Modernity and the Stateless

Modernity and the Stateless

Author: Abbas Vali

Publisher: I. B. Tauris

ISBN: 1860640508

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

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The Kurds are the largest stateless nation in the contemporary world. They live under the jurisdiction of four sovereign states, Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria, which deny their national identity and suppress its political and cultural manifestations. The diversity of Kurdish societies that flows from this division has deprived the Kurds of ideological cohesion and political unity. But although Kurdish movements have assumed different forms and pursued different strategic objectives, their resistance to imposed national identities is the fundamental cause of Kurdish rebellions.
Modernity and the Stateless
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Abbas Vali
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-01 - Publisher: I. B. Tauris

The Kurds are the largest stateless nation in the contemporary world. They live under the jurisdiction of four sovereign states, Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria, which deny their national identity and suppress its political and cultural manifestations. The diversity of Kurdish societies that flows from this division has deprived the
Modernity and the Stateless
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Abbad Wali
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

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