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UNHCR as a Surrogate State: Protracted Refugee Situations

UNHCR as a Surrogate State: Protracted Refugee Situations

1st Edition

Sarah Deardorff Miller
September 14, 2017

International organizations (IOs) that focus on refugees are finding themselves spread increasingly thin. As the scale of displacement reaches historic levels—protracted refugee situations now average 26 years—organizations are staying for years on end, often working well beyond their original...

Global Governance and China: The Dragon’s Learning Curve

Global Governance and China: The Dragon’s Learning Curve

1st Edition

Scott Kennedy
September 13, 2017

This volume offers systematic analysis of China’s growing engagement in global governance institutions over the past three decades. During this period, China has gone from outsider to observer to insider. The volume is based on studies of Chinese involvement in a wide cross section of regimes,...

The League of Nations: Enduring Legacies of the First Experiment at World Organization

The League of Nations: Enduring Legacies of the First Experiment at World Organization

1st Edition

M. Patrick Cottrell
September 07, 2017

The League of Nations occupies a fascinating yet paradoxical place in human history. Over time, it’s come to symbolize both a path to peace and to war, a promising vision of world order and a utopian illusion, an artifact of a bygone era and a beacon for one that may still come. As the first...

Millennium Development Goals: Ideas, Interests and Influence

Millennium Development Goals: Ideas, Interests and Influence

1st Edition

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
June 12, 2017

Heralded as a success that mobilized support for development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ushered in an era of setting development agendas by setting global goals. This book critically evaluates the MDG experience from the capabilities and human rights perspectives, and questions the...

International Organizations and Military Affairs

International Organizations and Military Affairs

1st Edition

Hylke Dijkstra
April 26, 2017

From the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations to the NATO International Staff and the European External Action Service, international bureaucrats make decisions that affect life and death. In carrying out their functions, these officials not only facilitate the work of the member states, but...

Sustainable Development Goals and UN Goal-Setting

Sustainable Development Goals and UN Goal-Setting

1st Edition

Stephen Browne
April 13, 2017

This book explores the record of the UN development system (UNDS) over more than 70 years as a fount of ideas and concepts in development; as a contributor to development thinking and strategy; and as the principal source of global development goals from the first UN Development Decade to the SDGs....

Inside the United Nations: Multilateral Diplomacy Up Close

Inside the United Nations: Multilateral Diplomacy Up Close

1st Edition

Gert Rosenthal
March 27, 2017

Inside the United Nations illustrates some of the parameters surrounding consensus-building at the United Nations, seeking to provide new insights beyond what is already known. The author spent twelve years as P.R of Guatemala at the UN, offering him privileged observatories in all three of the...

International Institutions of the Middle East: The GCC, Arab League, and Arab Maghreb Union

International Institutions of the Middle East: The GCC, Arab League, and Arab Maghreb Union

1st Edition

James Worrall
March 16, 2017

This volume is a key text for understanding the major regional international organizations of the Middle East. Analysing the Arab League, the Gulf Cooperation Council, and the Arab-Maghreb Union in a concise and accessible format, it explores their successes and failures across their full range of...

The Politics of Expertise in International Organizations: How International Bureaucracies Produce and Mobilize Knowledge

The Politics of Expertise in International Organizations: How International Bureaucracies Produce and Mobilize Knowledge

1st Edition

Annabelle Littoz-Monnet
February 27, 2017

This edited volume advances existing research on the production and use of expert knowledge by international bureaucracies. Given the complexity, technicality and apparent apolitical character of the issues dealt with in global governance arenas, ‘evidence-based’ policy-making has imposed itself as...

United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations: Corporate Conduct and the Public Interest

United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations: Corporate Conduct and the Public Interest

1st Edition

Khalil Hamdani, Lorraine Ruffing
February 27, 2017

The United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations (UNCTC) was established in 1975 and abolished in 1992. It was an early effort by the UN to address the overlapping issues of national sovereignty, corporate responsibility and global governance. These issues have since multiplied and deepened...

Who Participates in Global Governance?: States, bureaucracies, and NGOs in the United Nations

Who Participates in Global Governance?: States, bureaucracies, and NGOs in the United Nations

1st Edition

Molly Ruhlman
February 27, 2017

Why are non-state actors sometimes granted participation rights in international organizations? This book argues that IOs, and the states that compose them, systematically pursue their interests when granting participation rights to NSAs. This book demonstrates that NSAs have long been...

Obstacles to Peacebuilding

Obstacles to Peacebuilding

1st Edition

Graciana del Castillo
February 20, 2017

Combining the insights of a seasoned practitioner with the academic rigor of a meticulous policy and risk analyst, del Castillo discusses the major obstacles to peacebuilding that need to be removed before war-torn countries can move towards peace, stability, and prosperity. As Secretary-General...

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