Beyond Transition: rethinking elite configurations in the Balkans

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This article describes four types of new elites which have emerged in the post-post-socialism (PPS) period: a local political class, a comprador bourgeoisie of business people or NGO project staff (Euro-elites), a domestic business elite, and in areas of conflict, warlords and mafia chieftains. The four groups of elites compete for the resources and opportunities offered by project society in the era of European integration, economic reform and democracy promotion in Southeast Europe.
Originalspråkengelska
Titel på värdpublikationPostsocialism: ideals, Ideologies and Practices in Eurasia
RedaktörerC.M. Hann
FörlagRoutledge
Sidor297-316
ISBN (tryckt)0415262577
StatusPublished - 2002

Bibliografisk information

contact the author at steven.sampson@soc.lu.se for an earlier version of this article

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ)

  • Socialantropologi

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