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Revolution in Rojava : democratic autonomy and women's liberation in Syrian Kurdistan

Author: Michael Knapp, (Historian)Anja FlachErcan AybogaDavid GraeberAsya AbdullahAll authors
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Surrounded by enemies including ISIS and hostile Turkish forces, the people in Syria's Rojava region are carving out one of the most radically progressive societies on the planet. Visitors have been astounded by the success of their project, a communally organised democracy which considers women's equality indispensable, has a deep-reaching ecological policies, and rejects reactionary nationalist ideology. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Knapp, (Historian); Anja Flach; Ercan Ayboga; David Graeber; Asya Abdullah; Janet Biehl
ISBN: 0745336590 9780745336596 9780745336640 0745336647 9781783719884 1783719885
OCLC Number: 934884642
Language Note: Translated into English from original German.
Notes: "Revolution in Rojava, the first full book to appear on the democratic gender-equal, cooperative revolution under way in northern Syria, was originally published in German in March 2015 VSA Verlag. This English version began as a direct translation, but over the course of 16 months, it has been extensively revised and updated, so in many respects it is a new book."--Translator's note, page xi.
Description: xxxi, 285 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: on the road to Til Koçer --
Background --
Rojava's diverse cultures --
Democratic confederalism --
The liberation --
A women's revolution --
Democratic autonomy in Rojava --
Civil society associations --
Defense: the theory of the Rose --
The new justice system --
The democratization of education --
Health care --
The social economy --
Ecological challenges --
Neighbors --
Prospects --
Afterward: the philosophy of democratic autonomy.
Other Titles: Revolution in Rojava.
Democratic autonomy and women's liberation in Syrian Kurdistan
Responsibility: Michael Knapp, Anja Flach and Ercan Ayboğa ; foreword by David Graeber ; afterword by Asya Abdullah ; translated by Janet Biehl.

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