Kosovo 20 Years On: Implications for International Order

23. Edward Newman and Gëzim Visoka (2019), ‘Kosovo 20 Years On: Implications for International Order’, The Brown Journal of World Affairs. 26(1): 215-231. Kosovo is a small country that has had a major impact on the evolving international order—the norms and institutions that shape the behavior and practices of states and other international actors. In three controversial policy […]

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Everyday Peace Capture: Nationalism and the Dynamics of Peace after Violent Conflict

22. Gëzim Visoka (2020), ‘Everyday Peace Capture: Nationalism and the Dynamics of Peace after Violent Conflict’, Nations and Nationalism. 26(2): 431-446. Nationalism is arguably one of the most detrimental peace-breaking factors in conflict-affected societies. This article examines how ethno-nationalist elites, subterranean movements, and ordinary people can become blockages to sustainable peace and reconciliation after violent conflict. It […]

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Emancipatory Peace

18. Gëzim Visoka (2020), ‘Emancipatory Peace’, in Oliver P. Richmond and Gëzim Visoka (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Peacebuilding, Statebuilding, and Peace Formation, Oxford: Oxford University Press.  Link: not yet available.

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Kosovo

17. Gëzim Visoka (2020), ‘Kosovo’, in Paul Williams and Milena Sterio (eds) Handbook on Post-Conflict State Building. London: Edward Edgar. This chapter offers an overview of the main features and dynamics of state building in Kosovo, as well as an examination of some of the key challenges in Kosovo’s state building process over the last twenty […]

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Introduction: Statehood and Recognition in the Twenty-First Century

16. Gëzim Visoka, Edward Newman, and John Doyle (2019), ‘Introduction: Statehood and Recognition in the Twenty-First Century’, in Gëzim Visoka, John Doyle, and Edward Newman (eds) Routledge Handbook of State Recognition, London: Routledge, pp. 1-22. This introductory chapter reviews research on state recognition and summarises the contents and contributions of this handbook. The book discusses recognition […]

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Recognition of States by Regional Organisations: The European Union’s Contested Experience

15. Gëzim Visoka and Edward Newman (2019), ‘Recognition of States by Regional Organisations: The European Union’s Contested Experience’, in Gëzim Visoka, John Doyle, and Edward Newman (eds) Routledge Handbook of State Recognition, London: Routledge, pp. 270-281. This chapter provides both a conceptual and empirical discussion of the role of regional organisations in shaping international recognition politics, […]

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The Derecognition of States

14. Gëzim Visoka (2019), ‘The Derecognition of States’, in Gëzim Visoka, John Doyle, and Edward Newman (eds) Routledge Handbook of State Recognition, London: Routledge, pp. 316-332. This chapter examines the theory and practice of state derecognition in world politics. It offers a comprehensive assessment of legal, normative and political theories, and surveys practices of state derecognition. It […]

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Kosovo

13. Gëzim Visoka (2019), ‘Kosovo’, in Gëzim Visoka, John Doyle, and Edward Newman (eds) Routledge Handbook of State Recognition, London: Routledge, pp. 402-416. This chapter explores Kosovo’s journey to independent statehood and the struggle for international recognition. The chapter argues that Kosovo’s diplomatic success in obtaining bilateral recognition has been the situational assemblage of multiple discourses, […]

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Towards a Critical Agenda on State Recognition

12. Gëzim Visoka (2019), ‘Towards a Critical Agenda on State Recognition’, in Gëzim Visoka, John Doyle, and Edward Newman (eds) Routledge Handbook of State Recognition, London: Routledge, pp. 473-494. This chapter offer a critical outlook of existing debates on state recognition and proposed future research directions. It argued that existing knowledge on state recognition and the […]

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