Political Settlements in Divided Societies: Consociationalism and Cyprus by Christalla YakinthouPolitical Settlements in Divided Societies: Consociationalism and Cyprus by Christalla Yakinthou

Political Settlements in Divided Societies: Consociationalism and Cyprus

byChristalla Yakinthou

Hardcover | July 23, 2009

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Yakinthou throws light on the challenges of adopting political settlements in frozen conflicts and divided societies by focusing on the conflict in Cyprus, the resolution of which has for years been held up, in large part by elite intransigence. The book offers answers for why elites in Cyprus are so unwilling to adopt a power-sharing solution.
CHRISTALLA YAKINTHOU is an honorary research fellow at the University of Western Australia. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Western Australia, and a Masters-equivalent diploma in European Public Law from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Academy of European Public Law). Her areas of resear...
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Title:Political Settlements in Divided Societies: Consociationalism and CyprusFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:July 23, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230223753

ISBN - 13:9780230223752

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Consociationalism in Theory and Practice
Cypriot History(ies) as the Foundation of Modern Reunification Politics
The First Consociational State: Why Did it Fail?
Getting the Institutions Right: Making Plans for Cyprus
How Close Were They, Really? Elite Support of a Power-Sharing Solution
UN and EU: Offering Incentives for Resolution
The Politics of Adopting Consociationalism: The Referendums of 2004
Conclusion