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Title The Nature of United Nations bureaucracies / edited by David Pitt & Thomas G. Weiss
Published London : Routledge, 2019


Description 1 online resource
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Towards a Theory of International Organizations -- On the Anthropology of the United Nations System -- Power in the Un Superbureaucracy: A New Byzantium? -- Permanence and Innovation in International Organisations -- A Typology of United Nations Organisations -- Selected Case Studies -- UNCTAD, Controversy Over International Trade -- International Secretariat or Servant of the G77?: a Portrait of UNCTAD* -- Unctad and Its Shareholders: Dialogue for Betterment -- Unesco, A Secretariat Under Fire -- The 'Politicization' of Un Specialized Agencies: The UNESCO SYNDROME -- The UNESCO Secretariat 'Decolonised'? Geographical Distribution of the Staff, 1972-84 -- A Regional Perspective -- Experts of the United Nations in Third World Development: A View From Asia -- Conclusion -- The United Nations: Unhappy Family
Summary This book concentrates on the bureaucratic aspects of the United Nation. It is intended to be educational, and indeed young people are intended to be a special audience. The book attempts to identify explanations for stability and initiative within international secretariats
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes David Pitt, Thomas G. Weiss
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 3, 2019)
Subject United Nations -- Officials and employees.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development -- Officials and employees
Unesco -- Officials and employees
SUBJECT Unesco fast
United Nations fast
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development fast
Subject POLITICAL SCIENCE -- General.
Form Electronic book
Author Weiss, Thomas G. (Thomas George), 1946- editor.
Pitt, David C., editor.
ISBN 9780429313028