The Political Representation of Kurds in Turkey

This book is timely contribution to the debate on the Kurds' political representation in Turkey, tracing the different forms it has taken since 1950.

The Political Representation of Kurds in Turkey

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The Political Representation of Kurds in Turkey
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Cengiz Gunes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Turkey relentlessly persecuted any form of Kurdish dissent. This led to the radicalisation of an increasing number of Kurds, the rise of the Kurdish national movement and the PKK's insurgency against Turkey. Political activism by the Kurds or around Kurdish-related political demands continues to be
The Kurdish Question in Turkey
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Cengiz Gunes, Welat Zeydanlioglu
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-23 - Publisher: Routledge

Almost three decades have passed since political violence erupted in Turkey’s south-eastern regions, where the majority of Turkey’s approximately 20 million Kurds live. In 1984, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) initiated an insurgency which intensified in the following decades and continues to this day. Kurdish regions in Turkey were under
Democratic Representation in Plurinational States
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: Ephraim Nimni, Elçin Aktoprak
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-28 - Publisher: Springer

This book examines modalities for the recognition and political participation of minorities in plurinational states in theory and in practice, with a specific reference to the Republic of Turkey and the resolution of the Kurdish question. Drawing on the experience of Spain and Eastern Europe and other recent novel models
The Kurds in a Changing Middle East
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Faleh A. Jabar, Renad Mansour
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Kurds are one of the largest stateless nations in the world, numbering more than 20 million people. Their homeland lies mostly within the present-day borders of Turkey, Iraq and Iran as well as parts of Syria, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Yet until recently the 'Kurdish question' - that is, the
The Struggle of the Kurds in Turkey
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Elsa Tulin Sen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher:

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