The United Nations and Changing World Politics

TitleThe United Nations and Changing World Politics
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsWeiss, Thomas G., David P. Forsythe, Roger A. Coate, and Kelly–Kate Pease
Edition8
Number of Pages448
PublisherWestview
CityBoulder, CO
Abstract

Built around three critical themes in international relations—peace and security, human rights and humanitarian affairs, and sustainable human development—the eighth edition of The United Nations and Changing World Politics guides students through the seven turbulent decades of UN politics. This revised edition incorporates recent developments on the international stage, including new peace operations in Mali and the Central African Republic; ongoing UN efforts to manage the crises in Libya, Syria, and Iraq; the Iran Nuclear Deal; and the new Sustainable Development Goals. The authors discuss how international law frames the controversies at the UN and guides how the UN responds to violence and insecurity, gross violations of human rights, poverty, underdevelopment, and environmental degradation. 

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