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Kurdish Politics in Turkey : From the PKK to the KCK, Hardback Book


In the aftermath of the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the Kurds were promised their own state.

However, several factors meant that this dream never became a reality, and the land of the Kurds was divided.

Amid a sense of a loss of identity, the Kurds started to fight for their social and political rights. `Kurdish Politics in Turkey' argues that the Kurdish struggle has largely been a failure, and that the emergence of the Unions of Communities in Kurdistan (KCK) has been a direct result of this.

The book examines the success of the KCK and how it has transformed this Kurdish struggle in Turkey from a one-dimensional political movement, to a multi-dimensional social movement.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 154 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781138195295



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