Countering the Cultivation of Extremism in Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Case for Comprehensive Education Reform

Document IconAuthor: Valery Perry, Democratization Policy Council (DPC) (2015)

This policy note reviews the links between education and the development of worldviews that are either conducive to extremist ideology, or grounded in critical thinking and analysis, with a focus on the education system in Bosnia and Herzegovina. While it is clear that every country has an interest in ensuring that its citizens are not attracted to extreme ideologies, and that if they are so inclined do not act to violently promote the spread of such a worldview, BiH and other post-war, fragile states face particular challenges.

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