Activists in Office: Kurdish Politics and Protest in Turkey (Studies in Modernity and National Identity)

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University of Washington Press, 2010 - Political Science - 214 pages
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. The book is a result of more than ten years of research conducted in Turkey and in Europe, and it draws on a wide array of sources, including Turkish electoral data, memoirs, court records, and interviews.

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Resources of the System
Producing Competing Truths
Creating a New Kurdish Subject

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

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