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Title Cultural revolution in Iran : contemporary popular culture in the Islamic Republic / edited by Annabelle Sreberny & Massoumeh Torfeh.

Publication Info. London : I.B. Tauris, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    955.054 CUL    Available
Description xiv, 287 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Thirty-plus years of the Iranian revolution: culture and contestation / Annabelle Sreberny -- Part 1. Social context and sexuality: Iran's green movement in context / Pardis Mahdavi; Tehrani cultural bricolage: local traditions and global styles of Tehran's non-conformist youth / Mahmoud Arghavan; Social and cultural change and the women's rights movement in Iran / Ązadeh Kian; Emerging forms of masculinity in the Islamic Republic of Iran / Mehri Honarbin-Holliday -- Part 2. Performing arts and cinema: Contemporary Iranian theatre: the emergence of an autonomous space / Liliane Anjo; Dance and the borders of public and private life in post-revolution Iran / Parmis Mązafari; Beyond gender: women filmmakers and sociopolitical critique / Saeed Zeydabadi-Nejad -- Part 3. Music: 'I am an original Iranian man': identity and expression in Tehran's unofficial rock music / Bronwen Robertson; Neither 'Islamic' nor a 'Republic': discourses in music / Nahid Siamdoust -- Part 4. Representation: Digital heroes: identity construction in Iranian video games / Vit Šisler; Satire in the Iranian media: development and diversity / Katja Föllmer; Gendered taboos in Iran's text message jokes / Naghmeh Samini; Iranian mural painting: new trends / Alice Bombardier; From the pen to the rotary press: women book publishers in post-revolutionary Iran / Anna Vąnzan -- Part 5. Beyond borders: The other shore: Iranians in the United Arab emirates between visibility and invisibility / Amin Moghadam.
Summary The Islamic Republic of Iran has entered its fourth decade, and the legacy of the Revolution it was founded upon continue to have a profound consequence on Iranian life. This book draws on the expertise of Iranian and international academics to address diverse areas of social and cultural innovation that are driving change and progress.
Subject Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1997-
Iran -- Civilization -- 21st century.
Iran -- Social conditions -- 1997-
ISBN 9781784535131 (pbk.)

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