An Insider's Guide to the UN

An Insider's Guide to the UN

Book - 2009
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Yale University

This completely revised edition of Linda Fasulo’s popular guide to the United Nations surveys the world body’s programs and activities, and covers key issues including human rights, climate change, counterterrorism, nuclear proliferation, peacekeeping, and UN reform.  It also offers guidelines for setting up a Model UN.

 

 "No one knows the big picture and inner workings of the UN better than Linda Fasulo. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in international affairs."Tom Brokaw, NBC News

"With fine journalistic clarity, the author leads readers through the complex organizational structure of the United Nations, shedding light on its mission, evolution, and controversies."Christine C. Menefee,School Library Journal

"The indispensable source on the United Nations for everyone from students to diplomats. I keep it handy on my desk."Joseph S. Nye, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University



Baker & Taylor
"Termed "the indispensable source on the United Nations" by Joseph S. Nye of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, this book is now fully revised and updated to include new material on fragile states, R2P (responsibility to protect), recent Security Council issues such as the revolts in Libya and Syria, and a greatly expanded section on understanding and participating in a Model UN. "This easily readable overview of the main activities of the United Nations system provides the reader with an appreciation of its complexity and of its many programs and agencies."-James S. Sutterlin, author of The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Security; Distinguished Fellow in UN Studies, Yale University "With highly readable and journalistic clarity, the author leads readers through the complex organizational structure of the United Nations. Her concise and entertaining narrative sheds light on its mission, evolution, and controversies."-Jackie Gropman and Susan Woodcock, School Library Journal"--

Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780300141979
0300141971
Characteristics: xvi, 262 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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