Book reviews


  • KS


Irregular migration, detention centers, deterrence policies, effectiveness, border control


Twana Faris Bawa, The Privatisation of Security in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. University of Buckingham Press, 2014, 305 pp., (ISBN 978-1-908684-51-6).

Marianna Charountaki, The Kurds and US Foreign Policy: International Relations in the Middle East since 1945, Routledge, London and New York, 2011, 320 pp., (ISBN: 978-0-415-58753-2).

Ramazan Aras, The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey. Political Violence, Fear and Pain, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2014. xii + 227 pp., (ISBN: 978-0-415-82418-7).

Senem Aslan, Nation-Building in Turkey and Morocco: Governing Kurdish and Berber Dissent, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015, 250 pp., (ISBN: 1107054605).

Michael M. Gunter, The Kurds: A Modern History. Princeton, New Jersey: Markus Weiner Publishers, 2015, 236 pp., (ISBN: 1558766154).

Djene Rhys Bajalan and Sara Zandi Karimi (eds.), Studies in Kurdish History: Empire, Ethnicity and Identity, London: Routledge, 2015, 179 pp., (ISBN: 978-1-138-88468-7).




How to Cite

KS. (2016). Book reviews. Kurdish Studies, 4(2), 208–223. Retrieved from