Addressing Kurdish Separatism in Turkey

  • Meltem Müftüler-Bac
Part of the Ethnic and Intercommunity Conflict Series book series (EAI)


One of the ongoing themes in descriptions of ethnic conflicts and their settlement is that there is a role for a wide range of interveners. The reason for this may be simple: that there is a great deal which needs to occur before hostile groups can find ways to live together in relative peace. A well-developed theory of ethnic conflict resolution would not only take into account the roles that different actors can play in the process, but would also offer insights into the particular roles each might play at different stages of a conflict.


Ethnic Conflict Turkish State Turkish Republic Distinct Ethnic Group Kurdish Population 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meltem Müftüler-Bac
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  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceBilkent UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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