Skendaj, E. Newborn: The Role of International Actors in the Struggle for Effective and Accountable Government in Kosovo. Cornell University Press and Wilson Center Press, forthcoming October 2014.
Articles and Book chapters
Skendaj, E. (2009). “Peace Education as a Democratizing Process.” Southeastern Europe 33, 63–76.
Dziedzic, M., Mercean, L., and Skendaj, E. “Kosovo: The Kosovo Liberation Army.” Chapter to be published in Overlooked Enemies of Peace: Subduing Illicit Power Structures. U.S. Institute for Peace Press. Forthcoming October 2013.
Skendaj, E. “Social Scientists or Social Interveners: Exploring the Trade-offs in Reflection and Action.” Chapter in After the Dust has Settled: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Post-Conflict Studies, Chip Gagnon and Keith Brown, (Eds.). Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution, forthcoming 2014.
Articles Under Review
Skendaj, E. “International Insulation from Politics and the Challenge of Statebuilding: Learning from Kosovo.” Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations.
Skendaj, E. “Catching up With the Rest: Explaining Higher Minority Corruption in the Western Balkans.” Problems of Postcommunism.
Skendaj, D. “Acting the Change: Theatre of the Oppressed in the Classroom.” In preparation for re-submission to PS: Political Science and Politics.
Work in Progress
Skendaj E et al. “Security Sector Reform: Comparing the Effectiveness of Police Forces in the Western Balkans.”
Skendaj E et al. “Legal Transfers of European Standards and Norms in Western Balkans.”
Skendaj E. et al. “Human Rights in Transition: Local Appropriation of Supranational Courts in Western Balkans.”Reports and Policy Briefs
Skendaj, E. (2011). “EU in Kosovo: How to Make a Difference?” Policy Brief: The Working Group on the Western Balkans. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Skendaj, E. (2008). “Creating Mechanisms for Cooperation between Civil Society and the Government.” Civil Society and Development: Kosovo Human Development Report 2008; pp. 86-97. http://www.kosovo.undp.org/repository/docs/HDR_final_eng_small.pdf
Gounev, P. and Hajdinjak, M., (Eds.). (2006).“The rifle has the devil inside”: Gun Culture in South Eastern Europe, Contributing researcher to the SEESAC report. http://www.imir-bg.org/imir/reports/Gun_Culture_FINAL.pdf
Kajsiu, B. and Skendaj, E. (2001). Social and Economic Assessment of the UNDP “Weapons for Development Project.” Center for Economic and Social Studies: Tirana, Albania.
Skendaj, E. (February 2012). “Learning from Failure to Improve Peace Education Work,” Global Campaign for Peace Education Newsletter, Introduction. Issue 91.
Skendaj, E. (2009). “Book Review: Besa: Muslims Who Saved Jews in World War II,” by Gershman, N. H. Albanian Journal of Politics, V (2).
Skendaj, E. (2007). “Nation and Conflict,” Virtual School of Dialogue, Democracy and Peaceful Conflict Resolution Lectures. Nansen Dialogue Network.
Skendaj, E. (2005). “Albania: A Transforming Experience.” Peace and Disarmament Education: Changing Mindsets to Reduce Violence and Sustain the Removal of Small Arms. Hague Appeal for Peace, New York, NY. http://www.haguepeace.org/resources/DDA-book.pdf
Skendaj, E. (2005). “Ethnic Violence In Kosovo After The NATO-Yugoslav Peace Agreement,” in Forced Ethnic Migrations On The Balkans: Consequences And Rebuilding Of Societies, Popova, E. and Hajdinjak, M. (Eds.). Conference Proceedings, pp. 223-227. Sofia, Bulgaria.
Gjedia, R., Skendaj, E., and Veshaj, G. (2005). Together in Peace: Peace education Youth Manual (in Albanian), Centre for Peace and Disarmament Education, Tirana, Albania.
Skendaj, E. (2004). “Disarmament Through TV: Peace Education in Albania” UN Chronicle, Volume XL1, (3) September-November 4, New York.
Skendaj, E. (2004). “Youth Democracy in Action”. Democratic Education Bulletin, (in Albanian). Institute for Pedagogical Studies, Tirana, Albania.