Croatia: Diaspora Parliamentary Representation

  • Michel S. Laguerre
Part of the Europe in Transition: The NYU European Studies Series book series (EIT)


This chapter investigates a state-controlled transborder institution to further analyze the means through which it contributes to the making and operation of a cosmonation, focusing on the cosmonational parliament that emerges as a result of Croatian diasporic representation laws. The practice of diaspora representation in the homeland parliament is not new, as we have seen in the cases of Italy and France, but its incarnation in Croatia has been recast in a different political context. The chapter attempts to explain the specificity of this practice and how it has permuted the parliament into a cross-border institution.


Foreign Affair Voter Turnout National Parliament Parliamentary Election Legislative Election 
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