Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro – (Not) Sustainable Multinational Creations Cover Image

Босна и Херцеговина и Црна Гора – (Не)Одрживе мултинационалне творевине
Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro – (Not) Sustainable Multinational Creations

Author(s): Zoran Milosavljević
Subject(s): Government/Political systems, Comparative politics, Inter-Ethnic Relations
Published by: Институт за политичке студије
Keywords: multi-ethnic; multinational; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Montenegro; constituency; civil state;

Summary/Abstract: In this research work the author discusses the multi-ethnic and multi-national formations that put itself in the appearance of the civil concept of state nation (Nation Building), and the problems they are facing with regarding the concept of “state formation” instead of the “nation-state”, focusing on two unfinished creations: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro. The analysis is (not) based on the reseach on the possibility of establishing of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro on the principles of civil state. The importance of this research is in pointing to the (im)possibility of their constitution as the national state formation of a stable civil-type democracy, concerning the position of the Serbs in their state structure, and as well as an attempt to ensure regional stability in the Western Balkans and the possible solution to this problem . Problem sought to the couriosity lead question: how to allow stabilization multi-etnichs and multi-national societies, such as Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, and the fact that these arrangements were not to be an impediment to the fullfilment of national rights of the Serb national community in them? The methods applied in this paper are: analytical methods, methods of observation, content analysis, the generalization method and comparative method and so on. This paper will therefore dealt with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro as a multiethnic and multinational states, and the possibility of their constitution on the principles of modern, efficient civil government, and to avoid the complexity of this state organization and stabilization of political legitimacy.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 301-318
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Serbian