Temida 2006 Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages: 33-37
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War veterans: Factor of instability or factor of peace (building)
It is the characteristic of the entire region of the former Yugoslavia that veterans of regional wars 1991-1999 are marginalized social group. Besides negative consequences for veterans, the marginalization strongly affects the whole communities, as well as very sensitive regional post conflict relations. Still, negative consequences that veterans suffer nowadays can be transformed into precious, positive potential for building of a good and healthy post-conflict societies and good neighborhood relationships as well. This paper is focused on the position of war veterans from Serbia, which recently became the subject of public debate on the occasion of the publication of the book "Oh, where have you been, my blue-eyed son?".
Keywords: Veterani, rat, društvo, marginalizacija, reintegracija, mir, Srbija, region
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