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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2009) 29 (1): 126–136.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Mansoor Moaddel Duke University Press 2009 The Iranian Revolution and its Nemesis: The Rise of Liberal Values among Iranians Mansoor Moaddel he rise of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 27–33.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the tolerant secularists can coexist and find mutual understanding. Iranian intellectuals, whether religious or nonreligious, or liberals, nationalists, socialists, or social democrats, should agree on one principle and that is that they all can freely compete in civil society, but they should not...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 339–360.
Published: 01 August 2012
... childhood as a generalized experience, shared equally by Iranian children of all genders and backgrounds. At the same time, textbook authors attach particularistic qualities to the transition from childhood to adulthood, depicting the process of growing up as a distinctly gendered experience. The article...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2005) 25 (2): 279–296.
Published: 01 August 2005
... h rna osiuinlRevolution Constitutional Iranian the during Identities Iranian-Armenian Selves: and Boundaries Traversing u omnsatrtefis eiin ial,Sbu Asla- insightful Sebouh and project Finally, the of revision. value help- the first of provided understanding the nian’s Mizelle after Brett...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 455–473.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Nina Farnia This article examines the racialization of Iran and Iranians by excavating the treatment of Iran in the naturalization cases from the early twentieth century. In so doing, the article highlights both the continuities and disjunctures of a racialization process that began long before...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 425–442.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Janet A. Alexanian Through an examination of the use of media in the 2009 postelection protests in Iran, this article contextualizes the use of social media as a form of eyewitness account within the broader context of media distrust in Iran and Iranian expatriate satellite television. What emerges...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 443–454.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Melissa Kelly War and political persecution led thousands of Iranians to migrate to Sweden in the 1980s and 1990s. Forced to flee from their homeland to a relatively unknown place, the lives of these migrants changed both abruptly and dramatically. Since their arrival in Sweden, and up to the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2007) 27 (3): 673–679.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Ziba Mir-Hosseini © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 Negotiating the Forbidden: On Women and Sexual Love in Iranian Cinema Ziba Mir-Hosseini omen and sexual love are time-honored — but problematic — themes in Iranian cin- ema. Soon after the 1979 revolution and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2009) 29 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Misagh Parsa Duke University Press 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction: The Thirtieth Anniversary of the Iranian Revolution Misagh Parsa he Iranian revolution of 1979...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2009) 29 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Misagh Parsa Duke University Press 2009 State, Class, and Ideology in the Iranian Revolution Misagh Parsa ociologists have often explained the Iranian revolution in terms of an ideologically driven movement. Some have argued that in the years preceding the revolution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2009) 29 (1): 33–46.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Eric Selbin Duke University Press 2009 What Was Revolutionary about the Iranian Revolution? The Power of Possibility Eric Selbin n the two hundredth anniversary of the French Revolution — the revolution that for some two hundred years has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 495–512.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Peyman Vahabzadeh By offering a comprehensive survey of the theories pertaining to the literature produced by Iranian expatriate communities, this essay argues that the many faces of “emigration literature” indeed reflect the immigrants' varied experiences of their departure and their host...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 513–532.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Pedram Partovi This essay investigates the place of cinema in the formulation and maintenance of an Iranian popular civil religion—reworking older ideas and practices largely taken from Islam to articulate with modern social and political change in Iran. Of particular interest is the theme of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2010) 30 (2): 272–296.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Arlene Dallalfar This qualitative ethnographic research is focused on Jewish Iranians currently living in Iran. I examine the vital role of gender, ethnicity, religion, class, family, and community in daily social and cultural practices among middle-class Judeo-Persians living in Tehran. This...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 512–532.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Sabri Ateş This article examines Ottoman responses to Iranians bringing corpses for burial in holy Shi`i sites in Ottoman Iraq, and focuses on questions of sovereignty, frontiers, commerce, and sanitation. Bringing together the Shi`is of both sides of the Ottoman-Iranian frontier, this curious...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 53–68.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Misagh Parsa Scholars of the Iranian revolution have often explained the 1979 overthrow of the Pahlavi regime in terms of the rise of an Islamic movement that inspired Iranians to challenge the shah, confront the powerful army, and engage in martyrdom to bring down the monarchy. Leaders of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 85–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the author 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...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 487–497.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Manijeh Nasrabadi This article brings Iranian American return narratives into dialogue with reinterpretations of Freud’s analysis of melancholia in the works of Judith Butler, Jonathan Flatley, David Kazanjian, David Eng, and Shinhee Ham, among others. By refusing to relinquish Iran as a physical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 374–390.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Anna M. Dempsey One of the signature characteristics of Iranian film since the Islamic Revolution of 1979 is the appearance of children as primary protagonists in narratives about postrevolutionary life. Abbas Kiarostami in Where Is the Friend’s Home? (1987), for example, uses children as observers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Mona Damluji As the most widely circulated cinematic portrait of Abadan under full administration of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC), the AIOC film Persian Story offers an exceptional opportunity to examine the ways in which the British company linked the idea of modernity to the image of...