Kosovo and Serbia: Contested Options and Shared Consequences

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Mehmeti, Leandrit and Radeljic, Branislav (ed.) 2017. Kosovo and Serbia: Contested Options and Shared Consequences. University of Pittsburgh Press.
EditorsMehmeti, Leandrit and Radeljic, Branislav
Abstract

Following the 1992 breakup of Yugoslavia, the region descended into a series of bloody conflicts marked by intense ethnic and religious hatreds. Kosovo emerged at the epicenter of these disputes and the site of innumerable human rights violations, as Serbia, united with Montenegro at the time, sought to remove the Albanian presence. Kosovo (roughly ninety percent Albanian) declared independence in 2008, and although it is recognized by over one hundred UN member states, it is still not recognized by Serbia. This volume brings together scholars of Serbian, Albanian, Christian, and Muslim backgrounds to examine the Serbian-Albanian dynamic in Kosovo through historical, political, economic, and social perspectives.

Year2017
PublisherUniversity of Pittsburgh Press
Publication dates
Print01 Feb 2017
Publication process dates
Deposited29 Jan 2018
ISBN9780822944690
Web address (URL)http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36679
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