Ontological security and support for peace processes

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Erdoğan, Ebubekir Furkan (2021) Ontological security and support for peace processes. [Thesis]

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Abstract

This thesis addresses the question of how ontological (in)securities affect public support for peace processes. For this purpose, the Kurdish Issue in Turkey is chosen as a case and the Wise People Committee members were interviewed about the participants of the meetings that they held during the second peace process in Turkey (2013-2015). The thesis establishes that ontological insecurities of the majority group are likely to have resulted in reservations about supporting the peace process among the Turkish groups while minority groups seemed to have remained highly supportive of the process despite also having significant ontological security challenges. Therefore, the thesis concludes that ontological security is an important determinant for the level of support to the peace process mostly among the minority groups, but it still affects the tendency of the majority group to quickly abandon the peace process.
Item Type: Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ontological Security. -- Fear. -- Anxiety. -- Support. -- Kurdish Issue. -- Peace Process. -- Ontolojik Güvenlik. -- Korku. -- Kaygı. -- Destek. --Kürt Meselesi. -- Çözüm Süreci.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM1001-1281 Social psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Academic programs > Conflict Analysis And Resolution
Depositing User: IC-Cataloging
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2021 12:01
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2022 10:37
URI: https://research.sabanciuniv.edu/id/eprint/42401

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