Consociational Settlements and Reconstruction

  title={Consociational Settlements and Reconstruction},
  author={Sherrill Stroschein},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={115 - 97}
  • Sherrill Stroschein
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • Both Bosnia in 1995 and Northern Ireland in 1998 were extremely fragile in the immediate aftermath of brokered peace negotiations. Each instituted a form of consociationalism—a government that institutionalizes a voice for each ethnic group—as an element of brokered peace. In this article, I examine Bosnian postwar governance with comparative insights from Northern Ireland. Bosnia was the recipient of a large amount of international aid. While this aid was crucial to the initial state-building… CONTINUE READING
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