Socialist Serbia's Narratives: From Yugoslavia to a Greater Serbia

  title={Socialist Serbia's Narratives: From Yugoslavia to a Greater Serbia},
  author={Dejan Guzina},
  journal={International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society},
  • Dejan Guzina
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society
The essay surveys various attempts of Serbian intellectual and political elites to define Serbian national goals in relation to a socialist Yugoslavia. I suggest that even though rhetorical devices and policies applied throughout the entire socialist period have appeared to be the same (e.g., that all Serbs should live in one state), different contexts in each of the subperiods of socialist Serbia and Yugoslavia yielded entirely different results (e.g., in favor of Yugoslavia, or in favor of a… 

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