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Political settlements in divided societies

consocialism and Cyprus

by Christalla Yakinthou

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conflict management -- Cyprus,
  • Cyprus -- Politics and government -- 1960-2004,
  • Cyprus -- Politics and government -- 2004-,
  • Cyprus -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChristalla Yakinthou.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS54.9 .Y35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23202723M
    ISBN 109780230223752
    LC Control Number2009013638

      increasingly attractive for those attempting to build democracy in divided societies.2 While there is widespread agreement on the importance of electoral systems in shaping the wider political arena, there is profound disagreement between political scientists as to which electoral systems are most appropriate for divided societies. 2File Size: KB.


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By Rebecca Smyth, GJA Student Ambassador Colleen Duggan, Sub-Director of Management at United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rightsin Colombia and an advisor to the Political Settlements Research Programme (PSRP), has recently published a co-edited volume with Kenneth Bush entitled Evaluation in the Extreme: Research, Impact and Politics in Violently.

Political Settlements in Divided Societies: Consociationalism and Cyprus [Yakinthou, Christalla] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Political Settlements in Divided Societies: Consociationalism and CyprusCited by: 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. Get this from a library. Political settlements in divided societies: consocialism and Cyprus. [Christalla Yakinthou] -- The problem of how political settlements are to be adopted in divided or post-conflict societies is one which is receiving growing attention, as the international community increasingly views.

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‘Political Settlements in Divided Societies’, one of the latest contributions to the literature on Cyprus, attempts to analyse the failure of the Annan Plan through the prism of consociational approaches to negotiated settlements.

In light of ongoing negotiations to resolve the Cyprus Problem, the book serves as a very useful soundingAuthor: Michalis Simopoulos. Political elites, Lijphart ( ) claims, also see the appeal of sharing power: 'the logic is so compelling that time and again political leaders of deeply divided societies have.

This book provides an authoritative and systematic analysis of the politics of so- called ‘deeply divided societies' in the post Cold War era.

From Bosnia to South Africa, Northern Ireland to Iraq, it explains why such places are so prone to political violence, and demonstrates why - even in times of peace - the fear of violence continues to. Book review: Yakinthou,!Political Settlements in Divided Societies 78. ‘Political Settlements in Divided Societies’, one of the latest contributions to the literature on Cyprus, attempts to analyse the failure of the Annan Plan through the prism of consociational approaches to negotiated settlements.

In light of ongoing. In a forthcoming book – Peacebuilding in Deeply Divided Societies: Toward Social Cohesion (Palgrave) – we present the research findings of a team of international and “Global South” authors who together explore the social dynamics of conflict and cohesion in seven case studies that evaluate how outsiders have sought to, essentially.

Vol 8 No 2 (): FEDERALISM, RECONCILIATION, AND POWER-SHARING IN POST-CONFLICT SOCIETIES Book Reviews / Research Commentary YAKINTHOU, C.Political Settlements in Divided Societies: Consociationalism and Cyprus, Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke/New York, pAuthor: Michalis Simopoulos.

Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. £ (hbk). Christalla Yakinthou's Political Settlements in Divided Societies provides a detailed account of the lengthy attempts to establish a consociational settlement to the Cyprus conflict, informed by the insights of historical institutionalism.

The book begins with a useful introduction in which, rather unusually. political settlements evolved over time in terms of these characteristics. The evolution of their political settlements is shown to be closely related to changes in their formal growth-enhancing institutions and the performance of these institutions.

This analysis can therefore help to identify governance changes that can be sufficiently. Book review: Yakinthou, C.Political Settlements in Divided Societies: Consociationalism and Cyprus.

By Michalis Simopoulos. Download PDF ( KB) Abstract ‘Political Settlements in Divided Societies’, one of the latest contributions to the literature on Cyprus, attempts to analyse the failure of the Annan Plan through the prism of Author: Michalis Simopoulos.

1 In fact, it is probably more accurate to think of political settlements as multi-level games, involving also national–subnational relations, whole government–sectoral relations, etc.

2 See also a series of blogs on the Development Leadership Programme website, e.g. Jamar (), Laws () and Teskey ().File Size: 71KB. The Politics in Deeply Divided Societies will stimulate current scholarship and nurture the next generation of students." Neophytos G.

Loizides, University of Kent "This volume offers a highly readable and sophisticated analysis of deeply divided societies - countries that are at the root of both domestic strife and international : Adrian Guelke. An elite pact, settlement or political settlement is an agreement or understanding between political elites which moderates the violence and winner takes all nature of unrestrained conflict.

Such settlements are often understood to transform government from an autocratic mode into more pluralistic, democratic form.

However, others view the political settlement as normatively neutral. What is a political settlement. We used our first internal learning session as an opportunity to explore the various interpretations of political settlements and build a broad baseline Yet those with a more optimistic outlook preferred to focus on the possibilities that well-crafted political settlements could offer societies.

This book examines approaches to reconciliation and peacebuilding in settler colonial, post-conflict, and divided societies. In contrast to current literature, this book provides a broader assessment of reconciliation and conflict transformation by applying.

This is the central puzzle of Making Constitutions in Deeply Divided Societies. While most theories discuss constitution-making in the context of a moment of revolutionary change, Hanna Lerner argues that an incrementalist approach to constitution-making can enable societies riven by deep internal disagreements to either enact a written Cited by: hunting and gathering societies.

The members of hunting and gathering societies primarily survive by hunting animals, fishing, and gathering plants. The vast majority of these societies existed in the past, with only a few (perhaps a million people total) living today on the verge of extinction.

Political Settlements: The History of an Idea in Policy and Theory SUE INGRAM State, Society & Governance in Melanesia Over the past five years, several major international development policy statements and declarations have adopted ‘political settlement’ as a framing concept to guide statebuilding practice in fragileCited by: 6.

Democracy in Divided Societies (Theories of Institutional Design) [Reilly, Benjamin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Democracy in Divided Societies (Theories of Institutional Design)Cited by: This edited volume consists of nine chapters by eleven authors, examining consociationalism as a theory and model for power-sharing in divided societies as developed by Arend Lijphart.1 The book aims to provide a critical discussion of various theoretical aspects of consociationalism, as well as its application to specific cases, including the Author: Sonja Wolf.

April 3, Stanford researcher explores sources of America’s political divide in new book. Stanford law expert Mugambi Jouet analyzes what has led to the current political divide in America. Designing Peace Cyprus and Institutional Innovations in Divided Societies Neophytos Loizides.

pages | 6 x 9 | 4 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series National and Ethnic Conflict in the 21st Century View table of contents "Cyprus is a crucial case.

For example, strengthening political settlements was a pillar of DFID’s Building Peaceful States and Societies report (DFID, ), and was a cornerstone of the World Development Report in ; subsequently, it was a central element in DFID’s Country Poverty Reduction Diagnostic (DFID, ).

of political settlements and examines its potential for development policy and practice. Key poinTS • it is now widely accepted that development is an inherently political process. The political settlement concept provides a framework for enhancing our understanding of the politics at play in different development Size: KB.

groups, facilitating mobilization to collective action (Fearon and Laitin ). Thus, in divided societies it is strategically promising for competing political elites to rally support on the basis of ethnic political agendas. Such exclusive political agitation will likely trigger analogous re‐.

Book Description. This book focuses on the design and operation of power-sharing in deeply divided societies. Beyond this starting point, it seeks to examine the different ways in which consociational institutions emerge from negotiations and peace settlements across three counter-intuitive cases – post-Brexit referendum Northern Ireland, the Brussels Capital Region and.

For example, Mushtaq Khan has highlighted the relationship between political settlements and informal governance, outlining the role of socially embedded codes and norms in determining distributions of power, and Tom Parks and William Cole of The Asia Foundation show how struggles for local control in subnational regions can be understood.

the degree of inclusiveness of political settlements. This is an interim step to a longer-term, more comprehensive study to assess the causal relationship between donor programming and political settlements. The purpose of this initial study is to narrow the field of inquiry by providing ‘theories of c hange’ that can then be tested.

Greek-Cypriot nationalism, also known as Cypriot Hellenism is an ethnic nationalism emphasising Greekness of the Cypriot nation, whilst contrasting with Greek nationalism which aspires to integrate Cyprus into Greece as its main and number one objective.

Having abandoned the idea of Enosis (unification of Cyprus with Greece), Greek Cypriot nationalists now have the aim of a. Eventbrite - The Social Change Initiative presents Media in Deeply Divided Societies - Its Role and Responsibilities - Friday, 8 November | Saturday, 9 November at Isdell Courtyard, Riddel Hall, Queens University Belfast, Belfast, Northern.

Of Pillars and Arches in Austria’s Political Architecture’, in Kurt Richard Luther and Kris Deschouwer (eds) Party Elites in Divided Societies, Political Parties in Consociational Democracy, London, Routledge,p.

Author: Christalla Yakinthou. Brendan O'Leary is an Irish, European Union, and US citizen, and since the Lauder Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author, co-author, and co-editor of twenty eight books and collections, and the author or co-author of hundreds of articles or chapters in peer-reviewed journals, university presses.

Peter Larmour, eds., Electoral Systems in Divided Societies: the Fiji Constitution Review (Canberra: the Australian National University/Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, ), p 13 Giovanni Sarto ri, “Political Development and Political Engineering”, in John Montgomery and Alfred O.

For more than four decades, advocates of consociationalism and their opponents have been engaged in a debate over about how to design institutions to achieve sustainable peace in divided societies.

In general, existing theories acknowledge the importance and usefulness of institutional design in conflict resolution, but offer rather different prescriptions as Cited by: 7. 1 For Lakatos's harsh views on the behavioral sciences, see Lakatos, “Falsification and the Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes,” in Lakatos, Imre and Musgrave, Alan, eds., Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), finds additional evidence of the growing influence of Lakatos's work Cited by:   Think of the start of the graph — the position — as being a bell curve in a high school class.

The way a bell curve works, you may recall, is that it. This book focuses on the design and operation of power-sharing in deeply divided societies. Beyond this starting point, it seeks to examine the different ways in which consociational institutions emerge from negotiations and peace settlements across three counter-intuitive cases – post-Brexit referendum Northern Ireland, the Brussels Capital Region and Cyprus.

Across Cited by: 3.