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The United Nations, Peace and Security: From Collective Security to the Responsibility to Protect
Ending humanitarian atrocities has become as important for the United Nations as preventing interstate war. This book examines the transformation of UN operations, analysing its changing role andExpand
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Will China Change the Rules of Global Order?
The multilateral order cannot hold if the power and influence embedded in international institutions is significantly misaligned with the real distribution of power. As power and influence seep outExpand
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R2P after Libya and Syria: Engaging Emerging Powers
The use of force� /no matter how benevolent, enlightened, or impartial in intent� /has dramatic consequences. It shapes the struggle for power and helps to determine the outcome of politicalExpand
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Global Governance and the UN: An Unfinished Journey
List of Boxes, Tables, and Figures Series Editors' Foreword Louis Emmerij, Richard Jolly, and Thomas G. Weiss Foreword John Gerard Ruggie Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction: The ProblematiqueExpand
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Human Rights: Amnesty International and the United Nations
  • R. Thakur
  • Engineering, Political Science
  • 1 May 1994
The units of analysis of this comparative article are Amnesty International (AI) and the United Nations (UN). The purpose of comparison is to analyse the complementarity of IGOs and NGOs in theExpand
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The Oxford handbook of modern diplomacy
PART I: SETTING THE SCENE PART II: THE MAIN ACTORS PART III: MODES OF PRACTICE PART IV: TOOLS AND INSTRUMENTS PART V: ISSUE AREAS PART VI: CASE STUDIES
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Making States Work: State Failure and the Crisis of Governance (Introduction & Conclusion)
This publication is the result of a joint interdisciplinary project of the International Peace Academy and the United Nations University. It focuses on situations when state structures begin to breakExpand
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Unintended Consequences of Peacekeeping Operations
Peacekeeping operations have unintended consequences —a fact long ignored by both practitioners and researchers. The deployment of a large number of soldiers, police officers, and civilian personnelExpand
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How representative are brics?
The five countries known as brics, while not homogeneous in interests, values, and policy preferences, do have a common interest in checking US/Western power and influence through collaboration withExpand
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The United Nations, peace and security
Preventing humanitarian atrocities is becoming as important for the United Nations as dealing with interstate war. In this book, Ramesh Thakur examines the transformation in UN operations, analysingExpand
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