Conflict in Macedonia : exploring a paradox in the former Yugoslavia / Sasho Ripiloski Ripiloski, Sasho

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Political violence - Macedonia (Republic); Macedonia (Republic) - Politics and government - 1992-; Political violence - North Macedonia.
  • Title page; copyright page; Contents; Maps; Acronyms; Acknowledgments; ch1-The Macedonian Paradox; Key Arguments; What Is Conflict Prevention?; Purpose and Structure; Notes; ch2-The Path to Independence: Exception to the Rule; Clinging to Yugoslavia; Republican Multiparty Elections: Yugoslavia or Macedonia?; Treading an Uncertain Path; The JNA's Withdrawal; External Sources of Conflict: The Specter of the Four Wolves; Internal Sources of Conflict: State-Building in a Multiethnic Polity; Albanian-Macedonians: A Disloyal Fifth Column?
  • Post-Yugoslav Economic Decline: Casting Doubt on Macedonia's ViabilityCharting Post-Independence Peace; Notes; ch3-The International Response: A Model of (Operational) Prevention; UNPREDEP: Deterring Aggression; OSCE: Monitoring Spillover; ICFY: Addressing Minority Demands; NGOs: Building Bridges; United States: Augmenting the Preventive Effort; Prevention in Practice; What Now?; Notes; ch4-Violence Grips the "Oasis of Peace"; Conflict Finally Arrives in Macedonia: A Narrative of Events; Aracinovo: Staring into the Abyss; International Engagement: Averting Civil War.
  • Ohrid Framework Agreement: Laying the Basis for PeacePost-Ohrid: Consolidating Peace; Facilitating Factors: Moving Toward Wider Conflict; What Can We Learn?; Notes; ch5-Making Sense of Events; Escaping Peacefully: The Collapse of Yugoslavia; The Remaining Wolves: Waiting to Pounce?; Defusing Intrasocietal Tensions Post-Independence; Gligorov: The Fox as a Factor in Peace; Other Restraining Factors; The International Response: Solidifying a Weak State; The Oasis of Peace, Continued; The Outbreak of Conflict: Internal Explanations; The Outbreak of Conflict: External Explanations.
  • Humanitarian Intervention in Kosovo: A Seminal MomentCivil War Averted; A Clearer Picture Emerges; Notes; ch6-The Broader Significance of the Macedonian Experience; Extrapolating Key Policy Lessons; What Else We Have Learned; Additional Lessons and Theoretical Issues Arising from the Macedonian Case; Conflict Causation and Mitigation: Adding to the Empirical Knowledge Base; Challenges to Prevention: Formidable Obstacles Remain; Reconceptualizing Security: An Emerging Imperative; Humanitarian Intervention: Where to Now?; Preventive Actors: Some Final Thoughts; Remaining Realistic; Notes.
  • ch7-Taking StockKey Arguments Revisited; Giving Meaning to Events; Lessons Learned; By Way of Conclusion; Notes; Appendix: Interviews Conducted by the Author; Bibliography; Index; About the Book.
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