This title was first published in 2002: Presenting a new and original theoretical approach to conflict resolution this timely work draws on the findings from fifty interviews conducted with international organizations in Bosnia. This expansive account of international relations theory, particularly new theoretical approaches, contains detailed genealogy of the nation-state structure including specifically Balkan nationalism and analyzes the Dayton Peace Accord. It will be useful for students, academics and policy makers working/studying in the fields of international relations, post-Cold War security, Balkan/Bosnian history and comparative politics.
'An original work…to be praised for opening up new debates.' Etudes internationales
Contents: Human security and international relations; Reconstituting sovereignty - the creation of dispersed vertical and horizontal sovereignty; The nation state: a constructed entity; Dayton’s prodigy - a construction of necessity; A critique of the post-Dayton implementation process; Dayton: an unbundling of sovereignty; Conclusion: bridging binary opposition; Bibliography