ERIC Number: ED392712
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The United Nations: It's More Than You Think.
Lord, Juliana G.; Gardner, Janet
This guide accompanies a 30-minute color video of the same name. Chapters include: (1) "History of the United States" including information on the League of Nations, the birth of the United Nations, and the home of the United Nations; (2) "Structure of the Organization" which discusses each of the sections--General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship Council, International Court of Justice, and Secretariat; (3) "The United Nations at Work" includes information on volunteers, the U.N. Children's Fund, the Development Programme; (4) "Who Pays" describes the dues structure; (5) "The Turning Point" discusses the end of the Cold War, and the United Nations during the Vietnam Era; and (6) "The United Nations: An Organization in Transition" describes the design for the 1990s, and projects the future for the United Nations. Appendices and classroom exercises accompany the text. (EH)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, International Law, International Programs, International Relations, Modern History, Social Studies, United States History, World Affairs, World History, World Problems
Cambridge Educational, P.O. Box 2153, Charleston, WV 25303 ($79.95, includes teacher's guide and video; order no. UP005IV).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: United Nations