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By Ola Listhaug, Sabrina P. Ramet, Dragana Dulić

Discusses Serbia's fight for democratic values after the autumn of the Milosevic regime provoked via the NATO conflict, and after the trauma as a result of the secession of Kosovo. Are the worth platforms of the post-Milosevic period real obstacles of a not on time transition of this kingdom? Seventeen individuals from Norway, Serbia, Italy, Germany, Poland and a few different ecu nations lined a vast variety of themes which will offer solutions to this question. the themes in their investigations have been nationwide myths and logos, historical past textbooks, media, movie, faith, inter-ethnic discussion, transitional justice, political celebration agendas and different comparable subject matters.

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49 This means that Serbia has fallen eight places in comparison to its previous ranking in 2008, with a weakening in its financial markets and macroeconomic stability. —are extremely unfavorable. Unemployment and the large deficit remain ongoing political and economic problems. Actually, only 15% of the Serbian economy is functioning. Deep-seated grievances are primarily based on poverty which is caused by a low level of the national per capita income, derived from the insufficient participation and insufficient social inclusion of the population in the labor market in the sphere of social services, including education, health or utilities.

Into the moral vacuum and moral collapse that was endemic in Serbian society, a culture of violence has permeated the social tissue. Negative cultural messages have been received both from the capital and from the inner cities. Middle-sized towns have registered waves of youth violence. According to the Helsinki Committee For Human Rights in Serbia’s Annual Report: Serbia 2008, “The year 2008 was marked by violence at all levels—from political, through stadium violence, to school and street violence.

Milivojevic, Civil Society in Serbia, p. 16. 19 This segment of the state administration cooperates with the nongovernmental sector: in this context the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights signed a Memorandum on Understanding with over 100 NGOs in early 2009. 1819. 21 Serbian society today can be characterized as deeply conservative. As seen in a recent Helsinki Committee report on nationalism, only now are social and cultural tendencies that were suppressed under communism and Milošević emerging fully.

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