Minority Consultative Bodies in Kosovo: A Quest for Effective Emancipation or Elusive Participation?
Visoka, Gezim, Beha, Adem, Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe : JEMIE
This paper examines the extent to which effective political participation can be achieved through minority consultative bodies, and what obstacles and shortcomings can potentially occur in practice. It explores the Kosovo case, where a variety of minority consultative bodies were established in recent years to ensure effective minority participation and representation at the highest decision-making levels. It will be argued that despite the prospects of the established legal and institutional framework, these bodies have fallen short in providing meaningful representation of minority interests and needs in Kosovo. This is largely affected by the intermeshed interests of elites among the …
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Publication information: Article title: Minority Consultative Bodies in Kosovo: A Quest for Effective Emancipation or Elusive Participation?. Contributors: Visoka, Gezim - Author, Beha, Adem - Author. Journal title: Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe : JEMIE. Volume: 10. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2011. Page number: 1+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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