A Case of Contested Sovereignty: Explaining Ethnic Conflict in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 1991-2002

@article{Rizova2011ACO,
  title={A Case of Contested Sovereignty: Explaining Ethnic Conflict in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 1991-2002},
  author={Tatiana P. Rizova},
  journal={Review of European Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={3},
  pages={73}
}
In this paper, I explore why ethnic minorities engage in violence after gaining significant concessions from a ruling majority group. I use the case of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia because it allows me to evaluate the complex interaction of domestic and international causes in the emergence of ethnic violence. Instrumentalism and Lake and Rothchild's 'strategic dilemma' approach provide important insights in explaining violence in Macedonia. I complement these two theoretical… Expand
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