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Advocacy and change in international organizations, communication, protection, and reconstruction in UN peacekeeping, Kseniya Oksamytna.

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Advocacy and change in international organizations, communication, protection, and reconstruction in UN peacekeeping, Kseniya Oksamytna.
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Advocacy and change in international organizations
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionariesbibliography
Oclc number
1396987798
Responsibility statement
Kseniya Oksamytna.
Series statement
Oxford scholarship online
Sub title
communication, protection, and reconstruction in UN peacekeeping
Summary
How do international organisations change? Many organisations expand into new areas or abandon programmes of work. This book argues that they do so not only at the collective direction of member states. Advocacy is a crucial but overlooked source of change in international organisations. Different actors can advocate for change: national diplomats, international bureaucrats, external experts, or civil society activists. They can use one of three advocacy strategies: social pressure, persuasion, and 'authority talk'. The success of each strategy depends on the presence of favourable conditions related to characteristics of advocates, targets, issues, and context. Institutionalization of new issues in international organisations as a multi-stage process, often accompanied by contestation
Target audience
specialized
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