Restless Citizens gives a unique insider's view of how the United Nations treats its employees. Written by Dr. Udoh E. Udom, a retired senior official in the World Health Organization, the book is a robustly critical but deeply informed view of all aspects of UN employment. Excerpted from the foreword by David Antill, School of Law, University of Leicester - UK Words: 60
Udoh Elijah Udom holds a bachelor's degree in psychology, a juris doctor degree, a master of laws, and a Ph.D. in government. He joined the World Health Organization in 1984, holding senior legal and management positions. After retiring in 2004, he taught graduate level courses at Strayer University in law, public administration, and political science. He is currently campus dean of Strayer University, Nashville.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Prologue Chapter 3 Acknowledgements Part 4 Part I Introduction Chapter 5 Chapter 1: Why I Wrote this Book Chapter 6 Chapter 2: Becoming an International Civil Servant Chapter 7 Chapter 3: Distressed Organizations Chapter 8 Chapter 4: Leadership Part 9 Part II Living with Insecurity Chapter 10 Chapter 5: Insecurity of Life at the Duty Station Chapter 11 Chapter 6: Insecurity of Personal Property Chapter 12 Chapter 7: Financial Insecurity Chapter 13 Chapter 8: Job Insecurity Chapter 14 Chapter 9: Locally Recruited Staff Chapter 15 Chapter 10: The Myth of Overprotection Part 16 Part III Effects of UN Assignment on Private Life Chapter 17 Chapter 11: The Single Life Chapter 18 Chapter 12: Parenting Part 19 Part IV Official Travel Chapter 20 Chapter 15: Working in Diversity Chapter 21 Chapter 16: Discrimination, Labeling, and Xenophobia Chapter 22 Chapter 17: Language Proficiency Chapter 23 Chapter 18: Change and Reform Chapter 24 Chapter 19: Health of UN Employees Chapter 25 Chapter 20: Deskilling Part 26 Part VI Life after the United Nations Chapter 27 Chapter 21: Retirement Chapter 28 Chapter 22 Statelessness Chapter 29 Chapter 23: Conclusion