Description - The United States and Human Security by Edward Newman
This volume highlights and analyzes the changing peace and security challenges faced by the United Nations in an evolving international environment that is no longer solely characterized by states and inter-state security. The authors, who comprise both scholars and UN practitioners, cover a wide range of pressing issues including refugees, international tribunals, the promotion of democracy, ethics, regional organizations, humanitarian intervention, conflict prevention and peacekeeping that form a cutting edge and controversial security agenda.
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Author Biography - Edward Newman
EDWARD NEWMAN is an Academic Associate in the Peace and Governance Programme of the United Nations University. He is author of The UN Secretary-General from the Cold War to the New Era: a Global Peace and Security Mandate? and is co-editor of The Changing Nature of Democracy and New Millennium, New Perspectives: the United Nations, Security and Governance - OLIVER RICHMOND is Lecturer in the Department of International Relations at the University of St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland. He is the author of Mediating in Cyprus and The Work of the UN in Cyprus and has published several articles on ethnic conflict, security, the UN, the Cyprus problem, and approaches to making peace.