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Introduction

Manuel Fröhlich and Abiodun Williams

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter serves as a preface to the subsequent chapters. It discusses the existing literature and refers to the relevant theoretical frameworks. At the beginning, four points of contact between ... More


(Re-)Building the World: Local Agency and Human Security in the New Millennium

Trudy Fraser

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The ‘rebuilding’ of a society in the aftermath of conflict or mass violence often subsumes the dynamic requirements of human security into a technical task that belies or fails to fully comprehend ... More


UN Development Cooperation: The Roots of a Reform Agenda

Bruce Jenks

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Post 2015 Development Agenda is transformative in its ambition and implications. The agenda represents an enormous challenge for the future of UN development cooperation. This chapter explores ... More


Global Economic and Social Governance and the United Nations System

José Antonio Ocampo

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter differentiates three basic objectives of international economic and social cooperation: managing interdependence among nations, promoting common social norms and standards, and reducing ... More


De-colonizing the 2030 Development Agenda: Moving Towards a Universal Partnership for Sustainable Development

Alicia Bárcena

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Multilateral development objectives and targets need to be recognized as universal in nature—and, thus “de-colonized” in that they should not focus exclusively on developing countries. As an ... More


Global Public Goods and the United Nations

Inge Kaul and Donald Blondin

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses contemporary global challenges and the governance requirements posed by their public good nature. Solutions to these challenges largely remain mired in political stalemate or ... More


Global Anti-Corruption Norms

Anja P. Jakobi

in Common Goods and Evils?: The Formation of Global Crime Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674602
eISBN:
9780191752452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674602.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents global anti-corruption efforts. While the United States has influenced these global efforts in important ways, civil society was also important for their development. The ... More


Conclusion

Manuel Fröhlich and Abiodun Williams

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Conclusion returns to the guiding questions introduced in the Introduction, looking at the way in which the book’s chapters answered them. As such, it identifies recurring themes, experiences, ... More


The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Manuel Fröhlich and Abiodun Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The United Nations Secretary-General and the United Nations Security Council spend significant amounts of time on their relationship with each other. They rely on each other for such important ... More


How the FFPU Began

Lesley J. Pruitt

in Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290600
eISBN:
9780520964716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290600.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 2 shows how the FFPU emerged in UN peacekeeping through the work of several committed men and women working for the UN’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the Indian ... More


Global Governance and Development

José Antonio Ocampo (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the need for governments to continually cooperate structures has become irreversible. This book looks critically at global governance structures in the ... More


Historical Institutionalism and International Relations: Explaining Institutional Development in World Politics

Thomas Rixen, Lora Anne Viola, and Michael Zürn (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779629
eISBN:
9780191824678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779629.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The observation that the international institutional order has proven highly resilient in the face of exogenous shocks, while at the same time undergoing significant changes, has focused scholarly ... More


The God of the Internet

Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu

in Who Controls the Internet?: Illusions of a Borderless World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195152661
eISBN:
9780197561904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195152661.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

If you had met Jon Postel in 1998, you might have been surprised to learn that you were in the presence of one of the Internet’s greatest living ... More


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