Essays about: "Kurdish conflict understanding"

Found 3 essays containing the words Kurdish conflict understanding.

  1. 1. The last “terrorist” - Kurdish Marginalized Perspectives in the Turkish Social And Political Landscape

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Isabella Berfin Aslan; [2019]
    Keywords : Kurdish conflict understanding;

    Abstract : Despite the vast research on the protracted conflict between the PKK and the Turkish state, recent battles in the South-East of Turkey have increased the anti-Kurdish attitudes and discourses in Turkish society. I argue that Kurdish marginalized individuals conflict understandings are silenced in the Turkish social and political landscape. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Good, The Bad, and the Women

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Isabelle Persson; [2016]
    Keywords : News media; Women s agency; Imperialism; Syria; Critical discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This study focus on Western constructions of two categories of women – the female Kurdish fighters of the YPJ and the Western Muhaajirat – actively engaging in the Syrian conflict at the time of writing. Using Norman Fairclough’s critical discourse analysis in combination with postcolonial feminist theory, I have scrutinized 12 news pieces selected from Swedish, British and North American influential news media houses, in order to provide a deeper understanding of the discourses underpinning these constructions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Kurdish minority rights: What’s the problem represented to be?

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna Hagberg; Antonia Horodinca; Simone Hedelund; Ida Hillerup; [2013]
    Keywords : kurd; kurdish; human rights; policy; PKK; Öcalan;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate statements made by the leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (the PKK), Abdullah Öcalan. The selection of material and scope were motivated by a rhetorical shift of strategy of the historically violent PKK, proposing cooperation as a solution to the suppression of the Kurdish minority within the Turkish nation-state. READ MORE