Essays about: "kurds"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the word kurds.

  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. Kurdish Political Identity within the Realm of Turkish Politics and Kemalism

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/REMESO - Institutet för forskning om migration, etnicitet och samhälle

    Author : Lemi Caner Saridal; [2019]
    Keywords : Kurdish political identity; Turkish politics; Kemalism;

    Abstract : Kurdish political identity, their quest for recognition has been an everlasting issue in the Turkish politics since the establishment of Turkish Republic (1923). When the Republic was building by the Republican elite during the single-party regime, the Turkish identity and Mustafa Kemal’s principles became constituent elements of Republican agenda which was ideologically aimed to be a modern nation-state that showed no tolerance to those who stayed out of its scope (i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is Kurdistan heading toward democracy? : A Case Study of Democratization process in Iraqi Kurdistan

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Maroa Ahmed; [2018]
    Keywords : Middle east; democracy; democratization; autocracy; authoritarianism; Kurds.; Mellanöstern; demokrati; demokratisering; autokrati; Kurder.;

    Abstract : Can a nation without being an independent state reach democracy? According to some researchers a democratization process cannot happen without having an independent state with control over their own territories. The Kurdish people without a given state are divided between four authoritarian states in the Middle east and in opposite to its neighbors' have Kurds ambition to become democratic always existed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kurdish Guests or Syrian Refugees? : Negotiating Displacement, Identity and Belonging in the Kurdistan Region

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/REMESO - Institutet för forskning om migration, etnicitet och samhälle

    Author : Haqqi Bahram; [2018]
    Keywords : identity; belonging; intra-ethnic relations; displacement; Syrian Kurdish refugees; Syria; Kurdistan Region of Iraq.;

    Abstract : With the conflict ongoing in Syria since 2011, many Syrian Kurds have been forced to leave their homes to seek safety and security in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). Their displacement to KRI is a distinctive experience of migration as it has happened within an intra-ethnic setting of Syrian Kurds, as refugees, encountering Iraqi Kurds, as hosts. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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