State Ideology and the Kurds in Turkey

  title={State Ideology and the Kurds in Turkey},
  author={Neophytos Loizides},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  pages={513 - 527}
This article evaluates theories of nationalism by examining the formation of Kurdish nationalism in Turkey. It deals particularly with the various manifestations of the contemporary Kurdish minority question and provides an account of the late development of Kurdish nationalism in Turkey. It situates the Kurdish experience within the broader experience of the post-Ottoman world and analyzes the awakening of Kurdish national identity among broader segments of the population. It provides an… 

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