1. Democratic Nation States and the Antinomies of Minority Representation: The Impact on the Turkish Republic
2. Re-Politicizing Non-Territorial Autonomy
Zafer Yılmaz Ahmet Murat Aytaç
3. Democratic Autonomy as a Means of Conflict Resolution and Self-Government?
Part I: Autonomy Models in Europe and Their Importance for Turkey
4. National Cultural Autonomy in Central and Eastern Europe
David Smith, Federica Prina, Judit Molnar Sansum
5. Non-Territorial Autonomy and Western European Diversity Management Regimes: Lessons and Examples for the Turkish Republic
6. A Nation-State or a Multinational State? National Conceptions, Minorities and Self-Determination in Spain
Lucía Payero López
Part II: Autonomy Discussions in Turkey and the Kurdish Issue
7. The Kurdish Opening in Turkey: Between Authoritarianism and Peace
8. Are Non-Turkish Languages Banned in Turkey?
9. Kurdish Movement's Democratic Autonomy Proposal in Turkey
Cengiz Güneş & Çetin Gürer
10. Territorial Autonomy and Democratization in Turkey: Prospects and Predicaments
11. Mapping Rojava: Ideas of Democratic Confederalism and Non-Territorial Autonomy
About the Author:
Ephraim Nimni is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Ethnic Conflict at Queen's University Belfast, UK. He has published widely on minority rights, models of national self-determination that do not require separate nation states, multiculturalism and the applicability of the national cultural autonomy model to contemporary multination states, and on the Israeli Palestinian conflict.
Elçin Aktoprak was Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences, Ankara University, Turkey, until she was dismissed as per the emergency decree in February 2017. Her research interests are theories of nationalism, minority issues in Europe, the Kurdish question, conflict resolution and peace studies.