Prof. Dr. Sonja Grimm


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Grimm, Sonja (2019): Democracy Promotion in EU Enlargement Negotiations: More Interaction, less Hierarchy. In: Democratization, Vol. 26, No. 5:  851-868.

Grimm, Sonja/Weiffen, Brigitte (2018): Domestic Elites and External Actors in Post-Conflict Democratization: Mapping Interactions and Their Impact. In: Conflict, Security and Development, Vol. 18, No. 4: 257-282.

Grimm, Sonja/Mathis, Okka Lou (2018): Democratization via Aid? The European Union's Democracy Promotion in the Western Balkans, 1990-2010. In: European Union Politics, Vol. 19, No. 1: 163-184.

Grimm, Sonja/Groß, Lisa (2016): Conflicts of Preferences and Domestic Constraints: Understanding Reform Failure in Liberal Statebuilding and Democracy Promotion. In: Contemporary Politics, Vol. 22, No. 2: 123-145.

Grimm, Sonja (2015): European Democracy Promotion in Crisis: Conflicts of Policy Objectives, Neglected External-Domestic Interactions and the Authoritarian Backlash. In: Global Policy, Vol. 6., Supp. 1:  73-82.

Grimm, Sonja/Mathis, Okka Lou (2015): Stability first, Development second, Democracy third: The European Union’s Policy towards Post-conflict Western Balkans 1991-2010. In: Vol. 67, No. 6 (August 2015), pp. 916-947

Steinert, Janina/Grimm, Sonja (2015): Too Good to be True? UN Peacebuilding and the Democratization of War-torn States, in: Conflict Management and Peace Science:  Vol. 32, No. 5:  513-535.

Gross, Lisa/Grimm, Sonja (2014): The External-domestic Interplay in Democracy Promotion: A Case Study on Public Administration Reform in Croatia. In: Democratization Volume 21, 2014 - Issue 5

Grimm, Sonja (2014). The European Union’s Ambiguous Concept of ‘State Fragility’. In: Third World Quarterly Vol. 35, No. 2, special Issue: Fragile States: A Political Concept  (2014), pp. 252-267

Grimm, Sonja/Lemay-Hébert, Nicolas/Nay, Olivier (2014): Fragile States: Introducing a Political Concept. In: Third World Quarterly Vol. 35, No. 2, special Issue: Fragile States: A Political Concept  (2014), pp. 252-267

Pawelec, Maria/Grimm, Sonja (2014): Does National Identity Matter? EU Political Conditionality and Serbia’s Cooperation with the ICTY. In: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 52, No. 6: 1290-1306.

Grimm, Sonja/Gross, Lisa (2014): Building an EU Member State through Democracy Promotion: The Case of Croatia’s Public Administration Reform. In: Annals of the Croatian Political Science Association, Vol. 10, No. 1: 93-109.

Grimm, Sonja/Leininger, Julia (2012): Not All Good Things Go Together. Conflicting Objectives in Democracy Promotion. In: Democratization, Vol. 19, No. 3: 391-414.

Grimm, Sonja (2010): Historisch vergleichen, aber richtig. Irak ist nicht Westdeutschland [Comparing cases, but done well. Irak is nothing like West Germany]. In:. Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft Volume 4, pages 53–77, (2010)

Grimm, Sonja/Merkel, Wolfgang (2008): War and Democratization: Legality, Legitimacy and Effectiveness. In: Democratization, Vol. 15, No. 3: 457-471.

Grimm, Sonja (2008): External Democratization after War: Success and Failure. In: Democratization, Vol. 15, No. 3: 525-549.

Grimm, Sonja (2008): Intervention für Demokratie und Menschenrechte [Intervention for Democracy and Human Rights]. In: Zeitschrift für Menschenrechte, Vol. 2, No. 1: 45-63.