Conflict in the Former Yugoslavia: An Encyclopedia by John B. Allcock, Marko Milivojevic, John J. Horton

By John B. Allcock, Marko Milivojevic, John J. Horton

The loss of life of Yugoslavia ended in a savage inner clash that rejected eu efforts to avoid it. extreme and sometimes prompt media assurance tended to provide a complicated maze of pictures and impressions. This well timed, effortless to take advantage of reference paintings surveys the origins, improvement, humans, areas, occasions, thoughts, treaties, and agreements touching on the clash within the former Yugoslavia within the 1990s.

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During the 1970s, however, the problem of meeting these credit obligations mounted. $24 billion, or nearly $1,000 for every Yugoslav. An adequate response to the economic crisis was made more difficult by Yugoslavia’s political system. In spite of the much-heralded moves toward “market socialism,” there were appreciable rigidities within an economic system that was still largely politicized. There were built-in pressures in particular toward inflation and low productivity that were rooted in large measure in the distinctive system known as workers’ self-management.

2,480, which placed it on a par with or ahead of most of its Eastern and Central European neighbors, such as Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, and Romania. This level of economic development was on a par with other “upper-middle-income countries” such as Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, and South Korea. As significant as Yugoslavia’s relative success in economic terms was the fact that, in comparison Page xiii with other “real socialist” states, its citizens enjoyed the benefits of openness at a variety of levels.

He has published widely in journals and edited volumes on these subjects. His own most recent book, Romania after Ceausescu: The Politics of Intolerance (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1995) has now been updated in translation and published in Romania. Page xix Nikolaos M. Glinias was born and lives in Crete. He holds degrees from Syracuse University, and as a doctoral candidate at the University of Bradford he is currently pursuing research into the military dimension of the breakup of the former Yugoslavia, in addition to his interest in relations between Yugoslavia’s successor states and Greece.

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