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The UN role in promoting democracy [electronic resource] : between ideals and reality / edited by Edward Newman and Roland Rich.

Publication:
New York ; Tokyo : United Nations University Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (369 p.)
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Subjects:
Democratization -- Case studies.
United Nations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book considers and questions the modalities, effectiveness and controversies of the UN's work in promoting and assisting democracy.
Contents:
Preliminaries; Contents; List of tables and figures; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction Approaching democratization policy; 2 The promotion of democracy International law and norms; 3 Crafting Security Council mandates; 4 Building democracy through benevolent autocracy Consultation and accountability in UN transitional administrations; 5 Elections in post conflict societies; 6 Democratization with the benefit of hindsight The changing international components; 7 The UN's electoral assistance Challenges accomplishments prospects; 8 UN democracy promotion Comparative advantages and constraints
9 UNDP experience in long term democracy assistance10 Decolonization and democratization The United Nations and Namibia's transition to democracy; 11 The UN's modest impact on Cambodia's democracy; 12 Kosovo A permanent international protectorate; 13 Delivering feudal democracy in East Timor; 14 The United Nations and democratization in Afghanistan; Contributors; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Newman, Edward, 1970-
Rich, Roland.
ISBN:
1-280-91569-2
9786610915699
92-808-7066-1
OCLC:
171584526