Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-19 - Publisher: Manchester University Press
The United Nations Democracy Agenda is a critical, conceptual-historical analysis of democracy at the United Nations, detailed in four ‘visions’ of democracy: civilization, elections, governance and developmental democracy. "I know it when I see it" were the famous words of US Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart on defining obscenity. It
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-06 - Publisher: Springer
This book traces the trajectory and different meanings of the concept of peacebuilding in the United Nations since the early 1990s. It analyses how that concept gained life in a particular context and the implications of this process for the Organisation’s support to societies affected by armed conflict in general
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-01 - Publisher: BRILL
The Impact of International Organizations on International Law by Jose Alvarez addresses how international organizations, particularly those within the UN system, have changed the forms, contents, and effects of international law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-07 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Explores democracy's remarkable rise from obscurity to centre stage in contemporary international relations, from the rogue democratic state of 18th Century France to Western pressures for countries throughout the world to democratise.