Democratic Confederalism
   HOME
TheInfoList



picture info

Democratic Confederalism
Democratic confederalism ( ku, Konfederalîzma demokratîk;) also known as Kurdish communalism or Apoism is a political concept theorized by Kurdistan Workers Party The Kurdistan Workers' Party or PKK ( kmr, Partîya Karkerên Kurdistanê) is a Kurdish militant political organization and armed guerrilla movement, which has historically operated throughout Greater Kurdistan, but is now primarily based in ... (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan Abdullah Öcalan ( ; ; born 4 April 1949), also known as Apo (short for both Abdullah and "uncle" in Kurdish), is a Kurdish people, Kurdish nationalist, political prisoner and one of the founding members of the militant Kurdistan Workers' Party ... about a system of democratic self-organization Self-organization, also called (in the social sciences) spontaneous order, is a process where some form of overall order arises from local interactions between parts of an initially disordered system A system is a group of Interaction, ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



picture info

Democratic Confederalism
Democratic confederalism ( ku, Konfederalîzma demokratîk;) also known as Kurdish communalism or Apoism is a Political philosophy, political concept theorized by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan about a system of democratic self-organization with the features of a confederation based on the principles of autonomy, direct democracy, environmentalism, feminism, multiculturalism, self-defense, self-governance and elements of a sharing economy. Influenced by Social ecology (Bookchin), social ecology, Communalism#Libertarian municipalism, libertarian municipalism, History of the Middle East, Middle Eastern history, nationalism and :de:Allgemeine Staatslehre, general state theory, Öcalan presents the concept as a political solution to Kurdish nationalism, Kurdish nationalist aspirations, as well as other fundamental problems in countries in the region deeply rooted in class society, and as a route to freedom and democratization for people around the world. Althou ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]




MORE