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Humanitarian Intervention in the Balkans

Nicholas Morris*

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assesses the success of the two humanitarian interventions in the Balkans – Bosnia in 1995 and Kosovo in 1999 – from the perspective of humanitarian organizations. It argues how, ironically, the ... More


Croatia's Leap towards Political Equality: Rules and Players 1

Josip Glaurdic

in Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the increase in women’s parliamentary representation in Croatia in the 2000 elections. Three main factors contributed to the increase in representation. These are electoral rule ... More


Maternal Mortality as an Indicator of the Standard of Living in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Slavonia

Eugene A. Hammel and Aaron Gullickson

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This study of maternal mortality on the Croatian-Bosnian border in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries shows that the chance of death in childbirth was sensitive to major changes in the social ... More


Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Vjekoslav Perica

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Written on the basis of a wide range of South Slav sources and previously unpublished, often confidential documents from communist state archives, as well as on the author's own on‐the‐ground ... More


The Formation of Croatian National Identity: A Centuries-Old Dream?

Alex J. Bellamy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065026
eISBN:
9781781700440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065026.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book assesses the formation of Croatian national identity in the 1990s. It develops a novel framework, calling into question both primordial and modernist approaches to nationalism and national ... More


Religion as Hallmark of Nationhood

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The first part of the chapter gives a brief account of the bloody fratricidal war fought in Croatia and Bosnia‐Herzegovina in 1991–5, which resulted from ethnic nationalistic revolutions aimed at ... More


The Twilight of Balkan Idols

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The beginning of the chapter briefly discusses the degradation of the Balkan successor states to Yugoslavia, and the despise with which they were held by the West (except for Slovenia) – Serbia and ... More


Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationhood

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Introduces the book by discussing the symbolic destruction of churches, monasteries and other monuments and sacred places of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church in Croatia and ... More


The Catholic Church and the Making of the Croatian Nation, 1970–1984

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The largest of the Yugoslav nationalist movements that emerged in the late 1960s was the Croatian National Movement, which during the period 1973 to 1989 was heavily suppressed by Tito's communists, ... More


Flames and Shrines: The Serbian Church and Serbian Nationalist Movement in the 1980s

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter starts with a brief account of Albanian anti‐Serbian activities (attacks on Serbian sacred places and monuments, said to be fuelled by religious hatred) in Kosovo in the 1980s. It then ... More


The Second Strife: Religion as the Catalyst of the Crisis in the 1980S and 1990S

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After Tito's death, ethnic nationalism was simmering in all parts of Yugoslavia from Slovenia in the northwest to Kosovo in the southeast. The secular politics of the regime's establishment involved ... More


A Distinctive Geopolitical Space

Gerard Toal and Carl T. Dahlman

in Bosnia Remade: Ethnic Cleansing and its Reversal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199730360
eISBN:
9780199895250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730360.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines Bosnia-Herzegovina's geopolitical setting in greater depth, most especially its status as a contested space between Serbia and Croatia. Both were not destined to fight over ... More


Clinical Legal Education in Central and Eastern Europe: Selected Case Studies

MARIANA BERBEC-ROSTAS, ARKADY GUTNIKOV, and BARBARA NAMYSLOWSKA-GABRYSIAK

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at the history, rationale, current design, and future potential of clinical legal education programs in Central and Eastern Europe. It describes the early developments of clinical ... More


Initial Settlement Attempts

Marc Weller

in Contested Statehood: Kosovo's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199566167
eISBN:
9780191705373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566167.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter continues to trace the recent history of Kosovo within the context of the dissolution of the Yugoslav federation. Picking up in 1991, it examines the fall-out from the Serbian and ... More


Sarajevo, 1941-1945: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Hitler's Europe

Emily Greble

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449215
eISBN:
9780801460739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449215.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On April 15, 1941, Sarajevo fell to Germany's 16th Motorized Infantry Division. The city, along with the rest of Bosnia, was incorporated into the Independent State of Croatia, one of the most brutal ... More


The far right in the Balkans

Vera Stojarova

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089732
eISBN:
9781781706473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089732.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This text focuses on the far right in the Balkan region, i.e., in Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria and Romania. The ideological features, strategy and tactics, internal ... More


The Communists and the Serb Rebellion, c. April–September 1941

Marko Attila Hoare

in Genocide and Resistance in Hitler’s Bosnia: The Partisans and the Chetniks, 1941–1943

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263808
eISBN:
9780191734458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263808.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Partisan movement in Bosnia-Hercegovina was the product both of long-term socio-economic developments at home and of the short-term ‘accident’ of foreign invasion and occupation; it involved the ... More


The Great Serb Reaction, c. August–December 1941

Marko Attila Hoare

in Genocide and Resistance in Hitler’s Bosnia: The Partisans and the Chetniks, 1941–1943

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263808
eISBN:
9780191734458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263808.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The KPJ's careful organization and preparation made it the most important leader of the Serb rebellion in Bosnia-Hercegovina and Croatia in the summer of 1941. It was able to assume this position as ... More


Pre-1914 Administrative Boundaries and the Birth of Yugoslavia

Ana S. Trbovich

in A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333435
eISBN:
9780199868834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333435.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The legal aspects of the Yugoslav wars center around one key question: Can internal administrative boundaries serve as a legal basis for secession? This chapter analyzes the territorial division of ... More


The (Self-) Determination of the Yugoslav Peoples

Ana S. Trbovich

in A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333435
eISBN:
9780199868834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333435.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the right to self-determination of the peoples of Yugoslavia. The Constitution of the Socialist Federalist Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) limited “the right to ... More


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