Essays about: "democratic confederalism"

Found 5 essays containing the words democratic confederalism.

  1. 1. Imagining the Commune - Democratic confederalist approaches to law and conflict resolution

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Miran Kakaee; [2020-04-14]
    Keywords : Legal plurism; regulations of social relations; restorative justice; democratic confederalism; self-administration;

    Abstract : In the midst of an ongoing civil war, the people of North and East Syria have been building society based on the ideas of direct-democratic and decentralized self-administration. Differently put, they have embraced the principles and ideas of democratic confederalism, which is the political ideology developed by PKK founder Abdullah Öcalan. READ MORE

  2. 2. War, Peace and Ideologies : Approaching peace in war through Democratic Confederalism and the war in Rojava

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anders Nordhag; [2019]
    Keywords : peace in war; critical peacebuilding; liberal peacebuilding; Rojava; Syria; zones of peace; islands of peace; ideology; Öcalan;

    Abstract : Traditionally, war and peace have been approached as incompatible entities; where war and violence are present, peace has been assumed to be absent. Recent studies of peace in conflict have started to undermine this assumption, since expressions of peace and attempts at building peace have been found among individuals and communities entangled in violent conflicts. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Shiny Light in Smoky Sky: The experiment of Rojava with democracy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ayyoub Jamali; [2018]
    Keywords : Rojava; PKK; Democratic confederalism; Gender equality; YPJ;

    Abstract : With a population of around 40 million people, Kurds are considered the largest nation without an independent state. Indeed, since the geographical division of Kurdistan in 1923, Kurds have been the victims of various forms of discrimination and oppression by the nation states of Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria. READ MORE

  4. 4. ‘Martyrs and Heroines’ vs. ‘Victims and Suicide Attackers’. A Critical Discourse Analysis of YPJ’s and the UK media representations of the YPJ’s ideological agency

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Amelie Malmgren; Michelle Fabiana Palharini; [2018]
    Keywords : YPJ; UK media; media representations; Critical Discourse Analysis CDA ; Postcolonial studies; hegemonic discourse; sensationalism; victimisation; Kurdish female fighters;

    Abstract : The present thesis compares media representations of Yekîneyên Parastina Jin (YPJ or the Women’s Protection Units), an all-female Kurdish military organisation, in British media versus the organisation’s own media outlets, with the aim to see how they differ, more specifically in terms of representations of their ideological agency. By utilizing critical discourse analysis (CDA) in combination with postcolonial theory, the media construction of four soldiers’ deaths have been scrutinized in 30 media texts in order to provide a deeper understanding of the hegemonic discourses and sociocultural practices which underpin these constructions. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Rojava Revolution: Kurdish women’s reclaim of citizenship in a stateless context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Sanna Ghotbi; [2016-09-28]
    Keywords : Rojava; Kurdish women’s movement; reclaiming citizenship; gender justice;

    Abstract : The Kurds have historically been subjected to structural forms of oppression such as beingdenied the right to land, their language, culture, political participation or even a passport andsocial security number. Within this process the Kurdish women’s marginalisation has beendoubled as they have been subjected to patriarchal laws, restricting their rights. READ MORE