UN Security Council
Practice and Promise, 2nd Edition
Routledge – 2014 – 208 pages
Series: Global Institutions
Written by best-selling author Edward C. Luck, this new text is broad and engaging enough for undergraduates, sophisticated enough for graduates and lively enough for a wider audience interested in the key institutions of international public policy.
Looking at the antecedents of the UN Security Council, as well as the current issues and future challenges that it faces, this new book includes:
Section 1: Context 1. Grading the Great Experiment 2. The Founding Vision 3. Defining the Council through Charter and Practice Section 2: Tools 4. Peace Operations 5. Military Enforcement 6. Economic Sanctions, Arms Embargoes, and Diplomatic Instruments 7. Enlisting and Empowering Partners Section 3: Challenges 8. The Humanitarian Imperative 9. Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction 10. Reform, Adaptation, and Evolution 11. Conclusion: Reflection and Projection