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An Insider's Guide to the U.N.: Book by Linda Fasulo

An Insider's Guide to the U.N.

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ISBN: 9780300203653    Publisher: Yale University Press Year of publishing: 2015     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 288        Language: English
Termed "the indispensable source on the United Nations" by Joseph S. Nye of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, this book is now fully revised and updated to include new material on fragile states,...Read more
Termed "the indispensable source on the United Nations" by Joseph S. Nye of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, this book is now fully revised and updated to include new material on fragile states, R2P (responsibility to protect), recent Security Council issues such as the revolts in Libya and Syria, and a greatly expanded section on understanding and participating in a Model UN. "This easily readable overview of the main activities of the United Nations system provides the reader with an appreciation of its complexity and of its many programs and agencies."-James S. Sutterlin, author of The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Security; Distinguished Fellow in UN Studies, Yale University "With highly readable and journalistic clarity, the author leads readers through the complex organizational structure of the United Nations. Her concise and entertaining narrative sheds light on its mission, evolution, and controversies."-Jackie Gropman and Susan Woodcock, School Library Journal
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About the author: Linda Fasulo
Linda Fasulo has covered the United Nations for National Public Radio for many years, and has also been the UN correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC.

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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 -- Tom Brokaw "A sprightly,...Read more
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 -- Tom Brokaw "A sprightly, authoritative tour of the UN's complex institutions, operations, history, personalities and most important issues. My students find it superbly equips them with a solid understanding of the UN."-John Hubbel Weiss, Cornell University -- John Hubbel Weiss
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