Beyond UN Subcontracting: Task-Sharing with Regional by Thomas G. Weiss

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Past UN Subcontracting: Task-Sharing with nearby protection preparations and Service-Providing NGOs sheds gentle, via a sequence of post-Cold conflict case stories, on even if one United countries' efforts either to devolve accountability for protection to neighborhood associations and the supply of a few in their providers to foreign nongovernmental corporations are a step towards or clear of greater worldwide governance. The instances are designed to discover styles of interplay and to supply classes for the long run.

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Waltz, Theory of International Politics (New York: Random House, 1979), pp. 102-28. On the security dilemma, see John H. Hen, 'Idealist internationalism and the security dilemma', World Politics, 2 (2), 1950, pp. 157-80; Robert Jervis, Perception and Misperception in International Politics (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976, pp. : Lynne Rienner, 1991), Chapter 8. The two components of the security dilemma derive from Waltz's threeimage analysis of world politics. He posits the third image (the structure) as describing the framework of world politics and as the permissive cause of war, and the first and second images (man and the state) as the forces of world politics, the immediate or efficient causes of war.

More specific study and Devolving Responsibilities 37 knowledge of the extent to which there is movement from NGO to UN employment, and vice versa, would make clear how comparable staffs may be and to what extent learning from one type of institution is applied in another. From the point of view of international organizations, NGO personnel are available without the customary long recruitment process and without long-term contracts. Their numbers can be expanded and contracted far more easily than is the case with permanent staff appointed to intergovernmental secretariats or even those serving on limited-term UN contracts.

K. Ramazani, 'the overriding pre-GCC concern of Saudi Arabia with the security and stability of the House of Saud and other royal families' contributed to the creation of the GCe. See his The Gulf Cooperation Council: Record and Analysis (Charlottesville: University of North Carolina Press, 1988), pp. 1-11. For a similar discussion of a somewhat different list of factors, see Michael Barnett, 'Partners in peace? The UN, regional organizations, and peace keeping', Review of International Studies, 21 (4), 1995, pp.

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