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By Cvete Koneska

After Ethnic clash: Policy-making in Post-conflict Bosnia and Macedonia investigates how delicate coverage concerns may be resolved within the aftermath of conflict via investigating how political elites have interaction and make judgements in ethnically divided societies. Focussing at the interactions among political elites and makes an attempt to arrive contract throughout ethnic strains in Bosnia and Macedonia the ebook examines the influence that institutional elements could have on political actors and the choices they make.Examining household components and exterior impression in politics, Cvete Koneska identifies 4 key drivers of post-conflict cooperation: cross-cutting identities, minority veto powers, territorial autonomy, and casual practices to give an explanation for inter-ethnic political lodging. through having a look past the quick post-conflict panorama, created by way of international peace negotiators and reduction missions, to the inner political procedure she indicates the true purposes political actors cooperate and the way competing ethnic tensions are reconciled following ethnic clash. Delving deeper into particular coverage components to match profitable and unsuccessful makes an attempt at ethnic lodging this e-book explores the standards at the back of the several coverage results that maintain or undermine peace and ethnic cooperation in ethnically divided societies.

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Federal units, were the expressions of sovereignty of the people in Yugoslavia. This tension between the national and territorial grounding of sovereignty, while dormant until 1989, created major disagreements in 1990 when the federation was on the brink of dissolution. Slovene and Croatian communist leaders argued for the territorial interpretation of sovereignty and claimed that republics, not nations, had the 2 ‘Osnovna načela’, in Ustav Socijalističke Federativne Republike Jugoslavije. [Basic Principles.

Most items on the political agenda, ranging from truly sensitive issues such as security sector reforms, to more technical issues such as customs and tax reforms, have at times acquired ethnic overtones. Thus ethnicity is included in each policy debate even if the policy has no implications for ethnic relations, but because of deliberate linkages to such policies, or log-rolling, could add to further ethnicisation of policy issues and politics in general. The policy cases analysed in later chapters are all instances of policy issues which are highly sensitive for ethnic relations.

If reforms are successful, they can endanger the functioning of informal networks. 15 Stuart J. Kaufmann, ‘Escaping the Symbolic Politics Trap: Reconciliation Initiatives and Conflict Resolution in Ethnic Wars’, Journal of Peace Research, 43 (2006): 201–18. 16 James Fearon and Davies Laitin, ‘Violence and the Social Construction of Ethnic Identity’, International Organization, 54 (2003): 845–77. Jens Sorensen, State Collapse and Social Reconstruction in the Periphery: Political Economy, Ethnicity and Development in Yugoslavia, Serbia and Kosovo (Berghahn Books, 2009).

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