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Peacebuilding in Practice: Local Experience in Two Bosnian Towns

Adam Moore


In November 2007 the southern Bosnian city of Mostar was rocked by two days of violent clashes between Croat and Bosniak youth. It was not the city's only experience of ethnic conflict in recent years. Indeed, Mostar's problems are often cited as emblematic of the failure of international efforts to overcome deep divisions that continue to stymie the postwar peace process in Bosnia. Yet not all of Bosnia has been plagued by such troubles. Mostar remains mired in distrust and division, but the Brcko District in the northeast corner of the country has become a model of what Bosnia could be. Its ... More

Keywords: Mostar, Bosnia, ethnic conflict, Brcko District, integrated school, postwar peacebuilding

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780801451997
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801451997.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adam Moore, author
Assistant Professor of Geography, UCLA