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Activists in Office: Kurdish Politics and Protest in Turkey

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November 2010

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Nicole F. Watts sheds light not only on the particular situation of Kurds in Turkey, but also on the challenges, risks, and potential benefits for comparable movements operating in less-than-fully democratic contexts.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface and Acknowledgments; Abbreviations Introduction: Other Routes of Resistance 1 Early Routes: Conditions of Kurdish Electoral Mobilization; 2 New Collective Challengers: The Institutional Trajectory of Turkey's First Pro-Kurdish Party; 3 Resources of the System; 4 Characteristics of Coercion: Obstructing Access to Resources; 5 Producing Competing Truths; 6 Creating a New Kurdish Subject Conclusions: Assessing a Challenger's Impact Notes; References; Index

Portrait

Nicole F. Watts is associate professor of political science at San Francisco State University.

Pressestimmen

"This is the only book of its kind that studies Kurdish politics in Turkey from a perspective that does not solely or overwhelmingly privilege the ongoing armed conflict. Watts does an excellent job of examining the place of Kurds and Kurdish political parties in Turkey and shows that far from being simple challengers, Kurds have been an integral and constitutive element of Turkish politics. -Resat Kasaba, Henry M. Jackson Professor of International Studies, University of Washington
EAN: 9780295990491
ISBN: 029599049X
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF WASHINGTON PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2010
Seitenanzahl: 214 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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