|Fulltext: croatian, pdf (357 KB)||pages 27-52||cite|
The article follows the political party Alliance of Reform Forces of Yugoslavia, founded in July 1990 by the last president of the Federal Executive Council of Yugoslavia, Ante Marković. The party was a political action by which Ante Marković wanted to capitalize his own popularity and gain political legitimacy in a democratic system. Article presents the activities and organization of the party from its establishment to participation in the elections in the four Yugoslav republics in 1990 – Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia. Attention is paid to the most important aspects of the party’s program – the market economy and the preservation of the Yugoslav state. At the same time, the article analyses the criticism directed at the party by various political opponents throughout Yugoslavia. Furthermore, the article analyses the unsuccessful participation of the Alliance of Reform Forces of Yugoslavia in the first democratic elections in 1990. It is concluded that the party failed in its activities with regard to approaching the lower classes of society and achieving a significant electoral result against national parties. For the purpose of this article available scientific and memoir literature and extensive newspaper sources were used.
Hrčak ID: 255592