A Level-of-Analysis-approach to the Kosovo-War by Bernd Reismann

By Bernd Reismann

Seminar paper from the yr 2006 within the topic Politics - foreign Politics - sector: South East Europe, Balkans, grade: 2,0, collage of Münster (Institut für Politikwissenschaft), path: clash answer, 10 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: This paper bargains with the Kosovo-War of 1999 and attempts to ascertain this clash through the use of the Multi-Level-Analysis. This strategy was once first demonstrated by way of the Realist student Kenneth Waltz in 1954 and it marks a key point of the Realist-theory of overseas Relations.
On the only hand the Multi-Level-Analysis offers the chance to provide an explanation for the reasons of conflict on diversified degrees of society just like the person, the societal and the overseas point. nevertheless, clash resolutions are available in addition through discovering and fixing the clash factors on each one level.
In its first bankruptcy, the next paper will supply an summary of the Realist Multi- Level-Analysis as offered by way of Kenneth Waltz. The theory’s software for the reason and the answer of conflicts can also be a side of the 1st bankruptcy. the subsequent chapters will use this theoretical template to discover and to give an explanation for the several clash explanations on each one point which bring about the Kosovo-War.
Therefore, the second one bankruptcy examines the behaviour and coverage of the 2 significant protagonists at the person point. Slobodan Milosevic as President of Yugoslavia and Ibrahim Rugova because the consultant of the Kosovo-Albanians might be faced and in comparison to locate the conflict’s person motives.
The 3rd bankruptcy offers with the nationwide resp. societal point. the following the conflicting pursuits of other ethnical or social teams might be awarded. but in addition in your price range difficulties and social injustice performed an incredible function for the increase of the clash in Kosovo. those features can be tested as well.
The fourth bankruptcy offers an summary of crucial actors at the overseas point. these are firms just like the european, NATO, OSCE but additionally Russia and the us. Their roles, pursuits and significance in the course of the clash may be defined and in comparison relating to Waltz’ conception approximately clash motives at the overseas level.
The paper ends with a precis of the previous chapters and a serious view on Waltz’ conception. The questions, in how a ways the Multi-Level-Analysis is acceptable at the Kosovo-War and no matter if it could actually supply chances for clash solution could be replied during this final chapter.

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