Product Categories +

Administration
Baha'i Introduction
Baha'i Life
Baha'i Publishing Trust US
Children and Youth
eBooks
Gift Items
History
Institute Materials
Magazines
Music - Audio - DVDs
Sacred and Authoritative Text
Social and World Issues
Teaching
World Languages

Collective Security within Reach

Author: Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing
Product Code: CSWR
ISBN: 978-0-85398-519-8
Publisher: George Ronald, Publisher
Pages: 260
Availability: In stock
Price: $29.95


Soft Cover
7 units available
$29.95
Qty:
The world is flailing in the face of successive threats to its peace and security. It is beleaguered by a set of recurring and intensifying crises. What can we do? Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing answers that effective, just, and comprehensive collective security are within the world's grasp. Past efforts and innovative thinking have shown some promise but have been ineffective on their own. The author shows how they fit as isolated pieces within a larger jigsaw puzzle of the principles of the Bahá'í Faith, and suggests ways to improve past efforts and new direction for future exploration. Building upon these principles, she offers concrete, practical, and high impact recommendations for action by the international community to build a system of collective security that will ensure the peace of the world.

"Ma'ani Ewing's comprehensive analysis of the current threats to peace and security indentifies the inadequacies of existing mechanisms to deal with these threats. Her argument for the reform of the United Nations system in these areas in powerful and valuable . . . Her proposals for the extensive reform of the Security council are particularly worthy of attention, providing substantive food for thought and, hopefully, action by the international community."
--Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative

Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing is a barrister-at-law of England and Wales, an LLM graduate in International Law and European Union Law from Cambridge University and an attorney-at-law in the United States. Her legal career has included private practice with law firms in Washington DC, including her own, teaching as an adjunct professor of law and most recently service as an attorney-advisor in the Legal Advisor's Office of the US State Department. She currently works as an independent scholar, writing, lecturing and advocating in the field of collective security. Her publications include two books, a chapter in a third and numerous articles in this field and on topics relating to the Baha'i Faith.

Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing was born to a Baha'i pioneer family in Kenya. She has lived in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.

Reviews

Be the first to submit a review on this product!
Review and Rate this Item

Recently Viewed

Mind, Heart, and Spirit
Product Code: MHST
Price: $18.00
Talks by Abdu'l-Baha: Universal Education
Product Code: TABUET
Price: $14.00
Tarbiyat Schools (DVD)(Persian)
Product Code: PTSDVD
Price: $15.00
Gate of the Heart
Product Code: GOTH
Price: $34.95

Top Sellers

Prosperity of Humankind, The
Product Code: PHS
Price: $0.50
Peace: More Than An End to War
Product Code: PMEWS
Price: $6.95
The Apostle of Peace
Product Code: AOP
Price: $39.95

Featured Products

Ali's Dream: The Story of Baha'u'llah
Product Code: ADT
Price: $7.00
Pearls of Wisdom
Product Code: PWT
Price: $12.00
Kamal's Day
Product Code: KDHC
Price: $12.00