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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
creating norms for a complex world

  • ISBN: 9780415491143
  • Editorial: Routledge
  • Lugar de la edición: London. Reino Unido
  • Colección: Global Institutions
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 22 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 192
  • Idiomas: Inglés

Papel: Rústica
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This book traces the history of UNESCO from its foundational idealism to its current stature as the preeminent international organization for science, education, and culture, building a well rounded understanding of this important organization. The key features of the book include: provides an overview of the organization and its institutional architecture in the context of its humanistic idealism; details the subsequent challenges UNESCO faced through cold war and power politics, global dependence and interdependence, and the rise of identity and culture in global politics; analyses the functioning of UNESCO administration, finance, and its various constituencies including the secretariat, member-states, and civil society; explores the major controversies and issues underlying the initiatives in education, sciences, culture and communication; examines the current agenda and future challenges through three major issues in UNESCO: Education or All, digital divide issues, and norms on cultural diversity; and assesses the role of UNESCO in making norms in complex world of multiple actors and intersecting issue-areas. Reflecting on UNESCO's vision, its everyday practices, and future challenges; this work is an essential resource for students and scholars of international relations and international organizations.


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