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  • Koinova, Maria, "Ethnonationalist Conflict in Postcommunist States: Varieties of Governance in Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Kosovo," University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

Tracing the development, continuity and change of informally institutionalized conflict dynamics in Bulgaria, Macedonia and Kosovo, this book analyzes why some conflicts were resolved with minimal violence after the end of communism while others broke out into civil war.

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Review in Foreign Affairs (January/February 2014) | Excerpts from Journal Reviews 2014-2015

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Book chapters and other publications

  • Koinova, Maria. 2018. "Diaspora Mobilizations for Conflict: Beyond Amplification and Reduction," in Robin Cohen and Carolin Fisher (eds.) Handbook of Diaspora Studies, London: Routledge, forthcoming.

  • Koinova, Maria. 2017. “Conflict and Cooperation in Armenian Diaspora Mobilization for Genocide Recognition,” in David Carment and Ariane Sadjed (eds.) Diaspora as Cultures of Cooperation: Global and Local Perspectives. London: Palgrave, pp.111-129.

  • Koinova, Maria 2014a. “Diasporas and Contextualized Transnationalism” and “Conclusions” in Dino Abazovic and Mitja Velikonja (eds.) Post-Yugoslavia. New Cultural and Political Perspectives, Palgrave.
  • Koinova, Maria 2014b. “Conditionality vs. Socialization: The EU Impact on Human Rights in Macedonia” in Henry Chip Carey (ed.) European Institutions, Democratization, and Human Rights Protection in the European Periphery, 2014, Lanham: Lexington Books.
  • Koinova, Maria. 2010a. “Unintended Consequences of Diaspora Entrepreneurship during Post-conflict Reconstruction” The Forum, Center for International Relations, VA, USA, Fall.
  • Koinova, Maria, 2010b. “Diasporas and International Politics: Utilizing the Universalistic Creed of Liberalism for Particularistic and Nationalist Purposes” in Rainer Bauböck and Thomas Faist (eds.) Diaspora and Transnationalism. Concepts, Theories, Methodologies, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, peer-reviewed.
  • Koinova, Maria, 2009. “Conditions and Timing of Moderate Diaspora Mobilization,” Working Paper, George Mason University, Center for Global Studies, Global Migration and Transnational Politics Series, October,
  • Koinova, Maria, 2007. “Fragments of Conflict Research,” in Eidelson, Roy et al. eds. Peacemaker 101, Philadelphia, PA: Solomon Asch Center for Ethno-political Conflict.
  • Koinova, Maria, 2004. “Understanding the War in Kosovo” by F. Bieber and Zh. Daskalovski. Book Review. Nationalities Papers, June.
  • Koinova, Maria, 2003. “Three Outcomes of Ethnic Conflict: The Cases of Bulgaria, Macedonia and Yugoslavia (Kosovo) 1989-1999” in Dimitris Keridis, Ellen Elias-Bursac and Nicholas Yatromonalakis (eds.) New Approaches to Balkan Studies. Dulles, VA: Brassey’s, peer-reviewed.
  • Koinova Maria and Louis Rodriguez-Pinero Royo. 2000. "The State of Human and Minority Rights, in Italian] pp. 132-148; and Maria Koinova and Eduardo Trillo "Kosovo Roma and Other Minorities"] pp. 151-153. in La Pace Intrattabile. Kosovo 1999/2000: Radiografia del Dopo-bombe [Kosovo 1999-2000. The Intractable Peace. A Radiography of the Early Post-War], edited by Francesco Strazzari, Louis Rodriguez-Royo, Gabriella Arcadu and Barbara Carrai. Trieste, Asterios, peer-reviewed.

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