The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management by Michael F. HarschThe Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management by Michael F. Harsch

The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

byMichael F. Harsch

Hardcover | February 28, 2015

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Since the end of the Cold War, crises from the Balkans to Central Asia and Africa have forced international organizations to adapt, expand, and cooperate to end civil wars, manage humanitarian challenges, and contain terrorist threats. The Power of Dependence explores the complex relationshipbetween two of these organizations: NATO and the United Nations. It advances an innovative resource dependence approach to explain the stark variation in interorganizational cooperation, combining insights from international relations theory and organizational science in a comprehensive theoreticalframework. Comparing NATO and the UN's engagement in three major post-Cold War conflicts Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan the study finds that the level and balance of the organizations' resource dependence plays a crucial role in shaping the degree of cooperation. The Power of Dependence demonstrates the logic, dynamics, and impact of organizational interactions in addressing regional instability and violent conflict. It will be of interest to anyone concerned with understanding and building more effective interorganizational partnerships in crisismanagement.
Michael Harsch is a faculty fellow at New York University Abu Dhabi where he teaches courses on international organizations and peacebuilding. He is also a non-resident fellow at New York University's Center on International Cooperation. His research examines international cooperation in promoting security, effective governance and de...
Title:The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.78 inPublished:February 28, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Interorganizational Cooperation: Opening the Black BoxPart I: Theory Development2. Interorganizational Cooperation: A Resource Dependence ApproachPart II: Case Study Analysis: NATO-UN Cooperation3. Bosnia: From Intervention to the Dayton Agreement, 1992-19954. Kosovo: From Intervention to Independence, 1998-20085. Afghanistan: From Intervention to Transition, 2003-20116. The Logic of Interorganizational Cooperation