Institutional power and the rise of Milošević

  title={Institutional power and the rise of Milo{\vs}evi{\'c}},
  author={Neboj{\vs}a Vladisavljevi{\'c}},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  pages={183 - 205}
The consensus among specialists on the politics of socialist Yugoslavia and supporters of Slobodan Milošević is that he rose personally as the leader due to a broad appeal of his political programme. According to one version of the political programme thesis, Milošević overwhelmed his initially more powerful opponents in the leadership of Serbia in 1987 by obtaining majority support in higher ranks of the party for his nationalist programme, namely the reduction of autonomy of Kosovo. The other… 

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