Despite over 150 years of armed struggle, why have the Kurds not been able to achieve their own nation state? The central argument of this book is that this is mainly due to the tribal structure of Kurdish society.13 * 1 Michael Hechter, a#39;Towards a Theory of Ethnic Changea#39;, in Politics and Society, Vol. II, No. 1, Fall 1971, p. 42. ... 25. In Kurdistan the elite have always led Kurdish national movements, Kurdish Ethnicity, Nationalism and Tribalism 1 3 .
|Title||:||The Structure of Kurdish Society and the Struggle for a Kurdish State|
|Publisher||:||Mazda Pub - 2007|