Abstract: This text provides a pioneering and comprehensive analysis of over one hundred international organizations. After introducing the broad historical and contextual settings, the book covers the full range of international organizations including those that are often overlooked or get minimal inclusion elsewhere. Each organization is analysed in a stand-alone section that consider its origins, basic mandates and evolution, the governance structure and the associated key players, current activities and future challenges. The descriptions also reflect each organization's broader relationships with other international bodies. Some of the organizations covered include: The United Nations plus its system of semi-autonomous and Specialized Agencies The European Union and other regional organizations The development banks, international financial institutions and other international economic organizations The international scientific, transport, communications and agricultural organizations.
Titolo e contributi: International organizations : a companion / Michael Davies, Richard Woodward.
Pubblicazione: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar 
Descrizione fisica: xviii, 680 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Lingua: Inglese (lingua del testo, colonna sonora, ecc.)
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