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  1. Wartime Origins and the Future United Nations

    Edited by Dan Plesch, Thomas G. Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    The creation of the UN system during World War II is a largely unknown or forgotten story among contemporary decision makers, international relations specialists, and policy analysts. This book aims to recover the wartime history of the United Nations and explore how the forgotten past can shed...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Post-2015 UN Development

    Making Change Happen?

    Edited by Stephen Browne, Thomas G Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    In 2000, at the United Nations Millennium Summit, world leaders agreed to the Millennium Declaration. The Declaration included development targets to be reached by 2015, which were to become known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Progress has been made towards the achievement of the MDGs...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The International Politics of Human Rights

    Rallying to the R2P Cause?

    Edited by Monica Serrano, Thomas G. Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    The responsibility to protect (R2P) is at a crossroads, the latest in a journey that is only ten years old. This book present debates on the prevention of mass atrocities to R2P’s normative prospects. The book addresses key questions as a way to inform and drive on-going conversations about R2P....

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Organization and Global Governance

    Edited by Thomas G. Weiss, Rorden Wilkinson

    Featuring a diverse and impressive array of authors, this volume is the most comprehensive textbook available for all interested in international organization and global governance. Organized around a concern with how the world is and could be governed, the book offers: in-depth and accessible...

    Published September 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Responsibility to Protect

    Cultural Perspectives in the Global South

    Edited by Rama Mani, Thomas G. Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    This volume explores in a novel and challenging way the emerging norm of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P), initially adopted by the United Nations World Summit in 2005 following significant debate throughout the preceding decade. This work seeks to uncover whether this norm and its founding...

    Published September 8th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Thinking about Global Governance

    Why People and Ideas Matter

    By Thomas G. Weiss

    One of the more prolific and influential analysts of multilateral approaches to global problem-solving over the last three decades is Thomas G. Weiss. Thinking about Global Governance, Why People and Ideas Matter, assembles key scholarly and policy writing. This collection organizes his most...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Humanitarianism Contested

    Where Angels Fear to Tread

    By Michael Barnett, Thomas G. Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    This book provides a succinct but sophisticated understanding of humanitarianism and insight into the on-going dilemmas and tensions that have accompanied it since its origins in the early nineteenth century. Combining theoretical and historical exposition with a broad range of contemporary case...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Internal Displacement

    Conceptualization and its Consequences

    By Thomas G. Weiss, David A. Korn

    Series: Global Institutions

    This new volume traces the normative, legal, institutional, and political responses to the challenges of assisting and protecting internally displaced persons (IDPs). The crisis of IDPs was first confronted in the 1980s, and the problems of those suffering from this type of forced migration has...

    Published June 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Wars on Terrorism and Iraq

    Human Rights, Unilateralism and US Foreign Policy

    Edited by Margaret Crahan, John Goering, Thomas G. Weiss

    'If I had the power to do so, I would make this book compulsory reading for all who exercise political power in our world today! Instead, I will keep my fingers crossed that it will be read by as many members of Congress and of the current US administration as possible, and by a wide cross-section...

    Published March 11th 2004 by Routledge

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