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The Nation State

  The state The State is a social contract, a guarantee of social order in exchange for which the citizens agree to reduce their freedom. According to Carré de Malberg, one of France’s leading constitutional scholars, “the state is a community of men attached to a territory with an organization, from which …

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Democratic assimilation of the Kurds in Turkey

  Dr. Hussein Tahiri Recent developments within Turkey’s mainstream political framework have led some to suggest an alternative strategy based on peaceful engagement might succeed where violence has failed. Indeed, the stunning electoral gain made by the Peoples’ Democratic Party, HDP, at the recent elections raises the question as to …

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