Transnational Migration, Integration, and Identity:\ud A Study of Kurdish Diaspora in London

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Ata, A;
(2017)

To understand the Kurdish diaspora in London requires answering two interrelated questions of Kurdish forced migration history and Kurdish cultural identity. Thus, this study firstly examines the history of Kurdish forced migration and displacement, exploring a common h... View more
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