Iraqi Kurdistan’s Statehood Aspirations

A Political Economy Approach

  • Anwar Anaid
  • Emel Elif Tugdar

Part of the Middle East Today book series (MIET)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Anwar Anaid, Emel Elif Tugdar
    Pages 1-5
  3. Theoretical Framework of Political Economy in Iraqi Kurdistan

  4. Sectorial and External Approaches to Political Economy in Kurdistan Region

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Gülistan Gürbey, Caner Yildirim
      Pages 57-85
    3. Anwar Anaid, Emel Elif Tugdar
      Pages 155-159
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 161-162

About this book


This edited volume addresses the issues of Iraqi Kurdistan’s political economy with historically grounded, theoretically informed, and conceptually relevant scholarship that prioritizes comparative politics over international relations. The book seeks to explore the dynamics of Iraqi Kurdistan at the stage of referendum for independence from a political economy perspective within its own debates, conflicts, and interests. Overall, the authors contribute to these debates by exploring key questions in novel ways, focusing on comparative methodology that serve to expand the scope of scientific inquiry and place it into more solid understanding. 


Iraqi Kurdistan Political economy Democratic Developments Oil Economy Turkey-KRG Relations

Editors and affiliations

  • Anwar Anaid
    • 1
  • Emel Elif Tugdar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Politics and International RelationsUniversity of Kurdistan HewlerErbilIraq
  2. 2.Department of Politics and International Relations OrganisationUniversity of Kurdistan Hewler Erbil USA

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