Oil shocks, migration and European integration: a (Trans)national perspective on the Yugoslav crises of the 1980s

  title={Oil shocks, migration and European integration: a (Trans)national perspective on the Yugoslav crises of the 1980s},
  author={Sara Bernard},
  journal={National Identities},
  pages={463 - 484}
  • Sara Bernard
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • National Identities
ABSTRACT The extensive Yugoslav economic migration and presence of Yugoslav ethnic minorities in Western Europe, as well as the interaction of this migration with the Yugoslav crisis of the 1980s, remain under-researched. This article sets out to offer a modest contribution on this neglected topic. It argues that short-distance transnational communities and short-term migration were already at the centre of grievances articulated on ethno-nationalist grounds in the early 1980s. It links these… Expand
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