co-authored or edited fourteen books on the United Nations.
Part I: Introduction and Origins
1 Thomas G. Weiss and Sam Daws: The United Nations: Continuity and Change
2 Justin Morris: Origins of the United Nations
Part II: Theoretical Frameworks
3 Michael Barnett and Martha Finnemore: Political Approaches
4 Jose E. Alvarez: Legal Perspectives
5 Leon Gordenker and Christer Jonsson: Evolution in Knowledge and Norms
Part III: Principal Organs
6 M. J. Peterson: General Assembly
7 Sebastian von Einsiedel and David Malone: Security Council
8 Gert Rosenthal: Economic and Social Council
9 Ralph Wilde: Trusteeship Council
10 Charlotte Ku: International Court of Justice
11 James O. C. Jonah and Amy Scott Hill: Secretariat: Independence and Reform
12 Edward Newman: Secretary-General
13 Jeffrey Laurenti: Financing
Part IV: Relationships with Other Actors
14 Ngaire Woods: Bretton Woods Institutions
15 Rorden Wilkinson: World Trade Organization
16 Waheguru Pal Singh Sidhu: Regional Organizations
17 Monica Herz: Formal and Informal Groups
18 Mike Schroeder and Paul Wapner: Nongovernmental Organizations
19 Craig N. Murphy: Private Sector
20 Barbara Crossette: Media
Part V: International Peace and Security
21 Keith Krause: Arms Control and Disarmament
22 Rama Mani and Richard Ponzio: Peaceful Settlement of Disputes and Conflict Prevention
23 Richard Gowan: Peace Operations
24 George A. Lopez: Sanctions
25 Ramesh Thakur: Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect
26 Roland Paris: Peacebuilding
27 Jane Boulden: Terrorism
28 Frank Madsen: Organized Crime
29 Lucas Kello: Cyber Threats
Part VI: Human Rights
30 Natalie Samarasinghe: Human Rights: Norms and Machinery
31 Richard Goldstone: International Criminal Court and Ad Hoc Tribunals
32 Jeff Crisp: Humanitarian Action and Coordination
33 Charlotte Bunch: Women's Rights and Gender Integration
34 Maivan Clech Lam: Minorities and Indigenous Peoples
35 Christopher K. Penny: Human Security
Part VII: Development
36 Jacques Fomerand and Dennis Dijkzeul: UN Development System
37 Gian Luca Burci: Health and Infectious Disease
38 Nico Schrijver: Global Resource Management
39 Maria Ivanova: Climate Change
40 W. Andy Knight: Democracy and Good Governance
41 Richard Jolly: Human Development
42 Sakiko Fukuda-Parr: Sustainable Development Goals
Part VIII: Looking to the Future
43 Amitav Acharya: Multilateralism and the Changing World Order
44 Edward C. Luck: Prospects for UN Renovation and Reform
45 Michele Griffin: The UN's Role in a Changing Global Landscape
Suggested Further Reading
The UN System at a Glance
The Charter of the United Nations
Statute of the International Court of Justice
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Subject Index
Personal Name Index