- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
- Expected online publication date: April 2019
- Print publication year: 2019
- Online ISBN: 9781108677516
Markus Kornprobst examines the common assumption that states usually respond to crises individually, rather than together. He develops an innovative approach to analyse how crisis co-management comes to succeed or fail. He argues that actors draw from repertoires of taken-for-granted ideas, forming a set of pre-judgments. These are then revisited in justificatory encounters, making various degrees of co-management possible or impossible. This judging and justifying in turn leaves an impression on repertoires put to use for co-managing the next crisis. The author uses this model to analyse the attempts by France, Germany and the United Kingdom to co-manage the crises in Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. He links individual reasoning and communication, paving the way for further research into crisis co-management, and providing novel insights into European attempts to act in international affairs.
Corneliu Bjola - Associate Professor in Diplomatic Studies, University of Oxford
T.V. Paul - James McGill Professor of International Relations, McGill University, Canada and author of Restraining Great Powers: Soft Balancing from Empires to the Global Era.
Christian Lequesne - Professor, Sciences Po – CERI, Paris
Richard Ned Lebow - Professor of International Political Theory, King's College London