Party Politics in the Western Balkans is a volume of articles edited by Vera Stojarová and Peter Emerson about the realities facing the political parties in the Western Balkans from the 1990s dissolution of the Yugoslavian Union and the fall of the communist regime in Albania onward. The book presents a meticulous analysis of the Western Balkan countries and their efforts during the transition process. Each chapter takes into consideration the birth of pluralist parties in the region while always giving an explanation of the roots of the parties’ problems. Considering the historical facts, these countries have faced several ordeals involving escaping from different forms of warfare and violence while trying to build their own path in establishing democracies and resolving conflict. Other essential facts that make this book important are the tables and charts that provide accurate data to help explain the evolution of the political parties in each Western Balkan country. Therefore one can easily perceive the changes that occurred during the years of political transition in the Balkans and the differences among countries.