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Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Heidi Hardt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

In conflict-affected regions, delays in international response can have life or death consequences. The speed with which international organizations react to crises affects the prospects for ... More


Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Benjamin René Jordan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Contrary to works arguing that both Boy Scouting and mainstream American manhood emphasized primitive virility and martial aggression in the early twentieth century, this book demonstrates that the ... More


Energy

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter focuses on the analysis of energy resource balance and the ecological limits on energy resources with special reference to the oil crisis in both the global and the Indian context. It ... More


Principles of Neural Design

Peter Sterling and Simon Laughlin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028707
eISBN:
9780262327312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028707.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The human brain is far smarter than a supercomputer but requires 100,000-fold less energy and space. Such efficient information processing is governed by ten principles of design. These apply to the ... More


Foreign Investment: Liquidity Shocks

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The key mechanisms through which information frictions affect the composition and the volatility of international capital flows are market based. Foreign direct investors get more efficient outcomes ... More


Denmark: A Classic Case of a Green Spiral

Jakob Riiskjaer Nygård

in Can Green Sustain Growth?: From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785259
eISBN:
9780804788571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785259.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The first of a set of cases, this examination of the history of Danish energy policy shows that a classic green spiral effect has led over time to the decoupling of emissions and economic growth. ... More


Introduction

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a discussion of the relevance of international organizations’ efficiency in crisis response. It is framed in broader scholarly and policy debates on the effectiveness of peace ... More


Why Speed of Response Matters

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the impact of efficiency on conflict-affected populations and on the effectiveness of interventions. It details the conditions under which speed of response enhances prospects ... More


Differences in Organization Response Rates

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an introduction to the informal level of decision-making and presents the book’s central argument. That is, the ways in which actors interact and negotiate within international ... More


Institutional Design in Crisis Decision-Making

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a typology of decision-making on crisis response across four international organizations. However, unlike previous scholarship, this research focuses on how decisions are taken in ... More


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