English title: Couch Activism'and the Individualisation of Political Demands: Political Behaviour in Contemporary Cypriot Society

Author(s): Yiannos Katsourides -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2013

Abstract

The article examines Cypriot political behaviour along two variables: self-placement on the left–right ideological continuum and proximity to political parties. Based on data from the 2009 European Social Survey, the paper analyses socio-political trends in Cyprus society, focusing on changing patterns of political involvement. The concept of party crisis is then suggested as a plausible explanation for current Cypriot political behaviour, which might aptly be termed ‘couch activism’.

Volume: 21

Issue: 1

From page no: 87

To page no: 103

Refereed: Yes

DOI: 10.1080/14782804.2013.766478

Journal: Journal of Contemporary European Studies

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