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Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Cerwyn Moore


This book draws on several years of field research, as well as hermeneutic global politics and analysis of empirical source material, in order to shed light on contemporary violence. Drawing on interpretive approaches to international relations, the book argues that founding events and multiple contexts informed the stories used by different members of the Kosovan and Chechen movements involved, respectively, in conflicts with the federal authorities in Serbia and Russia. The book examines why elements within the Kosovo Liberation Army and the armed forces of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria e ... More

Keywords: contemporary violence, international relations, Kosovan movements, Chechen movements, conflicts, federal authorities, Serbia, Russia, Kosovo Liberation Army, armed forces

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780719075995
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719075995.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cerwyn Moore, author