Language, Religion, and Emplacement of Zazaki Speakers

  title={Language, Religion, and Emplacement of Zazaki Speakers},
  author={Sevda Arslan},
  journal={Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies},
  • S. Arslan
  • Published 16 August 2019
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Speakers of the Zazaki language present an ongoing and contested dilemma regarding their relationship and place within mainstream Kurdish identity. Academic scholarship on Zazaki speakers, and more specifically, their identity is not only scarce but often fails to provide a solid discussion on (ethnic) identification processes. The article gives an overview of scholarly research on identity in the context of ethnic membership affiliation and focuses on the case of the Zaza identity, language… Expand

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