Policy of Multiculturalism in Serbia: Between Legal Confusion and Social Segregation

Bašić, Goran (2018) Policy of Multiculturalism in Serbia: Between Legal Confusion and Social Segregation. In: Multiculturalism in Public Policies. Edited volume . Institute of Social Sciences ; Academic Network for Cooperation in South East Europe ; Institute for Ethnic Studies ; Center for International and Security Studies of Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade; Ljubljana; Zagreb, pp. 63-95. ISBN 978-86-7093-203-6 (ISS)

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Abstract

The paper which was developed at the Institute of Social Sciences within the research made for the project entitled “Social Transformations in the Process of European Integrations – Multidisciplinary Approach” provides a critical overview of the policy of multiculturalism in the Republic of Serbia. Constitutional solutions and legislation which regulate the status of national minorities do not correspond to the country’s multiethnic nature. In consequence, Serbia is reduced to a state in which the policy of multiculturalism is replaced with the policy of the state consensus with monocultural groups pertaining to the protection of their vital interests. Such political constellation befi ts only the most numerous, as well as territorially and politically homogeneous national minorities with clearly defi ned negotiating positions.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Serbia, multiculturalism, public policies, ethnocultural groups
Institutional centre: Centre for political research and public opinion
Depositing User: Vesna Jovanović
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2019 11:27
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2019 11:27
URI: http://iriss.idn.org.rs/id/eprint/68

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