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  1. Development without Destruction
    Since 1945, the UN has been actively engaged in conceptualizing strategies for both economic development and a sustainable environment. From a broad historical perspective, Development without Destruction sketches the role played... Learn More
    Published: 14th July 2010
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  2. Global Governance and the UN
    In the 21st century, the world is faced with threats of global scale that cannot be confronted without collective action. Although global government as such does not exist, formal and informal institutions, practices, and initiatives—together... Learn More
    Published: 23rd April 2010
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  3. UN Ideas That Changed the World
    Ideas and concepts have been a driving force in human progress, and they may be the most important legacy of the United Nations. UN ideas have set past, present, and future international agendas in many global economic and social... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2009
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  4. The UN and Development
    The UN and Development provides the first comprehensive overview of the development policies and activities of the United Nations system from the late 1940s to the present. With an explicit focus on the history of the ideas that... Learn More
    Published: 6th July 2009
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  5. The UN and Transnational Corporations
    Are transnational corporations (TNCs) and foreign direct investment beneficial or harmful to societies around the world? Since the birth of the United Nations more than 60 years ago, these questions have been major issues of interest... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2008
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  6. Preventive Diplomacy at the UN
    The concept of preventive diplomacy has captivated the United Nations since it was first articulated by Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld a half-century ago. Successive generations of diplomats and statesmen have invested in... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2008
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  7. Human Rights at the UN
    Human rights activists Roger Normand and Sarah Zaidi provide a broad political history of the emergence and development of the human rights movement in the 20th century through the crucible of the United Nations, focusing on the... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2008
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  8. Human Security and the UN
    How did the individual human being become the focus of the contemporary discourse on security? What was the role of the United Nations in "securing" the individual? What are the payoffs and costs of this extension of the concept?... Learn More
    Published: 13th February 2006
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  9. Women, Development, and the UN
    Devaki Jain opens the doors of the United Nations and shows how it has changed the female half of the world—and vice versa. Women, Development, and the UN is a book that every global citizen, government leader, journalist, academic,... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2005
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  10. UN Voices
    The authors have cajoled, intrigued, or reassured their 73 ‘voices’ into telling a fascinating story of the UN and its institutions, which is also a story of 73 individual lives, of women and men... with their own complicated... Learn More
    Published: 17th June 2005
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  11. The UN and Global Political Economy
    Against the backdrop of a 20-year revolt against free trade orthodoxy by economists inside the UN and their impact on policy discussions since the 1960s, the authors show how the UN both nurtured and inhibited creative and novel... Learn More
    Published: 9th July 2004
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  12. UN Contributions to Development Thinking and Practice
    UN Contributions to Development Thinking and Practice is at once a history of the ideas and realities of international development, from the classical economists to the recent emphasis on human rights, and a history of the UN’s... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2004
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  13. Quantifying the World
    Good data, Michael Ward argues, serve to enhance a perception about life as well as to deepen an understanding of reality. This history of the UN’s role in fostering international statistics in the postwar period demonstrates... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 2004
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  14. Unity and Diversity in Development Ideas
    This second volume from the United Nations Intellectual History Project surveys the history of the UN’s regional commissions and the ideas they have developed over the last 40 years. Each essay is devoted to one of the five... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2004
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  15. Ahead of the Curve?
    Ideas and concepts are arguably the most important legacy of the United Nations. Ahead of the Curve? analyzes the evolution of key ideas and concepts about international economic and social development born or nurtured, refined... Learn More
    Published: 22nd July 2001
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  16. Ahead of the Curve?
    Ideas and concepts are arguably the most important legacy of the United Nations. Ahead of the Curve? analyzes the evolution of key ideas and concepts about international economic and social development born or nurtured, refined... Learn More
    Published: 22nd July 2001
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