The Future of Kurdistan in Iraq

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März 2005



"The Future of Kurdistan in Iraq" appraises the consequences of the U.S.-led intervention in Iraq for its most neglected region.


Note on Transliteration Editors' Preface PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1. The Denial, Resurrection, and Affirmation of Kurdistan -Brendan O'Leary and Khaled Salih PART TWO: FEDERATIVE POSSIBILITIES
Chapter 2. Power-Sharing, Pluralist Federation, and Federacy -Brendan O'Leary
Chapter 3. Canadian Lessons for Iraq -John McGarry
Chapter 4. Negotiating a Federation in Iraq -Karna Eklund, Brendan O'Leary, and Paul R. Williams
Chapter 5. Not to Be Forgotten: Children's Rights in the Permanent Constitution -Molly McNulty PART THREE: LEGACIES OF THE PAST
Chapter 6. Autonomy in Kurdistan in Historical Perspective -Ofra Bengio
Chapter 7. Awaiting Liberation: Kurdish Perspectives on a Post-Saddam Iraq -Sophia Wanche
Chapter 8. Governing Kurdistan: The Strengths of Division -Gareth Stansfield
Chapter 9. Turkey's New Neighbor, Kurdistan -Michael Gunter PART FOUR: IMMEDIATE ISSUES
Chapter 10. What Went Wrong -Peter W. Galbraith
Chapter 11. State-Building After Saddam: Lessons Lost -Karin von Hippel
Chapter 12. Kurdistan in a Federal Iraq -Peter W. Galbraith Postscript: Vistas of Exits from Baghdad -Brendan O'Leary Appendix 1. Kurdistan's Constitutional Proposal Appendix 2. Law of Administration for the State of Iraq for the Transitional Period Notes on Contributors


Brendan O'Leary is Lauder Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program in Ethnic Conflict at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author, coauthor, or coeditor of fourteen books, including Right-Sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders. He served in Kurdistan as a constitutional advisor to the Kurdistan National Assembly and Regional Government during 2004. John McGarry is Canada Research Chair in Nationalism and Ethnicity, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order (with Michael Keating). Khaled Salih, born in Sulaimania, Kurdistan, is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Southern Denmark. A specialist in Middle East politics, he was a consultant for the Iraqi Reconstruction and Development Council, served in Kurdistan as a constitutional advisor to the Kurdistan National Assembly and Regional Government, and is currently Adviser to the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region.


"This is the first detailed scholarly study of the kind of federation that would best serve the interests of the Kurds and the other peoples of Iraq-Arabs, Turkomans, and Chaldean Assyrians. Highly recommended."-Choice "Adds up to a strong pitch for a viable Kurdistan within an Iraq federal state-or even an independent Kurdistan if the several contending forces in Iraq will not accept federalism. Much has happened since mid-2004 when this book went to press [but] the analysis and prescription presented here remain relevant."-Foreign Affairs "This collection of essays is a core resource for anyone with a serious interest in Iraq and the U.S. military... A good representation of the major issues confronting Kurdistan, Iraq, and their neighbors as of spring 2004. I learned even where I disagreed."-Publius: The Journal of Federalism "When more than one hundred London-based diplomats, politicians, journalists, and international affairs analysts turn out for a discussion of a book, one knows that the book is timely and has something to say about pressing current international affairs and about its topic's potential for impacting regional and international geopolitical alignments. This is what happened on 31 May 2005 at Chatham House, a British think tank associated closely with the United Kingdom's Foreign Ministry. The book discussed was The Future of Kurdistan in Iraq, edited by Brendan O'Leary, John McGarry, and Khaled Salih. The Future of Kurdistan in Iraq well deserves the prestigious turnout it produced."-Mediterranean Quarterly "An outstanding collection which illustrates the virtue of academic engagement with current predicaments."-Times Higher Education Supplement
EAN: 9780812238709
ISBN: 0812238702
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2005
Seitenanzahl: 355 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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