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Internally Displaced Persons and the Cyprus Peace Process

Psaltis, Charis, Cakal, Huseyin, Loizides, Neophytos G., Kuscu, Isik (2019) Internally Displaced Persons and the Cyprus Peace Process. International Political Science Review, . ISSN 0192-5121. (doi:10.1177/0192512119872057)

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Abstract

The article focuses on the Greek Cypriot Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and their attitudes towards the island’s reunification talks. We utilize quantitative data from two representative sample surveys, conducted in 2016-2017, probing respondents on their views on territorial readjustments, property provisions and power-sharing. Contrary to findings in the literature, IDP status is associated with higher levels of support for a negotiated peace settlement. The article examines the impact of anticipated threats and economic opportunities accompanying a settlement and suggests a set of institutionalized mechanisms to incorporate the views of IDPs and other disadvantaged groups in future reunification talks.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/0192512119872057
Uncontrolled keywords: peace agreements, federalism, IDPs, consociationalism, political attitudes
Subjects: J Political Science
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations > Conflict Analysis Research Centre
Depositing User: Neophytos Loizides
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2019 10:34 UTC
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2019 14:47 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/75969 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Loizides, Neophytos G.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0327-4643

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