International Organizations

International Organizations : Principles and Issues

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For upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level courses dealing with International Organizations, the United Nations, and the UN System. This comprehensive, historical, institutional, and functional/programmatic analysis of the development of contemporary international organizations in all forms, examines the activities of salient regional organizations and non governmental organizations, as well as multinational corporations. Focusing on major principles, organizational characteristics, functions, and activities of the United Nations and the UN system, the text strikes a balance between comprehensive coverage of the problems, inquiries, and decisions that face these organizations with concise, accessible treatment.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 518 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 30mm | 821g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0130321850
  • 9780130321855
  • 1,996,134

Table of contents

Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. A Great Experiment: The League of Nations. 3. The Genesis of the United Nations. 4. Basic Principles and Organization of the United Nations. 5. Basic Structure and Operations of the United Nations. 6. Peaceful Settlement of Disputes. 7. Collective Security and Its Alternatives: Theory and Practice. 8. The Search for Justice Under Law. 9. Controlling the Instruments of War. 10. Varieties of Regionalism. 11. Globalization, Transnationalism, and International Organization. 12. Promoting Economic Welfare. 13. Managing Global Resources. 14. Promoting Social Progress. 15. Human Rights and the Struggle for Self-Government. 16. International Administration and the Search for Leadership. 17. International Organization in Retrospect and Prospect. Bibliography. Appendix I: Covenant of the League of Nations. Appendix II: Charter of the United Nations. Appendix III: Members of the United Nations. Index.show more

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