Region Volume 7 No.2

Lewis Siegelbaum
Hyun Taek Kim

From the Editor     1

Eric Gordy Introduction     3


Miloš Đinđić and Dragana Bajić
Challenges of Public Administration Reform in Serbia: Between Requirements and Reality       9

Linka Toneva-Metodieva
Prospects for a Democratic Transformation of Postcommunist Society: The Case of Bulgaria     35

Edvin Zhllima, Drini Imami, Klodjan Rama, and Arjan Shahini
Corruption in Education during Socialism and the Postsocialist Transition: The Case of Albania     51

Nenad Markovikj and Ivan Damjanovski
The EU’s Democracy Promotion Meets Informal Politics: The Case of Leaders’ Meetings in the Republic of Macedonia      71

Adem Beha and Gëzim Selaci
Statebuilding without Exit Strategy in Kosovo: Stability, Clientelism, and Corruption     97

Review Essay
Branislav Radeljić Is There Any Hope for the Balkans?     125

Book Reviews
Rimma Tangalycheva
N. I. Lapin, ed.
Atlas modernizatsii Rossii i ee regionov: Sotsioekonomicheskie i sotsiokul ́turnye tendentsii i problemy     135

Alexander Diener
Edith W. Clowes and Shelly Jarre Bromber, eds.
Area Studies in the Global Age: Community, Place, Identity     141

Notes on the Contributors     145