Corpus ID: 230808963

Semi-Authoritarianism Accepted: The European Union’s Problematic Involvement in Serbia

@inproceedings{Radelji2018SemiAuthoritarianismAT,
  title={Semi-Authoritarianism Accepted: The European Union’s Problematic Involvement in Serbia},
  author={B. Radelji{\'c}},
  year={2018}
}
The relationship between Brussels and Belgrade has never been straightforward. Following the overthrow of Slobodan Milosevic, EU authorities have welcomed different opposition forces and altogether failed to pursue reforms and consolidate institutional infrastructure. Accordingly, this paper examines the EU’s position vis-a-vis the increasing semiauthoritarianism in Serbia. It is argued that as long as the problematic Serbian elites pretend, or even manage to meet some of the EU’s expectations… Expand