The United Nations and Other International Institutions (häftad)
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The United Nations and Other International Institutions (häftad)

The United Nations and Other International Institutions

A Critical Analysis

Häftad Engelska, 2001-01-01
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This work is a critical study of the United Nations and other international and intergovernmental organizations such as International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization, Trilateral Commission, Group of Seven, OPEC, and the Organization of American States. The author presents these international organizations in action. The book goes beyond the description and history of organizations to critically analyze the role of governments, especially the United States, in the functioning of international organizations. The impact of the hegemonic Washington is examined throughout the text. The author used the casebook method to put intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) in a broad context. Special attention is given to the issues of terrorism, both state terrorism and individual terrorism. This readable book is free of economic and legal jargon and will be a valuable resource to students of international politics and American foreign policy, as well as to the lay reader.
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Fler böcker av Frederick H Gareau

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Frederick Gareau spent forty years teaching at the university level, most recently as professor of international relations at Florida State University.


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 A History of Intergovernmental Institutions Chapter 3 The Founding of the United Nations, Its Basic Elements, and Those of Intergovernmental Institutions Chapter 4 The Italian School, U.S. Hegemony, GATT, the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund, the Trilateral Commission, and the Group of Seven Chapter 5 The Corporation, the Multinational Corporation, the Seven Sisters, and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Chapter 6 The Cold War and Intergovernmental Institutions Chapter 7 The North/South Struggle and Intergovernmental Organizations Chapter 8 International Institutions at Work: Regionalism in Latin America Chapter 9 International Institutions at Work in Africa Chapter 10 Intergovernmental Institutions at Work in the Middle East: The Arab/Israeli Problem, Conflict Resolution, and Two Persian Gulf Wars Chapter 11 Human Rights, Terrorism, the United States, and the United Nations Chapter 12 The Political Economy of Poverty, Inequality, Development, and the United Nations System Chapter 13 The Political Economy of the Environment and the United Nations Chapter 14 Intergovernmental Organizations at Work in Europe and Asia, Current Trends, and the Future