Human Rights and Rule of Law in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina
Offers a field view of the rule of law and human rights reform in the reconciliation and reconstruction process in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This volume reveals how the programs were created, what laws they were pursuant to, and what alternatives were rejected and why.
Foreword, Margareta Wahlstrom; Introduction; Part I Theory and Critique: Deus ex machina: the laws, priorities and players central to the international administration of post-conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dina Francesca Haynes; 'Home' and return in the Bosnian foreign intervention: an anthropological critique, Stef Jansen; Assuming Bosnia: taking polities seriously in ethnically divided states, Timothy William Waters; Assessing the accountability of the High representative, Rebecca Everly; Equality after genocide: jurisprudence of the legal institutions established in Dayton's Bosnia, Sheri Rosenberg.; Part II Practice and Programs: The Dayton dialectic: the significance of property deprivation and repossession in the context of ethnic cleansing, Rhodri C. Williams and Charles Philpott; Tackling obstruction to property rights and return. A critical assessment of the practice of removing housing officials, Massimo Moratti; Addressing corruption and organized crime in the context of re-establishing the rule of law, Sebastian van de Vliet; The elephant in the room: defense reform in Bosnia, Ric Bainter; Rule of law: from the international criminal tribunal of Yugoslavia to the war crimes chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Fidelma Donlan; Bibliography.