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The Resource The UN secretary-general and moral authority : ethics and religion in international leadership, Kent J. Kille, editor, (electronic resource)

The UN secretary-general and moral authority : ethics and religion in international leadership, Kent J. Kille, editor, (electronic resource)

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The UN secretary-general and moral authority : ethics and religion in international leadership
Title
The UN secretary-general and moral authority
Title remainder
ethics and religion in international leadership
Statement of responsibility
Kent J. Kille, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Once described by Trygve Lie as the most impossible job on earth, the position of UN Secretary-General is as frustratingly constrained as it is prestigious. The Secretary-General's ability to influence global affairs often depends on how the international community regards his moral authority. In relation to such moral authority, past office-holders have drawn on their own ethics and religious backgroundsùas diverse as Lutheranism, Catholicism, Buddhism, and Coptic Christianityùto guide the role that they played in addressing the UN's goals in the international arena, such as the maintenance o
Dewey number
172/.4
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Kille, Kent J
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  • United Nations
  • International relations
  • Political leadership
Label
The UN secretary-general and moral authority : ethics and religion in international leadership, Kent J. Kille, editor, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Moral authority and the UN secretary-general's ethical framework / Kent J. Kille -- Seeking balance : the secretary-general as normative negotiator / Dorothy V. Jones -- The house that Trygve Lie built : ethical challenges as the first UN secretary-general / James P. Muldoon, Jr. -- The UN Charter, the New Testament, and Psalms : the moral authority of Dag Hammarskjöld / Alynna J. Lyon -- U Thant : Buddhism in action / A. Walter Dorn -- An ethical enigma : another look at Kurt Waldheim / Michael T. Kuchinsky -- Religion, ethics, and reality : a study of Javier Perez de Cuellar / Barbara Ann Rieffer-Flanagan and David P. Forsythe -- A realist in the utopian city : Boutros Boutros-Ghali's ethical framework and its impact / Anthony F. Lang, Jr. -- Politics and values at the United Nations : Kofi Annan's balancing act / Courtney B. Smith -- The secular pope : insights on the UN secretary-general and moral authoriy / Kent J. Kille
Control code
ocn290559125
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 370 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435627420
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290559125
Label
The UN secretary-general and moral authority : ethics and religion in international leadership, Kent J. Kille, editor, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Moral authority and the UN secretary-general's ethical framework / Kent J. Kille -- Seeking balance : the secretary-general as normative negotiator / Dorothy V. Jones -- The house that Trygve Lie built : ethical challenges as the first UN secretary-general / James P. Muldoon, Jr. -- The UN Charter, the New Testament, and Psalms : the moral authority of Dag Hammarskjöld / Alynna J. Lyon -- U Thant : Buddhism in action / A. Walter Dorn -- An ethical enigma : another look at Kurt Waldheim / Michael T. Kuchinsky -- Religion, ethics, and reality : a study of Javier Perez de Cuellar / Barbara Ann Rieffer-Flanagan and David P. Forsythe -- A realist in the utopian city : Boutros Boutros-Ghali's ethical framework and its impact / Anthony F. Lang, Jr. -- Politics and values at the United Nations : Kofi Annan's balancing act / Courtney B. Smith -- The secular pope : insights on the UN secretary-general and moral authoriy / Kent J. Kille
Control code
ocn290559125
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 370 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435627420
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290559125

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