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The Long Shadow of the Iranian Revolution

Frederic M. Wehrey

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165129
eISBN:
9780231536103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165129.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the seminal impact of the Iranian Revolution on Persian Gulf societies in general and on Shi'a–Sunni relations in particular in the post-2003 era. A seismic event in Gulf ... More


The Law of the Household: Foucault, Neoliberalism, and the Iranian Revolution

Melinda Cooper

in The Government of Life: Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255962
eISBN:
9780823261284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255962.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter by Cooper argues that Foucault’s engagement with the early phases of the Iranian Revolution sheds a great deal of light on his understanding of neoliberalism as a new normative order of ... More


Homophobia as a Tool of Statecraft: Iran and Its Queers

Katarzyna Korycki and Abouzar Nasirzadeh

in Global Homophobia: States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037726
eISBN:
9780252095009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037726.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter demonstrates how the Iranian state, far from being the pawn of Western machinations, has varied its stance toward homosexuality in pursuit of its objectives—namely modernization, ... More


Thinking the Unthinkable: The Revolutionary Movement in Iran

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

in Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution After the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699483
eISBN:
9781452955254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699483.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter draws a detailed picture of how the revolutionary movements in Iran began and the contingencies within which it unfolded. It highlights its religious character and shows how that ... More


Miscellaneous Issues

GEORGE H. ALDRICH

in The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258056
eISBN:
9780191681776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258056.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reviews the Decisions by the Iran–United States Claims Tribunal on certain issues. One result of the Iranian Revolution was the abrupt and massive departure from Iran of foreign ... More


Translators’ Introduction

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter provides an introduction to Charand-o Parand. In the early years of the Iranian Constitutional Revolution (1906–11), Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā (1879–1956) published a series of satirical ... More


Writing the History of the Present

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

in Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution After the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699483
eISBN:
9781452955254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699483.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter raises the question of how one can write history of the present without preconceived commitments to a universal History. It proposes that thinking about history is only meaningful if ... More


The Politics of Myth

Bruce Lincoln

in Discourse and the Construction of Society: Comparative Studies of Myth, Ritual, and Classification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199372362
eISBN:
9780199372393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372362.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Using an episode from Swazi resistance to British colonial power as an example, this chapter shows how narratives can be elevated to mythic status in order to achieve desired political results. ... More


Alireza Alavi-Tabar and Political Change

Ali Mirsepassi

in Democracy in Modern Iran: Islam, Culture, and Political Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795644
eISBN:
9780814764398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795644.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details an interview with Alireza Alavi-Tabar, a leading Islamic intellectual and activist. The interview reveals the complex evolution that political perspectives have undergone through ... More


America and Middle Eastern Oil

Steve A. Yetiv

in The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter explains the rising role of oil in American foreign policy toward the Middle East and, in doing so, identifies key signposts of the rise of the oil era in the Middle East. This enables a ... More


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