United Nations & UN agencies

    UN Peacekeeping Operations and the Protection of Civilians

    By Conor Foley

    Currently unavailable

    Hardback £82.74

    This book explores the relationship between the development of UN peacekeeping and the protection of civilians under international law. While the UN acknowledges the relevance of international humanitarian law to its missions, this book argues that international human rights law regulations usually provide more appropriate guidance.

    The New United Nations: International Organization in the Twenty-First Century

    By Jerry Pubantz

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback Save £0.87 = £36.12

    With a fresh look at challenges to the UN in Syria, Iran, Russia, and elsewhere, the second edition of this successful text highlights new international trends toward global governance, holistic democracy and human development, and progress on peacebuilding and counterterrorism. A comprehensive guide to the world body's institutions, procedures, policies,...

    Someone to Watch Over Me - A Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt a

    By Eric Burns

    Currently unavailable

    Hardback Save £5.94 = £15.06

    The United Nations in International History

    By Amy L. Sayward

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback £21.20

    "Examines how the United Nations has developed as an international arena for diplomacy"--

    United Nations Security Council in the Age of Human Rights

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback £23.58

    This book is the first comprehensive look at the human rights dimensions of the work of the only body within the United Nations system capable of compelling action by its member states. It provides a broad perspective that describes, explains and evaluates the contribution of the Security Council to the...

    United Nations: A Very Short Introduction

    By Jussi M. Hanhimdki

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    A clear, compact, and accessible introduction to the United Nations. In this fully updated edition, Hanhimaki examines the UN's history and future prospects. The book evaluates the UN's successes and failures, aiming to debunk some of the persistent myths that swirl around what is ultimately an indispensable global organization.

    Fog of Peace

    By Jean-Marie Guehenno

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback Save £3.03 = £18.92

    A first-hand reckoning by Jean-Marie Guehenno, the man who led UN peacekeeping efforts for eight years and has been at the centre of all the major crises since the beginning of the 21st century.

    The Europe Dilemma: Britain and the Drama of EU Integration

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback £13.40

    Suitable for those interested in the future of British and European politics, this title answers such questions as: Where should Britain stand? What future should Britain want for the EU? And, how important is continued membership of the EU for Britain's future?

    Legions of Peace

    By Philip Cunliffe

    Currently unavailable

    Hardback Save £8.79 = £36.21

    Critically examines the global power relations that underpin the unprecedented deployments of UN peacekeepers from poor and developing countries since the start of the 20thc.

    Unequal Actors in Equalising Institutions: Negotiations in the United Nations General Assembly

    By Diana Panke

    Currently unavailable

    Hardback Save £3.29 = £54.21

    This book explores the interplay between formal rules and real world differences, questioning to what extent size-related capacities between states matters for the dynamics and outcomes of negotiations taking place in the United Nations General Assembly, an institution that strongly reflects the one-state, one-vote principle.

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7