Bosnia and Herzegovina: Thinking Beyond Institution-Building

  title={Bosnia and Herzegovina: Thinking Beyond Institution-Building},
  author={Heleen Touquet and Peter Vermeersch},
  journal={Nationalism and Ethnic Politics},
  pages={266 - 288}
This essay seeks to move beyond the traditional discussions on state change in Bosnia-Herzegovina by assessing the usefulness of shifting attention away from state- and institution-building efforts by domestic or international political elites and by focusing instead on the actions of local nonstate actors. We advocate a theoretical investigation into what might be gained from devoting new scholarly attention to identity-forming processes at the sidelines of governmental politics. We add… Expand
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