Negin Nabavi brings together essays written by experts and scholars that shed light on the many transformations that Iran has experienced in the thirty years under the Islamic Republic and speculate on the import of the developments of 2009 and beyond.
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30 August 2012
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PART I: RELIGION, POLITICS, AND DISCOURSE The Tenth Presidential Elections and their Aftermath; F.Farhi The Political Economy of the Green Movement: Contestation and Political Mobilization in Iran; F.Adelkhah From 'Reform' to 'Rights': Mapping a Changing Discourse in Iran, 1997-2009; N.Nabavi The Sacred in Fragments: Shi'i Iran since the 1979 Revolution; B.Rahimi PART II: NATIONAL IDEOLOGY, THE ECONOMY, AND THE STATE Matters of Authenticity: Nationalism, Islam and Ethnic Diversity in Iran; R.C.Elling From 'Enemies of the Revolution' to Unfulfilled Ideal: Private Industrial Entrepreneurs in the Islamic Republic of Iran; K.Selvik PART III: WOMEN, YOUTH, AND SOCIETY The Green Movement: A Struggle against Islamist Patriarchy?; F.Sadeghi Socio-demographic Changes in the Family and their Impact on the Socio-Political Behavior of the Youth in Post-Revolutionary Iran; M.Ladier-Fouladi
FARIDEH FARHI Affiliate, Graduate Faculty of Political Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa FARIBA ADELKHAH Senior Research Fellow, Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) BABAK RAHIMI Assistant Professor of Iranian and Islamic Studies, University of California, San Diego RASMUS CHRISTIAN ELLING Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London KJETIL SELVIK Assistant Professor, University of Oslo; Researcher, Fafo Institute of Applied International Studies FATEMEH SADEGHI Independent scholar and Tehran-based researcher MARIE LADIER-FOULADI Social demographer and researcher, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the Centre on Population and Development (CEPED), University of Paris Descartes
Reviews for Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement
<p> This volume offers a wide range of in-depth studies on Iran's recent history. It will be of immediate interest to both Iran specialists as well as those working on social implications of religious political movements in general. - Ali Gheissari, University of San Diego