This book focuses on the history, society and political development of Iraqi Kurdistan from the early twentieth century right up to the present time. It includes an analysis of the latest political developments in terms of the Kurds' relationship with Iraq and their role in its future....
To Be Published June 1st 2016 by Routledge
Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics
Unrecognized states are territories that have achieved de facto independence, yet have failed to gain international recognition as independent states. These territories constitute anomalies in the international system of sovereign states and often present significant challenges to policy makers, as...
Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge
Political Development and Emergent Democracy
The Iraqi Kurds have enjoyed de facto statehood in the north of Iraq for over a decade but Intra-Kurdish fighting, military incursions by Turkey and Iran and the constant threat posed by Saddam Hussein have plagued this 'democratic experiment'. In this book, Stansfield explores the development of...
Published November 29th 2010 by Routledge