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Promoting democracy and human rights in North African states: which role for the European Union?
Revolts and political changes occurred in North African States in the general context of the so-called “Arab spring” since the end of 2010 constitutes an opportunity to start a rethinking about EU democracy promotion ...
Consociationalism, democracy and discrimination : the prospects for constitutional reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Consociationalism is frequently adopted as a tool to resolve conflicts in deeply divided societies. It is increasingly considered only a transitional arrangement, because it is an impediment to democracy and social peace ...
The European Unions balancing act between norms and interests in its Southern neighbourhood : an analysis of explanatory factors behind inconsistent human rights and democratisation policies of the EU in Northern Africa
The events of the ‘Arab Spring’ and especially the initial uprisings in Northern Africa have uncovered the EU’s policies towards the region and the often inconsistent balancing of the EU’s treaty-based norms of human rights ...
Democracy and human rights on the way of transition : case study Republic of Croatia: does Croatia meet political criteria of guaranteeing democracy and human rights with a view to the country’s accession into the European Union?
After almost six years of negotiations, member states of the European Union on 24th June 2011 decided that Croatia is finally ready for ending of negotiation process for European Union membership, just before Croatian ...
Bridging ethnic divisions through building social capital: structural challenges and future perspectives for Bosnia and Herzegovina
The recent history of Bosnia and Herzegovina has had little positive notes. So far the results of the very ambiguous state building project of both USA and the EU have been mixed at best. This thesis highlights an excessive ...
The use of history in democratization-processes : symbols, traditions, education and truth and justice policies in Europe
This research analyzes the different ways history is used by states in democratization-processes, both in the short term transition to democracy as for the long term consolidation of democracy. After an attempt to define ...