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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (1): 98–107.
Published: 01 May 1995
...: Selected Writings (Westport: Greenwood Press). Turner , Bryan S. ( 1983 ) “Asiatic Society”, in Bottomore, Tom (ed.), A Dictionary of Marxist Thought (Cambridge: Harvard University Press). Theories of Development and the Iranian Left ( 1960s-70s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 85–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to inquire whether the Iranian Left has ever been consciously secular. Duke University Press 2011 Secularism and the Iranian Militant Left: Political Misconception or Cultural Issues? Peyman Vahabzadeh n A Guerrilla Odyssey, I characterize Iran in the 1960s and 1970s using the term...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 343–357.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Marral Shamshiri Abstract This article analyzes the material networks, connections, and solidarities formed between revolutionary Iranian and Arab organizations in the Persian Gulf in the 1970s. In the context of decolonization and the Cold War, it explores how the Iranian Left engaged...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 72–83.
Published: 01 May 2009
... on the experiences of the Left and nationalist forces during the Iranian revolution. On a hot summer day in the heart of the city, in a session chaired by Zahira Kamal, later the Palestinian National Authority’s minister of women’s affairs, we...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 34–45.
Published: 01 May 2011
... for tance between them and earlier perspectives of more than a century and a half. secularism intolerant of and hostile to religion. It is also claimed that the Muslim world Iranian secularists, mostly from within the Left, has not had the types of religious wars that shared this intolerance toward...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 381–387.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the fourth decade of Iran’s revolution and continue to study the sweep- ing changes that such a historic event brought to that nation, it is also fitting that we identify and study the ways that those Iranians who left their homeland in the period between 1979 and 1988...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 427–441.
Published: 01 December 2023
... Islamic Left, a radical faction within the Khomeinist movement, acting via the IRGC and other entities and agencies they controlled—were the main actors and investors in the relationship with the DPRK. In doing so, they operated sometimes outside the purview of the Iranian executive; at other times...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 1–3.
Published: 01 August 2000
... politics. These experiences have in- formed his commitment to a cosmopolitan and secu- lar-left politics, a commitment that accounts for his involvement in the Iranian left and the anti-apartheid, Palestinian, and Latin American solidarity movements. Through political activism he became familiar...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 474–486.
Published: 01 August 2011
... cost him the critical and scholarly recognition bestowed on his former compatriots Abbas Kiarostami and Mohsen Makhmalbaf. This essay seeks to address this imposed cultural exile by analyzing Naderi’s work and situating him as an important diasporic Iranian filmmaker. Films discussed include The Runner...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 443–454.
Published: 01 August 2011
... in nomic) reasons, and even exiles may have dif- political activities, while in Uppsala, a university Melissa fering views.32 While most Iranians left Iran in town, more attention was paid to planning...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 627–635.
Published: 01 December 2020
... aspirations. Alliances of convenience between Iran and countries like Jamaica or Tanzania—not to mention Cuba or Algeria, perennial exemplars of national liberation—left Iranian opposition to the Shah little choice but to imagine a different world order. However much statesmen like Manley and Nyerere...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 495–512.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of Emigration).14 Looking back, he of age-old quasi-Stalinist dossier-making rou-   states that if he were to publish that book again, tines with which the Iranian Left is only too he would change its title...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 200–216.
Published: 01 August 2000
... languages. I am a mixture after the revolution, he and his wife left Iran and with a very deep sense of attachment to Persian poetry, sought asylum in Germany. Like many other Iranian language, calligraphy, colors, shapes, symbols...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 171–183.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., cultural, and reli- government, restore a right-wing monarchy, and destroy the left. On gious landmarks. It is similar to a mosque, with a blue tiled dome the Tudeh party and the history of the Iranian left see Ervand Abra- sitting on top of a rectangular-shaped lecture hall and prayer room, hamian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 160–172.
Published: 01 May 2007
... is- Azar Tabari and Nahid Yeganeh (London: Zed Books, sues, see Hamed Shahidian, “The Iranian Left and 11. Cited in Zanan, no. 26 (AH 1374/1985): 3. 1982). See also Azar Tabari, “Islam and the Struggle the ‘Woman Question’ in the Revolution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 273–293.
Published: 01 August 2012
... in real life or in the fictive world children and adults. Intertwined with the activi- of cinema. ties of the Iranian Left, the organization was in- According to Hamid Naficy, by focusing deed more than just an institution for children’s...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 123–127.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Valentine M. Moghadam © 1997: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1997 Review Essay: Nativism, Orientalism and the Left Valentine M. Moghadam Since the mid-1980s Iranian intellectuals, mainly ism-in-reverse, and nativism (ch. 1...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 94–109.
Published: 01 May 2011
.../, cited in Iran: New Perspectives on the Iranian Left, ed. Stepha- ni’s legacy belonged to history. In the mid-­1980s, the Daniel Brumberg, Reinventing Khomeini: The Strug- nie Cronin (London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2004), 225. population growth rate was 3.9 percent, double the gle for Reform in Iran (Chicago...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 487–497.
Published: 01 August 2011
... literature. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 In Search of Iran: Resistant Melancholia in Iranian American Memoirs of Return Manijeh Nasrabadi I finally saw the world that had been left behind . . .  — Azadeh Moaveni, Lipstick Jihad ver the past twenty years...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of misunderstanding. Although the Iranian constitution of 1979, institution- alized after the Islamic revolution, is unique and has absolutely no predecessor, the Islamic revolution was not a big break with the past — the Pahlavi regime, 1921– 79 — but to the contrary, the IRI, indeed, shows aspects...