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Who performs better? A comparative analysis of problem-solving effectiveness and legitimacy attributions to international organizations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cooperation & Conflict. Dec2022, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p433-456. 24p.

Abstract: The performance of individual international organizations (IOs) has received considerable scholarly attention, not in the least because their importance for global governance. This paper adds to this body of work by adopting genuine comparative lenses....

The long march through the institutions: Emerging powers and the staffing of international organizations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cooperation & Conflict. Jun2021, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p204-223. 20p.

Abstract: How successful have emerging powers been at increasing their representation within the secretariats of international organizations (IOs)? We examine the representation of the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) in the International Moneta...

When democratic governance unites and divides: Social status and contestation in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cooperation & Conflict. Mar2021, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p44-64. 21p.

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Abstract: Scholars and practitioners are increasingly attentive to contestation against symbols and institutions underpinning international order(s). Yet International Relations scholarship can benefit from greater understanding of ways in which contestation int...

Shaming by international organizations: Mapping condemnatory speech acts across 27 international organizations, 1980–2015.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cooperation & Conflict. Sep2019, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p356-377. 22p.

Abstract: In the face of escalating conflicts or atrocities, international organizations (IOs), alongside non-governmental organizations (NGOs), often vocalize public condemnation. Researchers have examined NGO shaming, but no extant literature has comparatively...

Regional international organizations in Africa as recipients of foreign aid: Why are some more attractive to donors than others?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cooperation & Conflict. Jan2023, p1.

Abstract: Foreign aid to regional international organizations (RIOs) has increased tremendously in recent decades. The vast differences between RIOs give rise to the question of why some RIOs attract considerable amounts of aid while others attract much less, or...

Learning to deploy civilian capabilities: How the United Nations, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and European Union have changed their crisis management institutions.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cooperation & Conflict. Dec2019, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p524-543. 20p.

Abstract: International organizations continuously deploy civilian capabilities as part of their peacekeeping and crisis management operations. This presents them with significant challenges. Not only are civilian deployments rapidly increasing in quantity, but ...

Regaining control of errant agents? Agency slack at the European Commission and the World Health Organization.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cooperation & Conflict. Dec2017, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p469-484. 16p.

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Abstract: Under which conditions are principals able to regain control when agency slack has occured? While existing research highlights a number of important factors related to the conditions under which agents engage in slack, scholars have to a less extent in...

Functionalism, multiple principals and the reform of the NATO secretariat after the Cold War.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cooperation & Conflict. Mar2015, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p128-145. 18p.

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Abstract: The literature on international organizations tells us that diverging member states’ preferences and concerns about the loss of control are major obstacles to institutional reform. But what if changes in the international environment necessitate instit...

Comparing how peace operations enable or restrict the influence of national staff: Contestation from within?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cooperation & Conflict. Dec2019, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p488-505. 18p.

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Abstract: A large share of civilian staff working in international peace operations are nationals of the host state. Academic research has not yet investigated the effect of these locally recruited bureaucrats on peacebuilding. Theoretically, it is argued that t...

Democratic accountability of international organizations: Parliamentary control within the Council of Europe and the OSCE and the prospects for the United Nations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Cooperation & Conflict. Jun2010, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p186-204. 19p.

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Abstract: Many international organizations, including the United Nations, are accused of lacking democratic accountability. A variety of proposals have been made to close the gap between their extended influence and the lack of effective controlling mechanisms t...

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