Unpacking Post-Communist Socio-Political Transformations in the Western Balkans: A Citizenship-Centred Approach

December 2012
Südost-Europa;2012, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p555
Academic Journal
This paper discusses the benefits of using a citizenship-centred approach in the study of state-building in the Balkans. Applying Shaw's and Å tiks's concept of the "citizenship regime", the paper argues that the process of multiple transformations triggered by the fall of communism and the varieties in state-building practices in the post-Yugoslav states cannot be fully comprehended without a deeper understanding of citizenship regimes.


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