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Selected information resources on the topic of today's event:

2020.02.20 The Evolution of Multilateralism: Perspectives from the Global South

 

Globalizing Social Rights : The International Labour Organization, 1940-70

Kott, Sandrine ;Droux, Joëlle ;Droux, Joelle ;Geneva: International Labour Office , 2012 

Available Online

 

The ILO @ 100 : addressing the past and future of work and social protection

Gironde, Christophe.; Carbonnier, Gilles. ;Leiden ; Boston : Brill/Nijhoff , 2019. 

Available Online

 

Globalizing social rights : the international labour organization and beyond

Kott, Sandrine.; Droux, Joëlle. ;Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2013. 

Available Online

 

No One's World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn

Kupchan, Charles A. ;Oxford University Press , 2012 

Available Online

 

Asia's rise in the 21st century

MacDonald, Scott B. ; ; Lemco, Jonathan. ;Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger , 2011. 

Available Online

 

From rivalry to partnership? : new approaches to the challenges of Africa

Chafer, Tony.; Cumming, Gordon D. ;Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate , 2011. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (960:327 F931 )

 

Development perspectives from the South : troubling the metrics of [under-]development in Africa

Mawere, Munyaradzi. ;Bamenda, Cameroon : Langaa RPCIG , 2016. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (330.34(6) D4887 )

 

Middle power internationalism the North-South dimension

Pratt, Cranford. ;Kingston Ont. : McGill-Queen's University Press , c1990. 

Available Online

 

The south in world politics

Alden, Chris. ; ; Morphet, Sally.; Vieira, Marco Antonio. ;Basingstoke, England ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2010. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (330.341 A358 )

 

The world economy through the lens of the United Nations

Ocampo, José Antonio.; Chowdhury, Anis.; Alarcón, Diana. ;Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press , 2018. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (341.277 W927 ) and other locations

 

La longue marche de l'Afrique vers l'intégration, le développement et la modernité politique

Ghadhi, Ahmed Mohamed. ;Paris : Harmattan , 2009. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (330.34(6) G411 )

 

L'Union africaine et la promotion de la paix, de la sécurité et de la stabilité en Afrique : contribution à l'étude d'une fonction d'une Organisation internationale

Ntwari, Guy-Fleury. ;Thesis(doctoral)--l'Université Jean Moulin Lyon III, 2014.  2017. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (341.25(6) N961 ) and other locations

 

The upside of down : why the rise of the rest is good for the West

Kenny, Charles J. ;New York : Basic Books , 2013. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (330.1(73) K365 )

 

The rise of "the rest" : challenges to the West from late-industrializing economies

Amsden, Alice H. ;New York, NY : Oxford University Press , 2001 

Available at UN Library at Geneva Stacks (338.9 A528)

Available Online

 

North-South trade, employment and inequality : changing fortunes in a skill-driven world

Wood, Adrian. ; ; University of Sussex. Institute of Development Studies. ;Oxford, England : Clarendon Press , 1994. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (382 W873 )

 

Le organizzazioni internazionali dei paesi in via di sviluppo

Pennetta, Piero. ;Bari, Italy : Cacucci Editore , 1998- 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (341.271 P413 )

 

Networks of influence? developing countries in a networked global order

Martinez-Diaz, Leonardo, 1976-; Woods, Ngaire. ;Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press , 2009. 

Available Online

 

Bounded rationality and economic diplomacy : the politics of investment treaties in developing countries

Poulsen, Lauge N. Skovgaard. ;Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press , 2015. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (332.25 P875 )

 

Diplomacy and developing nations : post-Cold War foreign policy-making structures and processes

Robertson, Justin, 1972-; East, Maurice A. ;London ; New York : Routledge , 2005. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (327 D5958 )

 

Razvivaiushchiesia strany : teoriia i praktika mnogostoronnei ekonomicheskoi diplomatii

Obminskii, Ernest Evgen'evich. ;Moskva : Mezhdunarodnye otnosheniia , 1986. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (330.34 O128r )

 

Third-World diplomats in dialogue with the First World : the new diplomacy

Moore, Robert J. ; ; International Development Research Centre (Canada) ;London : Macmillan in association with International Development Research Centre , 1985. 

Available UN Library at Geneva Stacks (327 M823)

 

Developing countries in the Group of 77 : a journey in multilateral diplomacy, 1964 to 2004

Behnam, Awni. ;2005. 

Towards world constitutionalism. Leiden, Netherlands : M. Nijhoff Publishers, 2005 : 355-380

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Legal and Political - Not for loan (341 T737 )

 

Europe, diplomacy, and development : new issues in EU relations with developing countriesC

osgrove-Sacks, Carol, 1943-; Santos, Carla.; Collège d'Europe (Bruges, Belgium) ;Basingstoke, England ; New York : Palgrave in association with College of Europe , 2001. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (330.341(4) E893 )

 

The challenge to the South : the report of the South Commission.

South Commission. ;Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press , 1990. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva UNCTAD Collection (stacks) (DEV(90/I) P.0068 ) and other locations

Available Online

 

Desafío para el Sur

South Commission. ;México, D.F. : Fondo de Cultura Económica , 1991. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (330.341 S7265bs ) and other locations

Available Online

 

Third world cooperation : the Group of 77 in UNCTAD

Williams, Marc. ;London : Pinter Publishers New York : St. Martins Press , 1991. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (330.341 W725 ) and other locations

 

Building partnerships for good governance : the spirit and the reality of South-South cooperation

NU. División de Economía y Administración Pública ;New York, NY : United Nations , 2000 

Available at UN Library at Geneva UN Stacks (00.II.H.4)

 

 

Achieving the internationally agreeed development goals : dialogues at the Economic and Social Council

UN. Department of Economic and Social Affairs; UN. Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination ;New York : UN-DESA, Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination , 2005 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (05.II.A.13 ) and other locations

 

The search for policy autonomy in the South : universalism, social learning and the role of regionalism

Girvan, Norman; UN Research Institute for Social Development ;Geneva : UN Research Institute for Social Development , Oct. 2005 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(05)/O8/No.9 ) and other locations

Available Online

 

Les évolutions du régionalisme africain : le fonctionnement des communautés économiques régionales

Tchaméni, Augustin. ;Paris : L'Harmattan , 2013. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (330.344(6) T249 )

 

The Least Developed Countries Report, 2011 The Potential Role of South-South Cooperation for Inclusive and Sustainable Development.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development / UNCTAD ;New York ; Geneva : United Nations , 2011 

Available Online

 

Basculement économique et géopolitique du monde : poids et diversité des pays émergents

Matmati, Mohammed. ;Paris : L'Harmattan , 2013. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (330.34 B298 )

 

The South shaping the global future : six decades of the South-North development struggle in the UN

Gosovic, Branislav. ; ; UNCTAD. ;Basel, Switzerland : Transcend University Press ; Oslo : Kolofon , 2014. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Corner B127 (341.271 G676 )

 

African coalitions and global economic governance

Byron Nelson, Michael. ;New York : Cambridge Univeristy Press , 2016. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (330.341(6) N428 )

 

The BRICS in international development

Gu, Jing.; Shankland, Alex.; Chenoy, Anuradha. ;London : Palgrave Macmillan , 2016. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (330.34 B8495 )

 

La cooperación Sur-Sur y triangular en América latina : política afirmativas y prácticas transformadoras

Pino, Bruno Ayllón.; Ojeda, Tahina. ;Madrid : Catarata , 2013. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (330.34(46:8) C778 )

 

The collected documents of the Group of 77

Ahmia, Mourad. ;New York : Oceana, Oxford University Press , 2006- 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics - Not for loan (330.341 C697 )

 

Multilateralism and regionalism : the new interface

Mashayekhi, Mina; Ito, Taisuke; Pre-UNCTAD XI Forum on Multilateralism and Regionalism : the New Interface (2004 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) ;New York ; Geneva : UN , 2005 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks ([TD/]UNCTAD/DITC/TNCD/2004/7 )

Available Online

 

Unity in diversity : governance adaptation in multilateral trade institutions through South-South coalition-building

Yu, Vicente Paolo B. ; ; South Centre. ;Geneva : South Centre , 2008. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (382.1 Y945 )

Available Online

 

The WTO multilateral trade agenda and the South

South Centre. ;Geneva : South Centre , 1998. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (382 W958 ) and other locations

Available Online

 

Internationalism in the age of nationalism

Sluga, Glenda, 1962- ;Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2013. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (341.271 S634 )

Available Online

 

For more information about Multilateralism and the Global South, see UN Geneva Librarians' selection here.

Librarians' selections of resources for previous Library Talks:

For more information about the World Economic Forum, economics, and Agenda2030, see UN Geneva Librarians' selection here.

Additional Resources from the World Economic Forum  (https://www.weforum.org/)

 UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020

Selected titles from the UN Library Geneva collections:

The fourth industrial revolution

Schwab, Klaus. ; World Economic Forum.

Available - Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (651.2 S398 )

Deep inequality : understanding the new normal and how to challenge it

Wysong, Earl, 1944- ; Perrucci, Robert.

Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield , 2018.

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (339.2 W994 )

Can business save the Earth? : innovating our way to sustainability

Lenox, Michael. ; Chatterji, Aaron.

Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Business Books , 2018.

Available - Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (330.17 L572 )

From summits to solutions : innovations in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

Desai, Raj M., 1966-; Brookings Institution.

Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press , 2018.

Available - Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (330.17 F931 )

Power, procedure, participation, and legitimacy in global sustainability norms : a theory of collaborative regulation

Buhmann, Karin.

London ; New York : Routledge , 2018.

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (658 B931p )

Understanding community economic growth and decline : strategies for sustainable development

Gordon, Gerald L.

New York : Routledge , 2018.

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (352(73) G663 )

SDG17 Partnerships for the goals : strengthening implementation through global cooperation

Thiel, Monica, 1962-

Bingley, England : Emerald Publishing , 2019.

Available - Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (341.271 T431 )

Discreet power : how the World Economic Forum shapes market agendas

Garsten, Christina. ; Sörbom, Adrienne.

Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press , 2018.

Available - Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (330.34 G243 )

Success stories in technical cooperation : towards the 2030 Agenda

UN. ECE. Information Unit; UN. ECE.

New York ; Geneva : UN ,  2018.

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (ECE/INF/2017/1 )

International Geneva expertise on the SDGs

UN Office at Geneva. Office of the Director-General. Perception Change Project.

Geneva : UN, PCP ; Genève Internationale, Feb. 2019.

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (ODG/PCP/2018/17 )

SDG Lab

UN Office at Geneva. Office of the Director-General. Perception Change Project.

Geneva : UN , Mar. 2018.

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (ODG/SDG/LAB/2018/1/Rev.1 )

The trillion dollar shift : achieving the sustainable development goals : business for good is good business

Hoek, Marga.

London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group , 2018. 

Available at Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (330.17 H693 )

For more information about artificial intelligence, see UN Geneva Librarians' selection here.
For more information about social inclusion, see UN Geneva Librarians' selection here.

Towards a more equal society? : poverty, inequality and policy since 1997.

  • Author: Hills, John.; Sefton, Tom.; Stewart, Kitty, 1970-
  • Subjects: PUBLIC WELFARE; INCOME DISTRIBUTION; EQUALITY; SOCIAL POLICY; UNITED KINGDOM
  • Full title: Towards a more equal society? : poverty, inequality and policy since 1997. / edited by John Hills, Tom Sefton and Kitty Stewart.
  • Publisher: Bristol, England : Policy Press in association with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Date of publication: 2009.
  • ISBN: 9781847422019
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (339.2(42) T737 )

The spirit level : why more equal societies almost always do better

  • Author: Wilkinson, Richard.
  • Author: Pickett, Kate.
  • Subjects: EQUALITY; INCOME DISTRIBUTION; SOCIAL JUSTICE; EQUAL OPPORTUNITY; SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT; SOCIAL INDICATORS
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Allen Lane
  • Date of publication: 2009.
  • ISBN: 9781846140396
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (339.2 W687 )

Reclaiming development agendas : knowledge, power and international policy making

  • Author: Utting, Peter; UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Subjects: IBRD; World Commission on Social Dimensions of Globalization; UN System; United Nations Intellectual History Project; DEVELOPMENT POLICY; KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT; BRETTON WOODS INSTITUTIONS; POVERTY MITIGATION; POPULAR PARTICIPATION; TERMINOLOGY; DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; POLICY-MAKING; REGIONALISM; ECONOMIC RESEARCH; DEVELOPMENT FINANCE INSTITUTIONS; DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE; GENDER EQUALITY; EDUCATIONAL POLICY; SOCIAL RESEARCH; SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT; GLOBALIZATION; SOCIAL POLICY; ECONOMIC POLICY; DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH; Millennium Development Goals; Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers
  • Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York
  • Date of publication: 2006
  • ISBN: 139781403994943 ; 1403994943; 1403994943
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(02)/R299 )

Targeting and universalism in poverty reduction

  • Author: Mkandawire, P. Thandika; UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Subjects: SOCIAL POLICY; POVERTY MITIGATION; SOCIAL WELFARE; TARGET POPULATION; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Publisher: Geneva : UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Date of publication: Dec. 2005
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(05)/S6/No.23 )
    • Available Online

Assets, livelihoods, and social policy

  • Author: Moser, Caroline O. N.; Dani, Anis A.; IBRD.
  • Subjects: SOCIAL POLICY; QUALITY OF LIFE; INCOME SOURCES; POVERTY MITIGATION; MIGRATION; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank
  • Date of publication: 2008.
  • ISBN: 9780821369951
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Reference Collection, B127 (IBRD 304 A8475 )

Globalization and the race to the bottom in developing countries : who really gets hurt?

  • Author: Rudra, Nita.
  • Subjects: GLOBALIZATION; ECONOMIC ASPECTS; SOCIAL ASPECTS; SOCIAL POLICY; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Publisher: Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Date of publication: 2008.
  • Call Number: 330.344 R917
  • ISBN: 9780521715034
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (330.344 R917 )

Globalization, export-oriented employment, and social policy

  • Author: Razavi, Shahrashoub; Pearson, Ruth; Danloy, Caroline; UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Subjects: GLOBALIZATION; EXPORT-ORIENTED INDUSTRIES; INDUSTRIAL WORKERS; WOMEN WORKERS; WOMEN'S EMPLOYMENT; SOCIAL POLICY; CASE STUDIES; SOCIAL WELFARE; ECONOMIC POLICY; REPUBLIC OF KOREA; CHINA; INDIA; MEXICO; MAURITIUS; SOUTH AFRICA
  • Publisher: Basingstoke England ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Date of publication: 2004
  • ISBN: 1403934851 (hbk.); 1403934851
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(02)/G562 )

Gender and education : a review of issues for social policy

  • Author: Subrahmanian, Ramya; UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Subjects: WOMEN'S EDUCATION; GENDER EQUALITY; SOCIAL POLICY; EDUCATIONAL POLICY; EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES; SOUTH ASIA; PRIMARY EDUCATION; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Publisher: Geneva : UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Date of publication: Apr. 2002
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(05)/S6/No.9 )
    • Available Online

Gender and social policy in a global context : uncovering the gendered structure of "the social"

  • Author: Razavi, Shahrashoub; UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Subjects: SOCIAL POLICY; WOMEN; GENDER ROLES; CROSS-CULTURAL ANALYSIS; CASE STUDIES; POVERTY MITIGATION; MEXICO; FAMILY WELFARE; POLAND; CZECH REPUBLIC; WOMEN WORKERS; IRAN (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF); GENDER EQUALITY; SOCIAL WELFARE; SOUTH AFRICA; JAPAN; REPUBLIC OF KOREA; SWEDEN; LABOUR MARKET; SOCIAL SECURITY; INFORMAL SECTOR; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; HEALTH SERVICES; AFRICA; HEALTH INSURANCE; CHINA; WOMEN'S EDUCATION; INDIA; TAX REFORM; LATIN AMERICA; GENDER BUDGETING
  • Publisher: Basingstoke England ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Date of publication: 2006
  • ISBN: 9781403996305 ; 140399630X; 1403942951; 140399630X
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(02)/G326 )

Democracy and social policy

  • Author: Bangura, Yusuf ed.; UNRISD
  • Subjects: BIENESTAR SOCIAL; DEMOCRACIA; DESARROLLO SOCIAL; EDUCACION; EMPLEO; GASTOS PUBLICOS; INDICADORES ECONOMICOS; INDICADORES SOCIALES; PAISES EN DESARROLLO; POLITICA SOCIAL; SALUD
  • Publisher: Houndmills, NY : Palgrave Macmillan : UNRISD
  • Date of publication: 2007
  • Call Number: 309.2 B216 2007; 321.8 D38313
  • ISBN: 9780230546950; 9780230546950 ; 0230546951
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (321.8 D38313 )
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(02)/B216 )

Inclusive states : social policy and structural inequalities

  • Author: Dani, Anis A. (Anis Ahmad); Haan, Arjan de.; IBRD.
  • Subjects: DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; SOCIAL POLICY; STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT; ECONOMIC CONVERSION; POVERTY MITIGATION; ECONOMIC CONDITIONS
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank
  • Date of publication: 2008.
  • ISBN: 9780821369999
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Reference Collection, B127 (IBRD 330.34 I375 )

Globalization and social policy : the threat to equitable welfare

  • Author: Deacon, Bob
  • Author: UNRISD
  • Subjects: BIENESTAR SOCIAL; DESARROLLO SOCIAL; ECONOMIA DEL BIENESTAR; IGUALDAD; GLOBALIZACION; LIBERALISMO; ORGANIZACIONES INTERNACIONALES; POLITICA SOCIAL; RELACIONES NORTE-SUR
  • Publisher: Geneva : UNRISD
  • Date of publication: 2000
  • ISBN: 9290850256
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(05)/G3/No.5 )

Social policy in a development context

  • Author: Mkandawire, P. Thandika; UN Research Institute for Social Development; UNRISD International Conference "Social Policy in a Development Context" (2000 : Tammsvik, Sweden)
  • Subjects: SOCIAL POLICY; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; SOCIAL WELFARE; ECONOMIC POLICY; SOCIAL CAPITAL; DEMOCRATIZATION; SOCIAL SAFETY NETS; HEALTH POLICY; DEVELOPMENT MODELS; LATIN AMERICA; WELFARE STATE; CASE STUDIES; FINLAND; EAST ASIA; REPUBLIC OF KOREA; INDIA; ZAMBIA
  • Publisher: Basingstoke England ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Date of publication: 2004, reprinted 2005
  • ISBN: 1403936609 (hbk.) ; 1403936617 (pbk.); 1403936617
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(063)/S678 )

Combating poverty and inequality : structural change, social policy and politics

  • Author: UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Subjects: POVERTY MITIGATION; EQUALITY; SOCIAL POLICY; SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT; POLITICAL CONDITIONS; GLOBALIZATION; EMPLOYMENT; INCOME DISTRIBUTION; SOCIAL CHANGE; ETHNIC AND RACIAL GROUPS; GENDER ROLES; GENDER DISCRIMINATION; LABOUR MARKET; EMPLOYMENT POLICY; SOCIAL SECURITY; SOCIAL SERVICES; CHILD CARE; CARE OF AGEING PERSONS; UNPAID WORK; FINANCING; BUSINESS; CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY; CAPACITY BUILDING; DEMOCRACY; SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS; STATISTICAL DATA
  • Publisher: Geneva : UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • ISBN: 9789290850762
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (10.III.Y.1 )

Financing social policy : mobilizing resources for social development

  • Author: Hujo, Katja; McClanahan, Shea; UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Subjects: FINANCING; SOCIAL POLICY; FINANCIAL RESOURCES; RESOURCES MOBILIZATION; SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT; LABOUR MARKET; LATIN AMERICA; DEVELOPMENT FINANCE; TAXATION; SOCIAL SERVICES; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; PUBLIC EXPENDITURES; NATURAL RESOURCES; NORWAY; SOCIAL SECURITY; HEALTH INSURANCE; PENSIONS; PENSION FUNDS; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; ASIA; REMITTANCES
  • Publisher: Basingstoke England : Palgrave Macmillan ; Geneva : UNSRID
  • Date of publication: 2009
  • ISBN: 9780230576643 (hbk.); 9780230576643
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(02)/F491 )

South-south migration : implications for social policy and development

  • Author: Hujo, Katja; Piper, Nicola; UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Subjects: MIGRATION; SOCIAL POLICY; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; SOUTH-SOUTH RELATIONS; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; ECONOMIC ASPECTS; GENDER EQUALITY; HEALTH-CARE DELIVERY; HUMAN RESOURCES; SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT; REMITTANCES; POVERTY
  • Publisher: Basingstoke England : Palgrave Macmillan ; Geneva : UNSRID
  • Date of publication: 2010
  • ISBN: 9780230271586 (hardback); 9780230271586
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNRISD(02)/S726 )

Questioning development : essays in the theory, policies and practice of development interventions

  • Author: Köhler, Gabriele.; Kohler, Gabriele; Gore, Charles; Reich, Utz-Peter.; Ziesemer, Thomas
  • Subjects: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE; CONFERENCES
  • Full title: Questioning development : essays in the theory, policies and practice of development interventions / Gabriele Köhler ... [et al.].
  • Publisher: Marburg, Germany : Metropolis
  • Date of publication: 1996.
  • ISBN: 3895180750 ; 3-89518-075-0
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (330.34 Q525 )
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UNCTAD Collection (stacks) (DEV(96/I) P.0085 )

Building equality and opportunity through social guarantees: new approaches to public policy and the realization of rights

  • Author: Gacitúa-Marió, Estanislao, ed.; Norton, Andrew, ed.; Georgieva, Sophia V., ed.; BIRF
  • Subjects: GLOBALIZACION; ASPECTOS SOCIALES; DESARROLLO SOCIAL; POLITICA SOCIAL; INTEGRACION SOCIAL; DERECHOS ECONOMICOS, SOCIALES Y CULTURALES; ESTUDIOS DE CASOS; AMERICA LATINA; CARIBE; SUDAFRICA
  • Publisher: Washington, DC: World Bank
  • Date of publication: 2009
  • Call Number: 320.6091 B932 2009; IBRD 304 B932
  • ISBN: 9780821378830
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Reference Collection, B127 (IBRD 304 B932 )

The age of sustainable development

  • Author: Sachs, Jeffrey D.
  • Author: Ban, Ki-moon, 1944- author of introduction, etc.
  • Subjects: DESARROLLO SOSTENIBLE; DESARROLLO ECONOMICO; DESARROLLO SOCIAL; ASPECTOS AMBIENTALES; ECONOMIA AMBIENTAL; ELABORACION DE POLITICAS; POBREZA; EDUCACION; SALUD; SEGURIDAD ALIMENTARIA; CAMBIO CLIMATICO; DIVERSIDAD BIOLOGICA; BIOETICA; AGENDA PARA EL DESARROLLO POST-2015; OBJETIVOS DE DESARROLLO DEL MILENIO
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press
  • Date of publication: 2015
  • ISBN: 9780231173155; 9780231173155 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Available:
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (330.17 S1215s )
    • Available Online

Social inclusion in Europe, 2006 : implementation and update reports on 2003-2005 national action plans on social inclusion and update reports on 2004-2006 national action plans on social inclusion.

  • Author: European Commission. Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities.
  • Subjects: European Union; SOCIAL POLICY; SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT; SOCIAL INTEGRATION; EUROPE
  • Publisher: Luxembourg : Office for Official Publications of the European Communities
  • Date of publication: 2006.
  • ISBN: 9289486317
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Social inclusion : role of the social partners.

  • Author: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions.
  • Subjects: European Union; SOCIAL POLICY; SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT; SOCIAL INTEGRATION; EUROPE
  • Publisher: Luxembourg : Office for Official Publications of the European Communities
  • Date of publication: 2004.
  • Call Number: 304(4) S6775
  • ISBN: 9289702516
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Analysing and measuring social inclusion in a global context

  • Author: UN. Department of Economic and Social Affairs
  • Subjects: SOCIAL INTEGRATION; SOCIAL INDICATORS; SOCIAL POLICY; CAPACITY BUILDING; POVERTY MITIGATION
  • Publisher: New York : UN
  • Date of publication: 2010
  • Language: English; French; Spanish
  • ISBN: 9789211302868
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CBR : a strategy for rehabilitation, equalization of opportunities, poverty reduction and social inclusion of people with disabilities : joint position paper 2004.

  • Author: ILO.; Unesco.; WHO--Work programme (2006-2015)
  • Subjects: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES; REHABILITATION; POVERTY MITIGATION; COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION; HEALTH SERVICES; HEALTH POLICY; HUMAN RIGHTS; SOCIAL JUSTICE
  • Publisher: Geneva : WHO
  • Date of publication: 2004.
  • ISBN: 9241592389
  • Available:
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Migration, citizenship, and intercultural relations : looking through the lens of social inclusion

  • Author: Mansouri, Fethi.
  • Author: Lobo, Michele.
  • Subjects: MIGRATION; SOCIAL INTEGRATION; IMMIGRANTS; NATIONALITY; MINORITIES; CULTURAL PLURALISM; ACCULTURATION; ASSIMILATION; GROUP DYNAMICS; CULTURAL RELATIONS; AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate
  • Date of publication: 2011.
  • ISBN: 9781409428800
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    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (304(94) M636 )

Social inclusion and social protection in the EU : interactions between law and policy

  • Author: Cantillon, Bea.; Verschueren, Herwig,; Ploscar, Paula.
  • Subjects: European Union; SOCIAL LEGISLATION; SOCIAL SECURITY; SOCIAL WELFARE; LAWS AND REGULATIONS; EUROPE
  • Publisher: Cambridge, England ; Portland, Or. : Intersentia
  • Date of publication: 2012.
  • ISBN: 9781780680569
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    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (351.83(4) S6778 )

Governing social inclusion : europeanization through policy coordination

  • Author: Armstrong, Kenneth A.
  • Subjects: European Union; European Communities. Court of Justice; SOCIAL LEGISLATION; SOCIAL POLICY; RESOLUTIONS AND DECISIONS; LAWS AND REGULATIONS; EUROPE
  • Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Date of publication: 2010.
  • ISBN: 9780199278374; 0-19-159486-5
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Bertha von Suttner (1843-1914) and other women in pursuit of peace.

  • Author: UN Office at Geneva. Library.; UN Office at Geneva. Library. League of Nations Archives and Historical Collections Unit.; Austria. Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
  • Publisher: Geneva : United Nations Office at Geneva
  • Date of publication: 1993.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (396:92 S967 )

Engendering the global agenda: the story of women and the United Nations

  • Author: Pietilä, H.
  • Publisher: Geneva; New York NY: NGLS
  • Date of publication: 2002
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (UNCTAD/NGLS/191 )

Lobbying the League : women's international organizations and the League of Nations

  • Author: Miller, Carol Ann.
  • Author: University of Oxford.
  • Publisher: Oxford, England : St. Hilda's College
  • Date of publication: 1992.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva League of Nations Archives, B340 - Not for loan. (341.251 M647 )

Angela Merkel : l'OVNI politique

  • Author: Van Renterghem, Marion.
  • Author: Campbell, Alastair, 1957-
  • Publisher: Paris : Ed. des Arènes
  • Date of publication: 2017.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Recent Acquisitions Collection, Room B133 (943:92 M563V )

Women of power : half a century of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide

  • Author: Skard, Torild, 1936-
  • Publisher: Bristol, England ; Chicago, Ill. : The Policy Press
  • Date of publication: 2014.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Reference Collection, Room B133 (396 S626 )

A voice for human rights

  • Author: Robinson, Mary.
  • Author: Boyle, Kevin.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Date of publication: 2006.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Legal and Political Reading Room, 3rd floor (341.1 R663 )

India's search for power : Indira Gandhi's foreign policy. 1966-1982

  • Author: Mansingh, Surjit, 1937-.
  • Publisher: New Delhi : Sage Publications
  • Date of publication: 1984.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (954:327 M288 )

Europe 1984 [mille neuf cent quatre vingt quatre] : colloque à l'Assemblée nationale avec Simone Veil... [et al.]

  • Author: Poher, Alain.; Veil, Simone.; Les Cahiers de la Fondation du futur.
  • Publisher: Paris : Editions de Vaugirard
  • Date of publication: 1984.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (940:327 E8945 1984 )

Golda Meir : la femme qui a permis la naissance d'Israël

  • Author: Syrkin, Marie, 1900-.
  • Publisher: Paris? : Gallimard
  • Date of publication: [1966].
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (956.91:92 M996Sbf )

Daughter of the East

  • Author: Bhutto, Benazir.
  • Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton
  • Date of publication: 1988.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (954.99:92 B5745 )

Democracy : stories from the long road to freedom

  • Author: Rice, Condoleezza.
  • Publisher: New York : Twelve
  • Date of publication: 2017.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Recent Acquisitions Collection, Room B133 (321.8 R495 )

British foreign policy under Thatcher

  • Author: Byrd, Peter.
  • Publisher: Deddington, England : Philip Allan Publishers Ltd. New York : St. Martin's Press
  • Date of publication: 1988.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (942:327 B8638 )

Statecraft : strategies for a changing world

  • Author: Thatcher, Margaret.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins
  • Date of publication: 2002.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (327 T2165 )

Hard choices

  • Author: Clinton, Hillary Rodham.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster
  • Date of publication: 2014.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (973:92 C6412 )

Casting her own shadow : Eleanor Roosevelt and the shaping of postwar liberalism

  • Author: Black, Allida M. (Allida Mae), 1952-
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press
  • Date of publication: 1996.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (973:92 R778Bl )

A new deal for the world : Eleanor Roosevelt and American foreign policy

  • Author: Berger, Jason.
  • Publisher: New York : Social Science Monographs
  • Date of publication: 1981.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (973:92 R778B )

Women and the United Nations : speeches delivered at a conference in honor of Eleanor Roosevelt and commemorating International Women's Day and the 50th anniversary of the United Nations, United Nations Trusteeship Council Chamber, March 14, 1995.

  • Author: Conference on Women and the United Nations (1995 : New York)
  • Author: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (Hyde Park, N.Y.)
  • Publisher: Hyde Park, N.Y. : Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
  • Date of publication: 1995.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (396:063 C735 1995 )

The United Nations and the advancement of women, 1945-1996

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  • Author: UN. Department of Public Information
  • Publisher: New York NY: UN - United Nations
  • Date of publication: 1996
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Corner B127 (DPI/1804 )
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Stacks (96.I.9 )

Feminism for the Americas : the making of an international human rights movement

  • Author: Marino, Katherine M.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C : The University of North Carolina Press
  • Date of publication: 2019.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Recent Acquisitions Collection, Room B133 (396(7:8) M339 )

Women and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  • Author: Adami, Rebecca
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group
  • Date of publication: 2019.

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  • Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (396 A198 )

Handbook on gender in world politics

  • Author: Steans, Jill; Tepe, Daniela
  • Publisher: Cheltenham, England ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Date of publication: 2016.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (396 H236 )

Madam Secretary

  • Author: Albright, Madeleine Korbel.
  • Author: Woodward, William, 1951-
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Miramax Books
  • Date of publication: 2003.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (973:92 A342A )

Femmes et relations internationales au XXe siècle

  • Author: Delaunay, Jean-Marc.; Denéchère, Yves.
  • Publisher: Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle
  • Date of publication: 2006.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (396:327 F3287 )

Windows of opportunity : how women seize peace negotiations for political change

  • Author: Anderson, Miriam J.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Date of publication: 2016.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Recent Acquisitions Collection, Room B133 (396 A548 )

Worlding women : a feminist international politics

  • Author: Pettman, Jan Jindy.
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge
  • Date of publication: 1996.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (396 P511 )

Equal opportunity peacekeeping : women, peace, and security in post-conflict states

  • Author: Karim, Sabrina.
  • Author: Beardsley, Kyle, 1979-
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Date of publication: 2017.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Corner B127 (341.2758 K185 )

Regard historique sur la diplomatie féminine en Autriche et en France : de la paix des dames 3 août 1529 au traité de Lisbonne 13 décembre 2007

  • Author: Demel, Julie Anne.
  • Publisher: Frankfurt am Main, Germany ; New York : Peter Lang
  • Date of publication: 2013.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva League of Nations Archives, B340 - Not for loan. (341.7:396 D376 )

Gender and diplomacy

  • Author: Cassidy, Jennifer A.
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge
  • Date of publication: [2017.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Recent Acquisitions Collection, Room B133 (341.7 G325 )

Women as foreign policy leaders : national security and gender politics in superpower America

  • Author: Bashevkin, Sylvia B.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Date of publication: 2018.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Recent Acquisitions Collection, Room B133 (396(73) B299 )

Women and American foreign policy : lobbyists, critics, and insiders

  • Author: Crapol, Edward P.
  • Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press
  • Date of publication: 1987.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (396(73) W871 )

Gender and international relations : issues, debates and future directions

  • Author: Steans, Jill.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, England ; Malden, Mass. : Polity
  • Date of publication: 2006.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (396 S7985 )

Gender and international relations

  • Author: Grant, Rebecca.; Newland, Kathleen.
  • Publisher: Milton Keynes, England : Open University Press
  • Date of publication: 1991.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (396 G3252 )

Common ground or mutual exclusion? : women's movements and international relations

  • Author: Braig, Marianne, 1953-; Woelte, Sonja, 1968-
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books
  • Date of publication: 2002.
  • Call Number: 396 C734; 396(063) C734
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (396 C734 )

Feminist theory and international relations in a postmodern era

  • Author: Sylvester, Christine.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Date of publication: 1994.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (327 S9853 )

A feminist voyage through international relations

  • Author: Tickner, J. Ann.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Date of publication: 2014.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Economic, Social and Statistics RR, B352 (327 T556 )

Feminist methodologies for international relations

  • Author: Ackerly, Brooke A.; Stern, Maria.; True, Jacqui.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Date of publication: 2006.
  • Call Number: 396:327 F329
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva Stacks (396:327 F329 )

Gender, UN peacebuilding, and the politics of space : locating legitimacy

  • Author: Shepherd, Laura J.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Date of publication: 2017.
    • Library at UN Office at Geneva UN Corner B127 (341.2758 S548 )
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