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International Organizations : Politics, Law, Practice - Ian Hurd

International Organizations

Politics, Law, Practice

By: Ian Hurd

Paperback Published: 21st September 2017
ISBN: 9781316634455
Number Of Pages: 310

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Now in its third edition, this leading undergraduate textbook has been revised and updated throughout to take account of recent developments in world politics. Concise and engagingly written, the book is core reading for courses on international organizations, international law and politics, and global governance. Unlike other textbooks in the field, it takes readers behind the scenes of the world's most important international institutions to explore their legal authority and the political controversies that they generate. It presents chapter-length case studies of the world's leading international organizations, with attention to the legal, political, and practical aspects. The new edition adds depth to the discussion of international relations theory and features new case material on Brexit, the Argentine sovereign debt, the Syrian war, the cholera epidemic in Haiti, and more.

Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction to international organizations; 2. Theory, methods, and international organizations; 3. The World Trade Organization; 4. The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank; 5. The United Nations I: law and administration; 6. The United Nations II: international peace and security; 7. The International Labor Organization; 8. The International Court of Justice; 9. The International Criminal Court; 10. The European Union and regional organizations; 11. Conclusion; Index.

ISBN: 9781316634455
ISBN-10: 1316634450
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: 21st September 2017
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.07 x 17.93  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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