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Author Hanhimäki, Jussi M., 1965- author.

Title The United Nations : a very short introduction / Jussi M. Hanhimäki.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
Edition Second edition.
Physical description 172 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Series A very short introduction ; 99.
Very short introductions ; 99.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-162) and index.
Contents 1 Best hope of mankind? A brief history of the UN 8 -- 2 An impossible hybrid: the structure of the United Nations 26 -- 3 Facing wars, confronting threats: the UN Security Council in action 50 -- 4 Peacekeeping to peacebuilding 71 -- 5 Economic development to human development 91 -- 6 Rights and responsibilities: human rights to human security 111 -- 7 Reform and challenges: the future of the United Nations 135.
Subject United Nations.
ISBN 9780190222703 (paperback)
0190222700 (paperback)