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The Power of Dependence – NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management - Oxford Scholarship Online
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The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

Michael F. Harsch


Relations among international organizations (IOs) play a crucial role in shaping contemporary crisis management operations, yet a lack of interorganizational cooperation often results in contradictory policies and can have severe consequences for civilians and international personnel in conflict regions. Scholars often overlook interorganizational cooperation or provide only partial explanations for its logic and variation. This book puts forward an innovative resource dependence approach (RDA) to explain the stark variation in cooperation, combining insights from international relations theor ... More

Keywords: Afghanistan, Bosnia, crisis management, interorganizational cooperation, international organizations, Kosovo, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, resource dependence, United Nations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198722311
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722311.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael F. Harsch, author
Faculty Fellow, New York University, Abu Dhabi

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