Animosities in Yugoslavia before its demise: Revelations of an opinion poll survey

  title={Animosities in Yugoslavia before its demise: Revelations of an opinion poll survey},
  author={Sre{\'c}a Perunovi{\'c}},
  pages={819 - 841}
Contrary to the widespread opinion that hatred and mutual dislike among various ethnic groups was a chief characteristic of Yugoslavia and was at the bottom of the country’s destruction, the ethnic distance survey conducted in 1990 indicates that Yugoslav society was a community with a generally low level of ethnic animosities. The results demonstrate the huge discrepancy between what most Yugoslav citizens felt and needed, and what political elites and nationalist intellectuals claimed “their… 

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