Aufstieg und Transformation eines Gewaltakteurs : die Befreiungsarmee des Kosovo (UÇK)

Rise and change of a violent actor : the Kosovo Liberation Army (UÇK)

  • Following an interpretive sociological approach, the article analyses the rise and transformation of the UÇK in terms of social order and the resulting implications for a solution of the Kosovo status question. Combining Elias’ concept of society with Bourdieu’s categories of capital, the development of the UÇK can be “understood” from an interpretive point of view. In the social space of war, the UÇK rose as a result of increasing capital. As the war ended, the UÇK fell apart because it was unable to accomplish the indispensable functions of any social order.

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Author:Cornelia Frank
URN:urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus-48073
Document Type:Postprint
Language:German
Year of Completion:2005
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2010/09/27
Tag:Balkanstaaten; Kosovokonflikt; Kriegswirtschaft; UÇK
Kosovo conflict; The Balkans; UÇK; war economy
Source:WeltTrends - Zeitschrift für Internationale Politik, 48 (2005), S. 146 - 158
Organizational units:Extern / WeltTrends e.V. Potsdam
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 32 Politikwissenschaft / 320 Politikwissenschaft
Collections:Universität Potsdam / Zeitschriften / WeltTrends : Zeitschrift für internationale Politik, ISSN 0944-8101 / Internet Macht Politik 48 (2005)
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht
Notes extern:
In Printform erschienen bei WeltTrends e.V.:

Internet, Macht, Politik. - Potsdam : Welt-Trends, 2005. - 208 S. - (Welttrends; 13.2005, 48)
ISSN 0944-8101
ISBN 3-937786-42-2
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