ISBN-10:
0300203659
ISBN-13:
9780300203653
Pub. Date:
01/13/2015
Publisher:
Yale University Press
An Insider's Guide to the UN: Third Edition / Edition 3

An Insider's Guide to the UN: Third Edition / Edition 3

by Linda Fasulo
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Overview

In this third edition, prominent news correspondent Linda Fasulo updates and revises her lively, comprehensive, and authoritative guide to the United Nations, including candid insights from US and UN diplomats and officials as well as experts. Fasulo’s popular book carefully describes the UN system while covering issues as diverse as terrorism, peacekeeping, climate change, R2P (responsibility to protect), and sustainable development. 
 
“Linda Fasulo’s book will become 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
 
“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
 
“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
 
“Fasulo brings to the fore the issues and controversies that surround today’s United Nations.”—Ambassador Joseph H. Melrose, Jr., National Model United Nations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300203653
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 01/13/2015
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 178,490
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Linda Fasulo is a longtime independent reporter for NPR (National Public Radio) and is based at the United Nations. She has worked as UN correspondent for NBC News, MSNBC, and U.S. News & World Report.

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