9780791452127

Social Change in Iran: An Eyewitness Account of Dissent, Defiance, and New Movements for Rights

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  • ISBN13:

    9780791452127

  • ISBN10:

    0791452123

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-01-01
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Summary

Behzad Yaghmaian is Associate Professor of Economics at Ramapo College.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Preface ix
Introduction Iran: An Eyewitness Account and Study of Social Change 1(6)
Emerging Social Movements, Victories, and Setbacks in the Battle for Rights
7(20)
State and the Socialization of Violence: A Narrative of Everyday Life
27(20)
Children of the Islamic Republic---Part I The Rise of a New Social Movement for Joy: A Narrative
47(26)
Children of the Islamic Republic---Part II Student Movement: Transcendence from a Movement against Rights to a Movement for Rights
73(18)
Children of the Islamic Republic---Part III The Politicization of the Movement for Joy: A Narrative of a New Student Movement in the Making
91(26)
A Movement for a Free Press---the Vanguard of the Battle for Rights and Civil Society
117(26)
State, Economy, and Civil Society---Part I Wage Earners' Response to Economic Catastrophe
143(38)
State, Economy, and Civil Society---Part II Economic Decline, Divided State, and Policy Retreat: The Triumph of Neoliberalism
181(12)
Oil, International Division of Labor, and the Crisis of the Iranian Economy: A Political Economy Analysis
193(12)
The Great Debate: A Republic or Velayat-e Faghih?
205(20)
Conclusions 225(4)
Postscript 229(4)
Notes 233(30)
Bibliography 263(4)
Index 267

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