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The Urban Provincial Periphery in Iran: Revolution and War in Ramhormoz

Ehsani Kaveh

in Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378481
eISBN:
9780199852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378481.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter sheds light on some of the developments that have affected provincial Iran since the 1979 revolution. Postrevolution Iran is socially and geographically a far more integrated society ... More


The Maryamiyya

Mark Sedgwick

in Against the Modern World: Traditionalism and the Secret Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195152975
eISBN:
9780199835225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152972.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is the first of two devoted to the later history of Schuon’s Sufi order, originally the Alawiyya. This was renamed the Maryamiyya as a consequence of a series of visions during the 1960s ... More


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


Revolution, Nostalgia, and Memory in Diasporic Iranian Memoirs

Nima Naghibi

in Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816683826
eISBN:
9781452954400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683826.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The chapter discusses the prominent place of the 1979 revolution in these narratives, and argues that the experience of the revolution was both formative and destructive: formative because it ... More


Ideational Projection after the Iranian Revolution

Lawrence Rubin

in Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Egyptian and Saudi relations with Iran before and after Islamists came to power in the Iranian revolution. It argues that Egypt and Saudi Arabia perceived Iran's ideational ... More


Constructing Cassandra: Reframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Milo Jones and Philippe Silberzahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785808
eISBN:
9780804787154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The CIA was created in 1947 in large part to prevent another Pearl Harbor. On at least four dramatic occasions, the Agency failed at this task: prior to in the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, the ... 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


The Coup That Never Was: January 1979

Hazem Kandil

in The Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190239206
eISBN:
9780190239237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239206.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the 1979 Iranian revolution that overthrew the Pahlavi monarchy and Muhammad Reza and enabled Ayatollah Khomeini to assume power. It is widely believed that the Iranian ... More


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