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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...

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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.

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...

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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.

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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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.

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...

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Who performs better? A comparative analysis of problem-solving effectiveness and legitimacy attributions to international organizations 1 .

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Cooperation & Conflict. Jan2022, p1.

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....

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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.

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...

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Organizational learning in United Nations’ peacekeeping exit strategies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Cooperation & Conflict. Sep2012, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p368-385. 18p.

Abstract:This article illustrates how organizational learning can explain the shift in United Nations’ peacekeeping exit strategies from the election-based approach of the 1990s to peacebuilding. Conceptualizing learning as an ideal-type, three-step process, of...

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The United Nations and Global Democracy: From Discourse to Deeds.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Cooperation & Conflict. Dec2009, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p355-377. 23p.

Abstract:This article shows that the idea of global democracy has been a driving force in UN discourse and policies for the past two decades. In the first part, we use official rhetoric to explain that the promotion of global democracy by the UN rests on a part...

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