9780300141979

An Insider's Guide to the UN; Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780300141979

  • ISBN10:

    0300141971

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 6/9/2009
  • Publisher: Yale University Press

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Summary

This completely revised edition of Linda Fasulo's popular guide to the United Nations surveys the world body's programs and activities, and covers key issues including human rights, climate change, counterterrorism, nuclear proliferation, peacekeeping, and UN reform. It also offers guidelines for setting up a Model UN. "No one knows the big picture and inner workings of the UN better than Linda Fasulo. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in international affairs."Tom Brokaw, NBC News "With fine journalistic clarity, the author leads readers through the complex organizational structure of the United Nations, shedding light on its mission, evolution, and controversies."Christine C. Menefee,School Library Journal "The indispensable source on the United Nations for everyone from students to diplomats. I keep it handy on my desk."Joseph S. Nye, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Author Biography

Linda Fasulo is a longtime independent correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR) and NBC News.

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