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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (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 (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 (2012) 32 (2): 447–448.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Claudia Yaghoobi The Politics of Women’s Rights in Iran Osanloo Arzoo . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2009 xix + 258 pp., $24.95 (paper) © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The Politics of Women’s Rights in Iran ernment and a republican state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 142–153.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., excepting the Ottoman Empire. Even in the case of the Ottoman Empire, the study of the cross-border link has been limited to the nonreciprocal impact that the movement for change and reform in the Ottoman Empire had on late-nineteenth-century and early-twentieth-century Iran, with no reference...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 154–169.
Published: 01 May 2008
... light on the impact of Ottoman reformist and constitutional movements in similar developments in Iran and the role of modernizing bureaucrats, merchants, ulema, and intellectuals in the diffusion of an alternative and indigenous modernist and constitutionalist ideology from Istanbul to Tabriz...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Arash Khazeni The Political Development of the Kurds in Iran: Pastoral Nationalism Farideh Koohi-Kamali London: Palgrave, 2003 256 pp., $69.95 (cloth) Duke University Press 2008 Law and Power in the Islamic World Empire...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Beeta Baghoolizadeh Abstract This article looks to two songs, “Layla Said” and “Mammad, You Weren't There to See,” to examine the politics of representation, race, religion, and nationalism in late twentieth-century Iran. “Layla Said,” a religious eulogy sung by Jahanbakhsh Kurdizadeh, would serve...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 196–205.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Minoo Moallem Abstract This article focuses on the post–Iran-Iraq War representations of the martyr figure, with a close reading of the film Safar be Chazzabeh . The author interrogates the gendered representation of martyrdom and masculinity as central to the narration of the postwar films. She...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 422–429.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Elleni Centime Zeleke; Arash Davari Abstract This essay outlines a research agenda the authors call “Third World Historical,” combining reflections from Ethiopia and Iran to query the legacies of revolutionary politics in our present. Third world activists from the 1960s and 1970s engaged...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Milad Odabaei Abstract After Iran's 1979 revolution, the energies that had animated the struggle for a modern Islamic government were partially redirected to the task of the renewal of the Islamic tradition. Paradigmatic of this effort is “the Cultural Revolution” that has sought to combat what...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 451–461.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Narges Bajoghli Abstract Based on ethnographic research in Iran among the country's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and its Basij militia, this article explores the process of gaining access to these militarized groups in order to conduct long-term research. Specifically, what does...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 375–377.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Kouross Esmaeli Iran: A People Interrupted Hamid Dabashi New York: New Press, 2007 324 pp., $17.95 (paper) © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Himalayan People’s War: Nepal’s Maoist Rebellion as having a limited impact on the functioning of Michael Hutt, ed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 487–494.
Published: 01 December 2008
... support in the dispute. President Truman and Secretary of State Dean Acheson were both sympathetic toward Iran. At the same time Churchill, who had just become prime minister, was concerned about maintaining American support in this crisis. The mutual efforts of the British and Americans to reconcile...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 84–104.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Sohrab Behdad; Farhad Nomani Duke University Press 2009 What a Revolution! Thirty Years of Social Class Reshuffling in Iran Sohrab Behdad and Farhad Nomani...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Eva Patricia Rakel Duke University Press 2009 The Political Elite in the Islamic Republic of Iran: From Khomeini to Ahmadinejad Eva Patricia Rakel hirty years after the Islamic revolution, the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) remains the subject...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Manochehr Dorraj; Michael Dodson Duke University Press 2009 Neo-Populism in Comparative Perspective: Iran and Venezuela Manochehr Dorraj and Michael Dodson s a developing nation on the periphery of global economic and political power struc- tures, Iran must...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 570–571.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ali Akbar Mahdi Bazaar and State in Iran: The Politics of the Tehran Marketplace Arang Keshavarzian Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 318 pp., $91.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2008 The Ottoman Balkans, 1750–  1830...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 468–482.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Yasuyuki Matsunaga This article examines the secularization thesis of Iran's faqih -headed revolutionary Islamic state, as put forward by Sa'id Hajjarian (1954–), against the institutional and political developments in the post-Khomeini period. His thesis posited that the religious state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 528–543.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Alireza Korangy Martyrdom in Iran and the Middle East is a phenomenon that has been subject to a plethora of religious exegesis. However, scholars, often not having prescribed to the Aristotelian notion of poetics, have not only ignored the literary aspects of this phenomenon in the Middle East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 343–345.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Peter Chelkowski Warring Souls: Youth, Media, and Martyrdom in Post-revolution Iran Roxanne Varzi Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006 290 pp., $79.95 (cloth), $22.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2009 Being Modern in the Middle East: Revolution...