The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey: From the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic

The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey: From the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic

by Veli Yadirgi

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ISBN-13: 9781316632499
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/25/2017
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Veli Yadirgi is a Research Associate and a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He has previously worked as a political correspondent and editor in a variety of European media companies, and is a member of the London Middle East Institute and the Centre for Ottoman Studies, and Neoliberalism, Globalisation and States (all at SOAS).

Table of Contents

1. The Kurds, the Kurdish question in Turkey and economic development in ESA: an exploration of the central theoretical debates and outline of the methodological resources; 2. The formation of Ottoman Kurdistan: social, economic and political developments in Ottoman Kurdistan before the nineteenth century (1514-1799); 3. The transformation of Ottoman Kurdistan: underdevelopment in Ottoman Kurdistan in the age of centralisation, Westernisation and crisis (1800-1914); 4. The deformation of Ottoman Kurdistan and bordering regions: dedevelopment in ESA from the First World War until the 1980 Coup (1914-80); 5. Turkey's Kurdish question in the era of neoliberalism: from the 1980 coup to the AKP's Kurdish overture (1980-2010s); 6. Conclusion.

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