Peacebuilding and consociational electoral engineering in bosnia and herzegovina

  title={Peacebuilding and consociational electoral engineering in bosnia and herzegovina},
  author={R. Belloni},
  journal={International Peacekeeping},
  pages={334 - 353}
  • R. Belloni
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • International Peacekeeping
  • What role do elections play in societies emerging from communal war and what type of institutions can serve as catalysts in deepening peace and compromise? While some analysts argue that ethnicity should be recognized through ‘consociational’ institutions, others maintain that ‘integrative’ devices – in particular, carefully crafted electoral rules – can limit or even break down the salience of ethnicity and increase the possibility for inter-ethnic accommodation. This article examines the post… CONTINUE READING
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