Inside the Islamic Republic :

Inside the Islamic Republic : social change in post-Khomeini Iran / Social change in post-Khomeini Iran Mahmood Monshipouri, editor. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2016. - xv, 348 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

NATIONALISM, DEMOCRACY, THEOCRACY AND IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION -- What is Power in Iran? The Shifting Foundations of the Velayat-e Faqih / Arshin Adib-Moghaddam -- Post-Revolutionary Iran: Democracy or Theocracy / William O. Beeman -- After Religion: Assessing a Liberal Shift Among Iranians in the Post-Khomeini Period / Mansoor Moaddel -- WOMEN, FAMILIES, HUMAN RIGHTS AND IMMIGRANTS -- Women and Criminal Law in post-Khomeini Iran / Arzoo Osanloo -- A Revolution within Two Revolutions : Women and Literature in Contemporary Iran / Farzaneh Milani -- The Iranian Family in Transition / Djavad Salehi-Isfahani -- The State of Human Rights in Iran / Mahmood Monshipouri and Mehdi Zakerian -- US-Iran Tensions in post-Khomeini Iran, and Iranian Immigrants in the United States / Mohsen M. Mobasher -- CINEMA AND POP MUSIC -- The Politics and Poetics of Iranian Art-House Cinema / Hamid Naficy -- The Re-emergence and Evolution of Pop Music in the Islamic Republic of Iran : From Heavenly to Earthly Love / Nahid Siamdoust -- POLITICAL ECONOMY OF SOCIAL CHANGE -- The Economic and Political Role of Bonyads (Parastatal Foundations) in the Islamic Republic / Manochehr Dorraj -- Re-mapping of the Corporate Landscape in Iran / Bijan Khajepour.

The post-Khomeini era has profoundly changed the socio-political landscape of Iran. Since 1989, the internal dynamics of change in Iran, rooted in a panoply of socioeconomic, cultural, institutional, demographic, and behavioural factors, have led to a noticeable transition in both societal and governmental structures of power, as well as the way in which many Iranians have come to deal with the changing conditions of their society. This is all exacerbated by the global trend of communication and information expansion, as Iran has increasingly become the site of the burgeoning demands for women's rights, individual freedoms, and festering tensions and conflicts over cultural politics. These realities, among other things, have rendered Iran a country of unprecedented-and at time paradoxical-changes." -- from publishers.

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Iran \x --Politics and government --Social conditions--20th century.--21st century.

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