Women in the Kurdish Movement
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: Handan Çağlayan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-21 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book offers the first historical account of Kurdish women’s politicization in Turkey, starting from the mid-1980s. Çağlayan presents a critical feminist analysis through women’s everyday experiences, incorporating women’s self-narrations with her own autoethnographic reflections. The author provides an account of the socio-political dynamics which constrained women’s politicization, of the
Women in Politics and War
Language: en
Pages: 18
Authors: Shahrzad Mojab
Categories: Kurdistan
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher:

In Kurdistan (a land divided among Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and the USSR) as in other traditional societies, politics and war have been exclusively male domains, though in recent decades, the national struggle for establishing a Kurdish state and achieving autonomy has made female participation in political and military action
Women of Kurdistan: A Historical and Bibliographic Study
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Shahrzad Mojab, Amir Hassanpour
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-19 - Publisher: Transnational Press London

Women of Kurdistan: A Historical and Bibliographic Study documents a century long history of Kurdish women’s struggles against oppressive gender relations and state violence. It speaks to bibliographic silences on Kurdish women; silences that are systemic and structured, with many factors contributing to their (re)production. The book records extensive literature
Female Militarization and Women's Rights
Language: en
Pages: 76
Authors: Margaret Morgan
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

Since 2012, there has been an increase of media attention on the Kurds, particularly women who are active in the YPJ and Peshmerga. Various publications have equated women’s militarization with women’s liberation. In an effort to more accurately measure this, the following question must be asked; what is the effect
Kurdish Women's Stories
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Houzan Mahmoud
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-25 - Publisher: University of Alberta

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