Ahead of the Curve?: UN Ideas and Global Challenges (United Nations Intellectual History Project Series)

4 durchschnittliche Bewertung
( 1 Bewertungen bei Goodreads )
 
9780253214676: Ahead of the Curve?: UN Ideas and Global Challenges (United Nations Intellectual History Project Series)
Alle Exemplare der Ausgabe mit dieser ISBN anzeigen:
 
 

Book by Emmerij Louis Jolly Richard Weiss Thomas G

Die Inhaltsangabe kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Críticas:

"This groundbreaking book is the first volume of a projected series by the United Nations Intellectual History Project of which the coauthors, affiliated with the CUNY Graduate Center, are codirectors. Although many institutional histories of the UN have been written, this pioneering work fills a gap in scholarship by focusing on the UN as a crucible in the world of ideas in the economic and social realms. Oftentimes eclipsed by global political events, many of these ideas have not only raised global consciousness and permeated international public policy discourse but have also inspired and precipitated important international initiatives. The book's nine chapters trace the evolution of these ideas chronologically and thematically, highlighting the UN's role as an epicenter of global discussions of such critical transnational issues as sustainable development, structural adjustment, women's rights, population growth, the environment, and global governance. Carefully researched and well documented, this dissection of the UN's contributions and failures in the areas of international economic and social development is an important addition to the literature. A must purchase for academic libraries with major UN and/or international development collections. Upper-division undergraduates and above." -D. Ettinger, George Washington University, Choice, May 2002

Reseña del editor:

Ideas and concepts are arguably the most important legacy of the United Nations. Ahead of the Curve? analyzes the evolution of key ideas and concepts about international economic and social development born or nurtured, refined or applied under UN auspices since 1945. The authors evaluate the policy ideas coming from UN organizations and scholars in relation to such critical issues as decolonization, sustainable development, structural adjustment, basic needs, human rights, women, world employment, the transition of the Eastern bloc, the role of nongovernmental organizations, and global governance. The authors find that, in many instances, UN ideas about how to tackle problems of global import were sound and far-sighted, although they often fell on the deaf ears of powerful member states until it was apparent that a different approach was needed. The authors also identify important areas where the UN has not stood constructively at the fore.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Beste Suchergebnisse bei AbeBooks

1.

Emmerij, Louis, Jolly, Richard, Weiss, T
Verlag: Indiana University Press (2001)
ISBN 10: 025321467X ISBN 13: 9780253214676
Neu Paperback Anzahl: 2
Anbieter
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Indiana University Press, 2001. Paperback. Zustand: New. Never used!. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers P11025321467X

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Verkäufer kontaktieren

Neu kaufen
EUR 45,40
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 1,60
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

2.

Emmerij, Louis; Jolly, Richard; Weiss, Thomas G.
Verlag: Indiana University Press
ISBN 10: 025321467X ISBN 13: 9780253214676
Neu PAPERBACK Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Indiana University Press. PAPERBACK. Zustand: New. 025321467X New Condition. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers NEW7.1810370

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Verkäufer kontaktieren

Neu kaufen
EUR 49,78
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 4,02
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

3.

Louis Emmerij, Richard Jolly, Thomas G. Weiss
Verlag: Indiana University Press (2001)
ISBN 10: 025321467X ISBN 13: 9780253214676
Neu Paperback Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Indiana University Press, 2001. Paperback. Zustand: New. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers DADAX025321467X

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Verkäufer kontaktieren

Neu kaufen
EUR 66,85
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 4,02
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer