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  • Iranian National Cinema

    The Interaction of Policy, Genre, Funding and Reception, 1st Edition

    By Anne Demy-Geroe

    This book examines transformations in the production and domestic and international reception of Iranian cinema between 2000 and 2013 through the intersection of the political markers – the presidential terms of Reformist president Mohammad Khatami and his successor, the conservative Mahmoud…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Iran in the International System

    Between Great Powers and Great Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heinz Gärtner, Mitra Shahmoradi

    Drawing on Iran’s history and its relations with great powers and regional neighbours, this book addresses the question of how much continuity and/or change there is in Iranian international relations since the Iranian revolution. Iran has often been at the centre of the political debate on both…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The “Resource Curse” in the Persian Gulf

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mehran Kamrava

    The "Resource Curse" in the Persian Gulf systematically address the little studied notion of a "resource curse" in relation to the Persian Gulf by examining the historical causes and genesis of the phenomenon and its consequences in a variety of areas, including human development, infrastructural…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Persian Calligraphy

    A Corpus Study of Letterforms, 1st Edition

    By Mahdiyeh Meidani

    This book is an exploratory adventure to defamiliarize calligraphy, especially Persian Nastaliq calligraphic letterforms, and to look beyond the tradition that has always considered calligraphy as pursuant to and subordinate to linguistic practices. Calligraphy can be considered a visual…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Women in the Cinemas of Iran and Turkey

    As Images and as Image-Makers, 1st Edition

    By Gönül Dönmez-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, emphasizing issues facing women's film-making. Presenting an…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle East Film and Media

  • 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 – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • 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

    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, 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, 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, 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, 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

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