Dual Substate Citizenship as Institutional Innovation: The Case of Bosnia's Brčko District

  title={Dual Substate Citizenship as Institutional Innovation: The Case of Bosnia's Br{\vc}ko District},
  author={Dejan Stjepanovi{\'c}},
  journal={Nationalism and Ethnic Politics},
  pages={379 - 400}
  • Dejan Stjepanović
  • Published 2 October 2015
  • Political Science
  • Nationalism and Ethnic Politics
This article analyzes the politics and constitutional position of the Brčko District of BiH, drawing on this case to inform several important debates in the field with regards to questions of federalism, citizenship, and electoral politics. The article shows that the condominium logic of territorial arrangement has profound implications for substate citizenship in Brčko. It argues that apart from territorial options and consociational institutional mechanisms substate citizenship is an… 
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