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The No-Nonsense Guide to the United Nations (No-Nonsense Guides)

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In the first book to distill the entire history of the United Nations into one accessible volume, Maggie Black explains how this complex organization works and explores its successes, failings, and current limitations. The book includes the creation of the UN and its early history, how it is structured, and whether it is well constituted in its functions. Black also considers possibilities for reform to make it more democratic, effective, and fit for its purpose.

Maggie Black has written books for Oxford University Press, UNICEF, and Oxfam and articles for The Economist and BBC World Service. She has worked as a consultant for UNICEF and Anti-Slavery International.

Synopsis:

Conveys the complexity of the UN, assesses its record, and considers options for reform.

About the Author

Maggie Black has written numerous books including titles for OUP, UNICEF and OXFAM. She has worked as a consultant for a number of NGOs (UNICEF, Anti-Slavery International and WaterAid amonst others) and has written for the Guardian, Economist and BBC World Service.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781904456889
Author:
Black, Maggie
Publisher:
New Internationalist
Subject:
International
Subject:
International Relations - Diplomacy
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
United nations
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
International Relations
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
No-Nonsense Guides
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 BandW illustrations, charts, and grap
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7 x 4.3 x 0.5 in 6 oz

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