This new book presents contributions by leading authorities on the origins of the Balkan crisis, the reasons for the decay and dissolution of the old Yugoslavia, the nature of the new regimes, the prospects for solution of the remaining conflicts and for the building of viable successor states.
1. Introduction Part 1. Anatomy of collapse 2. The politics of dissolution 3. The disintegration of Yugoslavia: causes and consequences of dynamic inefficiency in semi-command economies 4. The degeneration of the Yugoslav Communist Party as a managing elite - a familiar East European story? 5. The collapse of Yugoslavia - between chance and necessity Part 2. In the eye of the storm 6. Bosnia 7. The military, Yugoslavia and post-Yugoslavia 8. Kosovo 9. The West and the international organisations Part 3. The successor states 10. Serbia/Montenegro 11. Croatia 12. Slovenia 13. Macedonia 14. Summing up; what price a theory of fragmentation?