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The organisation of war-escalation in the Krajina region of Croatia 1990–91
Hannes Grandits and Carolin Leutloff

nationalistic Croatian Democratic Community (HDZ), led by Franjo Tudjman, was remarkable.2 This party became the new leading political force after forty-five years of socialist autocracy. The HDZ was able to form the new government in the Croatian federal parliament (Sabor) without other parties. Two weeks later, on 20 May 1990, the Serbian Democratic Party (SDS), the small nationalistic party of the Serbs in Croatia, which had only a few representatives in the newly elected Sabor, suspended its contacts with the parliament.3 Their withdrawal from formal politics in Croatia

in Potentials of disorder
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A pluralist theory of citizenship
Rainer Bauböck

each other as members of a transgenerational political community whose government institutions have to track the collective will of the citizenry. This more demanding republican conception of democratic community cannot apply to international organizations and many would also contest that it applies to the European Union in its present shape. Yet the Union has already grounded its political legitimacy to a large extent on equal treatment and democratic

in Democratic inclusion