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Rule of Law

Gerard Toal and Carl T. Dahlman

in Bosnia Remade

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9780199730360
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199895250 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730360.003.0009
Rule of Law

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This chapter describes how the international community in Bosnia weathered the political crises of 1999 and emerged more able and willing to confront obstructionism to Dayton. New policies, built around the rule of law concept, required local authorities to implement Annex 7 rights. Bosnia's entrenched ethnocracies responded with more subtle means of blocking minority returns, providing the first real test of whether Bosnia could be remade into a multiethnic state.

Keywords: Bosnia; political crises; obstructionism; Dayton; Annex 7; ethnocracies; minority returns

Chapter.  12458 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: European Union

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