Separation Versus Reunification: Institutional Stagnation and Conflict Between Iraq and Kurdistan Region

  • Nyaz N. NooriEmail author
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This chapter outlines the interdependencies between the institutional stagnation, partnership failure, and conflict between Iraq and the Kurdistan region. It identifies the pathways through which the institutions have emerged and stagnated since the mid-1960s. It explores why these two partners, the federal government of Iraq and the Kurdistan regional government, are unable to live together or separate peacefully.


Kurdistan Iraq Institutional stagnation Conflict resolution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Economic HistoryUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Lecturer, Department of EconomicsUniversity of SulaymaniyahSulaimaniyahIraq

Section editors and affiliations

  • Sérgio Luiz Cruz Aguilar
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculdade de Filosofia e CiênciasSao Paulo State UniversityMaríliaBrazil

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