Land for Peace in Nagorny Karabakh? Political Geographies and Public Attitudes Inside a Contested De Facto State

@article{Toal2013LandFP,
  title={Land for Peace in Nagorny Karabakh? Political Geographies and Public Attitudes Inside a Contested De Facto State},
  author={Gerard Toal and John O’Loughlin},
  journal={Territory, Politics, Governance},
  year={2013},
  volume={1},
  pages={158 - 182}
}
Abstract Discussions of the territorial conflict over Nagorny Karabakh often fail to convey the multiple political geographies at play in the dispute. This paper outlines six distinct political geographies—territorial regimes and geographical imaginations—that are important in understanding Armenian perspectives on the conflict only (Azerbaijani perspectives are the subject of ongoing research). It presents the results of a 2011 social survey in Nagorny Karabakh that measures the extent of… 

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