Middle East Studies: Iranian Studies

  • Women in the Cinemas of Iran and Turkey: As Images and as Image-Makers book cover

    Women in the Cinemas of Iran and Turkey

    As Images and as Image-Makers, 1st Edition

    By Gonul Donmez-Colin

    This volume compares the cinemas of Iran and Turkey in terms of the presence and absence of women on both sides of the camera. From a critical point of view, it provides detailed readings of works by both male and female film-makers, emphasising issues facing women's film-making. Presenting an…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle East Film and Media

  • Iran and Palestine: Past, Present, Future book cover

    Iran and Palestine

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Seyed Ali Alavi

    Examining the nature of relations between Iran and Palestine, this book investigates the relationship between state and authorities in the Middle East. Analysing the connections of the Iranian revolutionary movements, both the Left and the Islamic camps’ perspectives are scrutinized. To provide a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • A Century of Kurdish Politics: Citizenship, Statehood and Diplomacy book cover

    A Century of Kurdish Politics

    Citizenship, Statehood and Diplomacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Güneş Murat Tezcür

    The Kurdish question remains one of the most important and complicated issues in ethnic politics in contemporary times, with the Kurds being one of the largest ethnic groups in the world without a state of their own. This comprehensive volume brings together a group of distinguished scholars to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Women, Islam and Education in Iran book cover

    Women, Islam and Education in Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Goli M. Rezai-Rashti, Golnar Mehran, Shirin Abdmolaei

    Drawing on the complexities and nuances in women’s education in relation to the aftermath of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, this edited collection examines implications of religious-based policies on gender relations as well as the unanticipated outcomes of increasing participation of women in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Iranian Intellectuals: 1997–2007 book cover

    Iranian Intellectuals

    1997–2007, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Previously published as a special issue of British Journal of Middle East Studies, this volume focuses on leading figures within Iran between 1997-2007 and their visions and works that are related to Iranian society. A cross section of opinion is investigated, including the clerical (‘Ali Khameneh…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Rival Conceptions of Freedom in Modern Iran: An Intellectual History of the Constitutional Revolution book cover

    Rival Conceptions of Freedom in Modern Iran

    An Intellectual History of the Constitutional Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Ahmad Hashemi

    Rival Conceptions of Freedom in Modern Iran is an original historiographic examination of the idea of freedom in early modern Iran within a larger context of the formation of modern Muslim thought. The study develops an appropriate method for the historiography of ideas by taking into consideration…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Persian Literature and Modernity: Production and Reception book cover

    Persian Literature and Modernity

    Production and Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Rezaei Yazdi, Arshavez Mozafari

    Persian Literature and Modernity recasts the history of modern literature in Iran by elucidating the bonds between the classical tradition and modernity and exploring textual, generic and discursive formations through heterodoxical investigations. This is first done through the rehabilitation of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere: The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual book cover

    Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere

    The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual, 1st Edition

    By Amin Sharifi Isaloo

    A ground-breaking study of political transformations in non-Western societies, this book applies anthropological, sociological and political concepts to the recent history of Iran to explore the role played by a ritual theatrical performance (Ta’ziyeh) and its symbols on the construction of public…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Tourism in Iran: Challenges, Development and Issues book cover

    Tourism in Iran

    Challenges, Development and Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Siamak Seyfi, C. Michael Hall

    Iran has long been regarded as an international pariah state in some parts of the international community. However, its negative image in many countries disguises its history of tourism and rich cultural and natural heritage. Following the July 2015 nuclear deal and the reduction in sanctions, Iran…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • The Iran Agenda Today: The Real Story Inside Iran and What's Wrong with U.S. Policy book cover

    The Iran Agenda Today

    The Real Story Inside Iran and What's Wrong with U.S. Policy, 1st Edition

    By Reese Erlich

    Based on frequent, first-hand reporting in Iran and the United States, The Iran Agenda Today explores the turbulent recent history between the two countries and reveals how it has led to a misguided showdown over nuclear technology. Foreign correspondent Reese Erlich notes that all the major…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Islamic Law and Society in Iran: A Social History of Qajar Tehran book cover

    Islamic Law and Society in Iran

    A Social History of Qajar Tehran, 1st Edition

    By Nobuaki Kondo

    The relationship between Islamic law and society is an important issue in Iran under the Islamic Republic. Although Islamic law was a pivotal element in the traditional Iranian society, no comprehensive research has been made until today. This is because modern reformers emphasized the lack of rule…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Architectures of Transversality: Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination book cover

    Architectures of Transversality

    Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Shima Mohajeri

    Architectures of Transversality investigates the relationship between modernity, space, power, and culture in Iran. Focusing on Paul Klee’s Persian-inspired miniature series and Louis Kahn’s unbuilt blueprint for a democratic public space in Tehran, it traces the architectonics of the present as a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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