The United Nations (Sage Library of International Relations)

The United Nations (Sage Library of International Relations)

By: Sam Daws (editor), Natalie Samarasinghe (editor)Hardback

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Literature on the UN is as wide-ranging as the organisation's remit; there exists a multitude of books, articles and reports on its various programmes and activities. The very breadth of literature about the organisation can make it hard to navigate and understand. The format of this Major Work is ideally suited to a serious treatment of the United Nations that can clarify and illuminate its structures and role, and make it accessible to scholars and practitioners. The generous eight-volume format, containing the best cross-disciplinary articles from around the world, provides an opportunity to present a comparative and holistic analysis of the organisation. Framed by a contextualising introductory chapter, this major work will allow for the interconnections between the UN's humanitarian, developmental, environmental and peace and security work to be more deeply explored and elaborated upon. Volume 1: Origins and Evolution Volume 2: Machinery Volume 3: Roles and Relationships Volume 4: A UN for the 21st Century Volume 5: Conflict and Crisis Volume 6: Rights, Justice and Protection Volume 7: Poverty and Development Volume 8: Environment and Sustainability


VOLUME ONE: ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION Charter of the United Nations - United Nations The Development of International Organization in the Nineteenth Century - Inis L. Claude, Jr From League of Nations to United Nations - Leland M. Goodrich FDR's Five Policemen: Creating the United Nations - Stephen Schlesinger Victories on the International Front - Dorothy Kenyon Some Reflections on Peace in Our Time - Ralph Bunche Speech to the General Assembly, 11 November 1952 - Vijara Lakshmi Pandit The Commonwealth in the United Nations - Gwendolen M. Carter The Role of the United Nations in World Affairs - Geoffrey Goodwin Speech to the UN General Assembly, 6 October 1963 - Haile Selassie Apartheid and the United Nations - Ram Malhotra The Impact of African States on the United Nations - David Kay The United Nations and the International System - Oran R. Young Promoting Nondiscrimination against Women: The UN Commission on the Status of Women - Margaret E. Galey Kofi Annan Unsettles People, as He Believes UN Should Do - Barbara Crossette United Nations - Madeleine K. Albright In Larger Freedom - The Changing Role of the United Nations - Kofi Annan The United Nations - Jeffrey Herbst, Romeo Dallaire, and Peter W. Galbraith Dialectics of a Global Constitution: The Struggle over the UN Charter - Michael Doyle The Enduring Myth of the UN - Natalie Samarasinghe New Histories of the United Nations - Sunil Amrith and Glenda Sluga VOLUME TWO: MACHINERY UN System Organization Chart - United Nations The Forgotten Design for the System - Erskine Childers and Brian Urquhart International Organizations: Then and Now - Jose E. Alvarez General Assembly - M. J. Peterson Revitalization of the General Assembly - Lydia Swart The Interpretation of Security Council Resolutions - Michael Wood Assessing the UN Security Council: a Concert Perspective - David Bosco The Security Council: Behind the Scenes - Linda Melvern Developments at the United Nations - Written Evidence Submitted to the UK Iraq Inquiry - Jeremy Greenstock Does the United Nations Security Council Enhance or Undermine International Law? - Kishore Mahbubani The Influence of States and Groups of States on and in the Security Council and General Assembly, 1980-94 - Sally Morphet Economic and Social Council - Gert Rosenthal Implementing Rio +20: ECOSOC's New Role and its Old Culture - Harris Gleckman The United Nations and Colonial Development - Annette Baker Fox The Commonwealth and the United Nations Trusteeship of Non-Self-Governing Peoples - L.P. Singh The Role of the International Court of Justice In the Global Community - Christopher Greenwood Departing Thoughts on the International Court of Justice - Rosalyn Higgins Post-Cold War Justice: The UN Ad Hoc Tribunals, Mixed Courts and the ICC - Richard J. Goldstone and Adam M. Smith Secretariat - Independence and Reform - James O. C. Jonah The Office of the Secretary-General and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security - Nabil Elaraby Strategic Planning in the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General - Abiodun Williams The Next Secretary-General: How to Fill a Job with No Description - Brian Urquhart Breaking Barriers? Women's Representation and Leadership at the United Nations - Kirsten Haack Negotiating the UN's budget: Multilateralism in Action - Hannah Davies VOLUME THREE: ROLES AND RELATIONSHIPS Collective Legitimization as a Political Function of the United Nations - Inis L. Claude, Jr International Organization: A State of the Art and Art of the State - Friedrich Kratochwil and John Gerard Ruggie United Nations "Policy": An Argument with Three Illustrations - Ramesh Thakur and Thomas G. Weiss Sovereignty as Responsibility" to the "Responsibility to Protect" - Francis M. Deng Sovereignty in the Balance: Claims and Bargains at the UN Conferences on the Environment, Human Rights and Women - Kathryn Hochstetler, Ann Marie Clark and Elisabeth J. Friedman The United Nations as a Political System: A Practicing Political Scientist's Insights into UN Politics - J.J. Kirkpatrick Facing 21st Century Threats: Why America Needs the UN - Susan Rice The Centrality of the United Nations in Russian Foreign Policy - Ritsa Panagiotou Middle Range Powers in Global Governance - Hongying Wang and Erik French Challenges Facing Small States at the UN - Vanu Gopala Menon How Goliath Slew David at the United Nations: A South Asian Perspective - Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury The "Third Force" and the United Nations - Khalid I Babaa The North-South Divide at the United Nations: Fading at Last? - David M. Malone and Lotta Hagman Islamist Perceptions of the United Nations and its Peacekeeping Missions: Some Preliminary Findings - Brynjar Lia The Origins and Development of UN Electoral Groups - Sam Daws Informal Groups of States and the UN Security Council - Jochen Prantl UN Elections: Power, Influence, Reputation - Anne Anderson Eyes on the Prize: The Quest for Nonpermanent Seats on the UN Security Council - David M. Malone The United Nations and Regional Organizations: The Need For Clarification and Cooperation - Tania Felicio The UN and the African Union's Security Architecture: Defining an Emerging Partnership? - Kwesi Aning Nongovernmental Organizations in the United Nations System: The Emerging Role of International Civil Society - Dianne Otto The Global Compact: Selected Experiences and Reflections - Georg Kell VOLUME FOUR: A UN FOR THE 21ST CENTURY Security, Solidarity, and Sovereignty: The Grand Themes of UN Reform - Ann-Marie Slaughter How Not to Reform the United Nations - Ed Luck Grand Goals, Modest Results: The UN in Search of Reform - Jeffrey Laurenti UN Transformation in an Era of Soft Balancing - Stephen John Stedman The John W. Holmes Lecture: Can the UN Be Reformed? - M. Malloch Brown Reforming the United Nations - John Bolton and Richard Holbrooke Fundamental UN Reform - A Non-Starter or Not? - Thomas G. Weiss Reforming the United Nations - Prakash Shah Organizational Culture, System Evolution and the United Nations of the 21st Century - Alisa Clarke Great Expectations: UN Reform and the Role of the Secretary-General - Simon Chesterman Management Reform in the United Nations: Between Politics and Efficiency - Joachim Muller Security Council Reform: The Dual Risks - Sam Daws Myths of Membership: The Politics of Legitimation in UN Security Council Reform - Ian Hurd More Transparency and More Participation: The Informal Reform of the Working Methods of the UN Security Council - Helmut Volger Reforming the Working Methods of the UN Security Council: the next ACT - Volker Lehmann Making Intervention Work: Improving the UN's Ability to Act - Morton Abramowitz and Thomas Pickering The UN Security Council and Human Rights: State Sovereignty and Human Dignity - David P. Forsythe United Nations: New Issues, New Ideas, Not Enough Financing - Vikas Nath Why We - Especially the West - Need the UN Development System - Kishore Mahbubani The Way Forward for the WTO: Reforming the Decision-Making Process - Memory Dube An Historical Perspective - H.W. Singer The Vision and the Reality - Mahbub ul Haq The UN and the Financial Crisis: Breathing Life into Bretton Woods - Natalie Samarasinghe From Keeping Peace to Building Peace: Proposal for a Revitalized United Nations Trusteeship Council - Saira Mohamed From UN Commission on Human Rights to UN Human Rights Council: One Step Forwards or Two Steps Sideways? - Nazila Ghanea (Re)generating Peacekeeping Authority: The Brahimi Process - Silke Weinlich The New United Nations "Gender Architecture": The Creation of UN Women - Hilary Charlesworth and Christine Chinkin The UN in Practice - David Hannay The Changing Humanitarian Landscape - Sara Pantuliano Can the UN Ever Really Be Neutral? - John Holmes Address to the General Assembly - 24 September 2013 - Ban Ki-moon VOLUME FIVE: CONFLICT & CRISIS The Evolving Role of the United Nations in International Peace and Security - Marrack Goulding An Agenda for Peace: Diplomacy, Peacemaking and Peace-keeping - Boutros Boutros-Ghali When Can Nations Go to War? Politics and Change in the UN Security System - Charlotte Ku Recommendations of the Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change: A Member's Perspective - David Hannay A Shared Responsibility for a More Secure World - Ramesh Thakur The John Holmes Memorial Lecture: What Price Security? - Margaret Joan Anstee Human Protection and the 21st Century United Nations - Ban Ki-moon The UN as Conflict Mediator: First amongst Equals or the Last Resort? - Thant Myint-U The Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes - Ian Brownlie Building Peace through the Political Processes of the United Nations - Courtney B. Smith The Security Council and the Rule of Law: An Overview - Christine Gray The Fall of Saddam Hussein: Security Council Mandates and Preemptive Self-Defense - Ruth Wedgwood The Evolution of Security Council Innovations in Sanctions - Joanna Weschler UN Peacekeeping: An Overview - Syed Sikander Mehdi The UN's Role in Nation-Building: From the Congo to Iraq - James Dobbins, Seth G. Jones, Keith Crane, Andrew Rathmell, Brett Steele, Richard Teltschik and Anga Timilsina Managing Mistrust: An Analysis of Cooperation with UN Peacekeeping in Africa - Andrea Ruggeri, Theodora-Ismene Gizelis and Hans Dorussen United Nations Police Evolution, Present Capacity and Future Tasks - William J. Durch Peacekeeping Effects in South America: Common Experiences and Divergent Effects on Civil-Military Relations - Arturo Sotomayor Velazquez Not Just a Numbers Game: Increasing Women's Participation in UN Peacekeeping - Sahana Dharmapuri Strengthening the Rights of Women for a Stronger Africa - Zainab Hawa Bangura Protecting Children in Situations of Armed Conflict: Interview with Radhika Coomaraswamy - Radhika Coomaraswamy The UN at the Peacemaking-Peacebuilding Nexus - Kyle Beardsley Disarmament: Old Challenges, New Opportunities - Angela Kane Rethinking the NPT's Role in Security: 2010 and Beyond - Rebecca Johnson VOLUME SIX: RIGHTS, JUSTICE AND PROTECTION The UN's Human Rights Record: From San Francisco to Vienna and Beyond - Philip Alston The Question of Domestic Jurisdiction and the Evolution of United Nations Law of Human Rights - Abdulrahim P. Vijapur Advancing Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: The Way Forward - Mary Robinson An Overview of the Reform of the UN Human Rights Machinery - Francoise Hampson UN Treaty Bodies and the Human Rights Council - Nigel S. Rodley "To See Themselves as Others See Them": The Five Permanent Members of the Security Council and the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review - Rhona Smith Protection of Human Rights through the Mechanism of UN Special Rapporteurs - Surya P. Subedi Performance and Challenges of the UN Human Rights Council - Theodor Rathgeber Beijing, Backlash, and the Future of Women's Human Rights - Charlotte Bunch The United Nations, Counter Terrorism, and Human Rights: Institutional Adaption and Embedded Ideas - Rosemary Foot 'New Aid Modalities': An Opportunity or Threat to Principled Engagement on Human Rights? - Mac Darrow The UN as a Human Rights Violator? Some Reflections on the United Nations Changing Human Rights Responsibilities - Frederic Megret and Florian Hoffmann The Humanitarian Responsibilities of the United Nations Security Council: Ensuring the Security of the People - Juan Somavia Deputy Secretary-General's Press Conference on Rights Up Front - Jan Eliasson Intervention - Kofi Annan Humanitarian Intervention: Getting Past the Reefs - Shashi Tharoor and Sam Daws The Responsibility to Protect: An Idea Whose Time Has Come ... and Gone? - Gareth Evans The Responsibility to Protect: The First Decade - Edward C. Luck The Relationship Between the ICC and the UN Security Council - Louise Arbour International Justice and Diplomacy - Fatou Bensouda Transitional Justice in the Arab Countries: Opportunities and Challenges - Mona Rishmawi VOLUME SEVEN: POVERTY & DEVELOPMENT Millennium Development Goals: Milestones on a Long Road - Margaret Anstee International Norm Dynamics and the "End of Poverty": Understanding the Millennium Development Goals - Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and David Hulme Global Goals - The UN Experience - Richard Jolly Millennium Development Goal of Halving Poverty in Asia: Progress, Prospects and Priorities - Raghav Gaiha, Katsushi Imai and Mani Arul Nandhi UN Contributions to Development Thinking and Practice - Dharam Ghai The World Health Organization and Global Smallpox Eradication - S. Bhattacharya Seven Challenges in International Development Assistance for Health and Ways Forward - Devi Sridhar The Road Not Taken: International Aid's Choice of Copenhagen over Beijing - Rosalind Eyben Gender Justice: The World Bank's New Approach to the Poor? - Susanne Schech and Sanjugta Vas The Imposition of a Global Development Architecture: The Example of Microcredit - Heloise Weber Development Economics in the Wake of the Washington Consensus: From Smith to Smithereens? - Matthew M. Taylor Africa Does Not Need Aid, but the Opportunity for Fair Trade - Inwani Malweyi Life after Bali: Renewing the World Trade Negotiating Agenda - Suparna Karmakar Reimagining the Role of the Private Sector in Development - Homi Kharas Power Shift: Do We Need Better Global Economic Institutions? - Ngaire Woods International Humanitarian Crises: Two Decades before and Two Decades Beyond - Randolph Kent The Helmet and the Hoe: Linkages between United Nations Development Assistance and Conflict Management - Michele Griffin Extract from Reforming Development Cooperation at the United Nations: An Analysis of Policy Position and Actions of Key States on Reform Options - Silke Weinlich Development and the United Nations: Achievements and Challenges for the Future - Lorna Gold and Eileen Connolly Conflict & Poverty: A Vicious Cycle - Abiodun Williams A Matter of Justice: Securing Human Rights in the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda - Centre for Economic and Social Rights Gender - Is One Goal Enough? - Sylvia Chant Sexual and Reproductive Rights at the United Nations: Frustration or Fulfillment? - Alice M. Miller and Mindy J. Roseman The Politics of the Millennium Development Goals in Africa: Is Global Partnership Really Working? - Charles Mutasa "A New Global Partnership": Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development - Executive Summary - United Nations A Just and Sustainable World - Amina J. Mohammed VOLUME EIGHT: ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY Resolution XXIII: Problems of the Human Environment - General Assembly of the United Nations The Stockholm Conference: Where Science and Politics Meet - Maurice F. Strong Our Common Future Revisited - Gro Harlem Brundtland The Role of International Forums in the Advancement of Sustainable Development - Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger From Stockholm to New York, via Rio and Johannesburg: Has the Environment Lost Its Way on the Global Agenda? - Paolo Galizzi The United Nations and Global Energy Governance: Past Challenges, Future Choices - Sylvia I. Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen Implications for UNEP - Mark Halle, Adil Najam and Christopher Beaton The Green Economy Post Rio+20 - Edward B. Barbier The Durban Platform for Enhanced Action and the Future of the Climate Regime - Lavanya Rajamani Is a Global Agreement the Only Way to Tackle Climate Change? - Achim Steiner and David King Can Climate Change Negotiations Succeed? - Jon Hovi, Tora Skodvin and Stine Aakre Emerging Powers, North-South Relations and Global Climate Politics - Andrew Hurrell and Sandeep Sengupta The Rise of BASIC in UN Climate Change Negotiations - Xinran Qi The EU's Role in Climate Change Negotiations: From Leader to `Leadiator' - Karin Backstrand and Ole Elgstroem Managing Climate Change: The Africa Group in Multilateral Environmental Negotiations - Anesu Makina The Rio+20 Conference and International Law: Towards a Multi-Layered Multilateralism? - Fabiano de Andrade Correa International Environmental Governance Reform within the United Nations: Seeking More Sustainability Towards and Beyond Rio + 20 Earth Environment Summit - Sylvestre-Jose-Tidiane Manga Institutional Design and UNEP Reform: Historical Insights on Form, Function and Financing - Maria Ivanova How to Build Sustainable Development Goals: Integrating Human Development and Environmental Sustainability in a New Global Agenda - Claire Melamed and Paul Ladd Sustainable Development and Planetary Boundaries - Johan Rockstroem, Jeffrey Sachs, Marcus C. OEhman and Guido Schmidt-Traub The UN Environment Programme on Climate Change and International Security - United Nations Climate Justice: Challenge and Opportunity - Mary Robinson

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