NATO’s Post-Cold War Politics

The Changing Provision of Security

  • Sebastian Mayer

Part of the New Security Challenges Series book series (NSECH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: NATO as an Organization and Bureaucracy

  3. The Origins of NATO and Its Bureaucratic Development during the Cold War

  4. Changing Security Challenges and NATO’s New Identity

  5. NATO’s Post-Cold War Bureaucracy, Consensus-Building, and Decision-Making

  6. NATO’s Relations with Third-Party Actors

  7. External Power Structures and Global Security

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni
      Pages 269-288
    3. Sean Kay, Magnus Petersson
      Pages 289-303
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 319-334

About this book


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.


Cold War decision-making Institution internationalization NATO transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Sebastian Mayer
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BremenGermany

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