Building Democracy in the Yugoslav Successor States: by Sabrina P. Ramet,Christine M. Hassenstab,Ola Listhaug

By Sabrina P. Ramet,Christine M. Hassenstab,Ola Listhaug

development democracy in societies that experience recognized in simple terms authoritarian rule for part a century is complex. Taking the post-Yugoslav zone as its case learn, this quantity exhibits how luck with democratisation relies on different factors, together with constructing the guideline of legislation, the consolidation of loose media, and society's reputation of ethnic, non secular and sexual minorities. Surveying the seven successor states, the authors argue that Slovenia is in a category on its own because the so much winning, with Croatia and Serbia now not some distance in the back of. the opposite states - Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Kosovo - are all suffering from difficulties of corruption, poverty, and unemployment. The authors deal with the difficulty of values as a coverage challenge in its personal correct, debating the level to which values were reworked via alterations in schooling and the media, how church buildings and women's businesses have entered into the coverage debate, and even if governments have embraced a programme designed to impact alterations in values.

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