The political engagement of women in post-conflict Kosovo

Polityczne zaangażowanie kobiet po zakończeniu konfliktu w Kosowie

ORCID: Paulina Szeląg: 0000-0002-0662-4987

ORCID: Paulina Szeląg: 0000-0002-0662-4987

Pages: 127-149

Edition: Lublin 2021

DOI: https://doi.org/10.36874/RIESW.2021.4.7

Citation method: P. Szeląg, The political engagement of women in post-conflict Kosovo, „Rocznik Instytutu Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej” 19(2021), z. 4, s. 127-149, doi: https://doi.org/10.36874/RIESW.2021.4.7.

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Abstract: Republika Kosowa powstała w kilkanaście lat po rozpadzie Federacyjnej Socjalistycznej Republiki Jugosławii. Jednakże problemy tego obecnego terytorium państwowego były widoczne już w trakcie rządów Josipa Broza Tito. W państwie tym w przeciągu ostatnich dziesięciu lat prezydentem została dwukrotnie wybrana kobieta. Nasuwa się zatem pytanie, jak wygląda pozycja kobiet na kosowskiej scenie politycznej? Jest to zjawisko szczególnie istotne z punktu widzenia odbudowy państwa po zakończeniu konfliktu zbrojnego. Celem artykułu jest dokonanie analizy ewolucji roli kosowskich kobiet w polityce szczebla centralnego tego państwa. Z tego względu w tekście zostało uwzględnione zaangażowanie kobiet w konflikt w Kosowie, a zwłaszcza w działalność Wyzwoleńczej Armii Kosowa (alb. Ushtria Çlirimtare e Kosovës, UÇK). Autorka przedstawia również rolę kobiet na kosowskiej scenie politycznej po 1999 r., ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem zmian, które miały miejsce po ogłoszeniu niepodległości Kosowa. W tekście zostały również przedstawione sylwetki wybranych kobiet, które od lat są obecne w polityce Kosowa. W artykule wykorzystano analizę źródeł pierwotnych i wtórnych, metodę porównawczą, metodę historyczną oraz analizę danych statystycznych.

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