Why Autonomy hasn’t been possible for Kurds in Turkey’

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BaşlıkWhy Autonomy hasn’t been possible for Kurds in Turkey’
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Kitap BaşlığıThe Cambridge History of the Kurds
Özet"In the past decade, the Kurdish question has re-established itself at the heart of the regional political debates at a time when the Middle East is once again engulfed in conflict and violence. On numerous occasions during the second half of the 20th century, Kurdish nationalism has managed to generate and maintain strong appeal amongst Kurdish populations in Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria, but these states have perceived Kurdish ambitions as a threat to their national security and regional stability. At the beginning of the 21st century, Kurdish political activism has reached a new height with Kurdish movements in Iraq, Turkey and Syria establishing themselves as important political actors in the domestic politics of these states. The consolidation of Kurdish autonomy in Iraq in 2005 and the establishment of a Kurdish de facto autonomous region within Syria in 2012 have turned the Kurds into actors capable of influencing regional political developments and resultantly enabled them to forge stronger relations with the international forces involved in the region. The rise of the pro- Kurdish movement in Turkish politics in the past two decades, especially its strong electoral performance in a number of elections since 2015, has placed the Kurds at the heart of the political developments in Turkey too"--
YazarBayır, Derya
EditörBozarslan, Hamit, Gunes, Cengiz, Yadirgi, Veli
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Yayın YeriCambridge
YayıncıCambridge University Press
Yayın Tarihi2021
Sayfa Sayısı333-361
KünyeBayır, Derya. “Why Autonomy hasn’t been possible for Kurds in Turkey’” The Cambridge History of the Kurds , Haz., Bozarslan, Hamit, Gunes, Cengiz ve Yadirgi, Veli. 333-361. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021.