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Renegotiating Iran's Post-Revolutionary Social Contract: The Green Movement And The Struggle For Democracy In The Islamic Republic

Nader Hashemi

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter is an exploration of the crisis of legitimacy facing the Islamic Republic after the 2009 presidential elections. The emergence of the Green Movement in 2009 was a second attempt by the ... More


Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Mehran Kamrava (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The 2011 Arab uprisings represented the collapse of old ruling bargains across the Arab world and the manifestation of demands for new premises of rule. The book is divided into two parts. The first ... More


The Making of Post-Islamist Iran

Asef Bayat

in Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766062
eISBN:
9780199345137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766062.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Islamic Republic of Iran experienced the first Islamic revolution in the modern times. It has equally developed the most deep-rooted post-Islamist trend in the country. This chapter chronicles ... More


A Martyrs' Welfare State and Its Contradictions: Regime Resilience and Limits through the Lens of Social Policy in Iran

Kevan Harris (ed.)

in Middle East Authoritarianisms: Governance, Contestation, and Regime Resilience in Syria and Iran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783019
eISBN:
9780804784351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783019.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores why two, not one, welfare regimes exist in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), each reflecting a particular logic of governance and historical origin. It describes some of the ... More


Iran’s Cinema Museum and Political Unrest

Blake Atwood

in Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178174
eISBN:
9780231543149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178174.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book concludes by analyzing the experience of walking through the Cinema Museum in Tehran, the only such museum in Iran. Visitors to the museum are immediately welcomed by a placard that ... More


Conclusion Multitudinous Memory: Revolutions and Postcinematic Cultural Memory

Kamran Rastegar

in Surviving Images: Cinema, War, and Cultural Memory in the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199390168
eISBN:
9780199390199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390168.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter raises questions concerning the changing nature of memory contests in postcinematic visual cultures in the Middle East. How will cultural memory be affected by the emergence of a form of ... More


The Claims of Kinship: Humanitarian Ideals at the Century’s End

John Stokes

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This Chapter examines the self-styled late nineteenth-century humanitarians and their formal organization, ‘The Humanitarian League’. It stresses the visionary zeal of the movement, and examines the ... More


How and When Will Plant Biotechnology Help?

Marc Van Montagu

in Feeding a World Population of More Than Eight Billion People: A Challenge to Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195113129
eISBN:
9780197561119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195113129.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

It is not difficult to understand why organizers and managers of international agriculture research have doubts about whether plant biotechnology will deliver the promises they have been hearing ... More


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