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Balkan Tragedy: Chaos and Dissolution after the Cold War
Yugoslavia was well positioned at the end of the cold war to make a successful transition to a market economy and westernization. Yet two years later, the country had ceased to exist, and devastating
Violence and the Social Construction of Ethnic Identity
We examine the theoretical implications of the observation that ethnic identities are socially constructed for explaining ethnic violence, distinguishing between two classes of mechanisms. If
Socialist Unemployment: The Political Economy of Yugoslavia, 1945-1990
This political analysis of unemployment in a socialist country argues that the Yugoslavian conflict stems not so much from ancient ethnic hatreds, as from the political and social divisons created by
The Firm Is Dead; Long Live the Firm A Review of Oliver E. Williamson s The Economic Institutions of Capitalism*
Adding styrene and acrylonitrile and/or methylmethacrylate to an aqueous emulsifier system comprising a redox polymerization catalyst and an emulsified polyorganosiloxane having a molecular weight of
Do the Root Causes of Civil War Matter? On Using Knowledge to Improve Peacebuilding Interventions
Abstract The normative and practical success of the 1990s campaign on the right and responsibility to intervene to stop civil wars should be acknowledged so that policy and research can move on to
A European "New Deal" for the Balkans
around in Western policy toward southeastern Europe. With Yugoslav security forces out of Kosovo and the inauguration of the European Union's Stability Pact at the Sarajevo summit of July 30,
Humanitarian war: a new consensus?
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Consequences of the new consensus: neglect of the political context (both local and foreign) of such operations, interaction between the operational dynamics of relief operations and the logic of war and the political consequences of using the humanitarian legitimation and mission in such cases.
The Political Economy of Ethno-Nationalism in Yugoslavia
Alongside the real wars that tore apart the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia there has been an ongoing battle of interpretation. Were the wars caused by ethnic hatreds between national
The long intervention: continuity in the Balkan theatre
  • S. Woodward
  • Political Science
    Review of International Studies
  • 30 September 2013
Abstract Great Power intervention in the Balkans since the late nineteenth century shows a striking continuity in motivations, methods, and consequences. The article proposes that current
A Case for Shifting the Focus: Some Lessons from the Balkans
In their article What is Failing: States in the Global South or Research and Politics in the West?, Volker Boege, Anne Brown, Kevin Clements and Anna Nolan argue that if we wish to achieve the dual
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