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Title Conflict, democratization, and the Kurds in the Middle East : Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria / edited by David Romano and Mehmet Gurses
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

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Description vi, 322 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction : the Kurds as barrier or key to democratization / David Romano and Mehmet Gurses -- Turkey, Kemalism and the "deep state" / Michael Gunter -- Iraq, Arab nationalism and obstacles to democratic transition / Ozum Yesiltas -- Kurds, Persian nationalism, and Shia rule : surviving dominant nationhood in Iran / Gareth Stansfield -- The Syrian-Kurdish movements : obstacles rather than driving forces for democratization / Eva Savelsberg -- Democracy, civil war, and the Kurdish people divided between them / David T. Mason -- Communal groups, civil conflicts, and democratization in Latin America / John A. Booth -- Democracy and self-determination in the Kurdistan region of Iraq / Nicole F. Watts -- The EBB and flow of armed conflict in Turkey : an elusive peace / Gunes Tezcur -- The Iraqi Kurdish view on federalism : not just for the Kurds / David Romano -- Between a rock and hard place: the Kurdish dilemma in Iran / Nader Entessar -- The emergence of western Kurdistan and the future of Syria / Robert Lowe -- From war to democracy : transborder Kurdish conflict and democratization / Mehmet Gurses -- Ankara, Erbil, Baghdad : relations fraught with dilemmas / Ofra Bengio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Kurds -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Kurds -- Iraq -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Kurds -- Iran -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Kurds -- Turkey -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Kurds -- Syria -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Democratization -- Middle East.
Political participation -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Author Romano, David, 1969- editor
Gurses, Mehmet, editor
LC no. 2014005638
ISBN 9781137409980 (hardback : alk. paper)
1137409983 (hardback : alk. paper)