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NATO’s Post-Cold War Politics, The Changing Provision of Security, edited by S. Mayer

NATO’s Post-Cold War Politics, The Changing Provision of Security, edited by S. Mayer
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
NATO’s Post-Cold War Politics
electronic resource
Nature of contents
Responsibility statement
edited by S. Mayer
Series statement
New Security Challenges,, 2731-0329
Sub title
The Changing Provision of Security
This collection is the first book-length study of NATO's bureaucracy and decision-making after the Cold War and its analytical framework of 'internationalization' draws largely on neo-institutionalist insights
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; List of Abbreviations and Acronyms; 1 Introduction: NATO as an Organization and Bureaucracy; Part I The Origins of NATO and Its Bureaucratic Development during the Cold War; 2 From London to Brussels: Emergence and Development of a Politico-Administrative System; 3 Institutionalizing NATO's Military Bureaucracy: The Making of an Integrated Chain of Command; Part II Changing Security Challenges and NATO's New Identity; 4 Post-Bipolar Challenges: New Visions and New Activities5 Self-Presentation and Impression Management: NATO's New Public DiplomacyPart III NATO's Post-Cold War Bureaucracy, Consensus-Building, and Decision-Making; 6 NATO Decision-Making: The 'Consensus Rule' Endures Despite Challenges; 7 The Changing Role of NATO's Secretary General; 8 Coping with Complexity: Informal Political Forums at NATO's Headquarters; 9 Enduring Rules, Changing Practices: NATO's Post-Cold War Military Committee and International Military Staff; 10 Perfectly Flawed? The Evolution of NATO's Force Generation Process11 The Impact of NATO's Defence Planning and Force Generation on Member StatesPart IV NATO's Relations with Third-Party Actors; 12 NATO's Troubled Relations with Partner Organizations: A Resource-Dependence Explanation; 13 In the Line of Fire: NATO-NGO Relations from Bosnia to Afghanistan; 14 Partners versus Members? NATO as an Arena for Coalitions; Part V External Power Structures and Global Security; 15 Informal Cooperation beyond the Alliance; 16 NATO's Transformation and Global Security; 17 Conclusion: NATO's Transformed Provision of SecurityTimeline: NATO's Bureaucratic-Institutional Development since 1949Index