Cultural Revolution in Iran: Contemporary Popular Culture in the Islamic Republic

Editors: Sreberny, Annabelle and Torfeh, Massoumeh
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: I.B. Tauris

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ISBN: 978-1-78-076089-6
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 25
Book Status: Available
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This book draws on the expertise and experience of Iranian and international academics and activists to address diverse areas of social and cultural innovation that are driving change and progress.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • List of Illustrations
  • 1. Thirty-plus Years of the Iranian Revolution: Culture in Contestation - Annabelle Sreberny
  • Part I. Social Context and Sexuality
  • 2. Iran's Green Movement in Context - Pardis Mahdavi
  • 3. Tehrani Cultural Bricolage: Local Traditions and Global Styles of Tehran's Non-Conformist Youth - Mahmoud Arghavan
  • 4. Social and Cultural Change and the Women's Rights Movement in Iran - Azadeh Kian
  • 5. Emerging Forms of Masculinity in the Islamic Republic of Iran - Mehri Honarbin-Holliday
  • Part II. Performing Arts and Cinema
  • 6. Contemporary Iranian Theatre: The Emergence of an Autonomous Space - Liliane Anjo
  • 7. Dance and the Borders of Public and Private Life in Post-Revolution Iran - Parmis Mozafari
  • 8. Beyond Gender: Women Filmmakers and Sociopolitical Critique - Saeed Zeydabadi-Nejad
  • Part III. Music
  • 9. ‘I am an Original Iranian Man’: Identity and Expression in Tehran's Unofficial Rock Music - Bronwen Robertson
  • 10. Neither ‘Islamic’ nor a ‘Republic:’ Discourses in Music - Nahid Siamdoust
  • Part IV. Representation
  • 11. Digital Heroes: Identity Construction in Iranian Video Games - Vit Šisler
  • 12. Satire in the Iranian Media: Development and Diversity - Katja Föllmer
  • 13. Gendered Taboos in Iran's Text Message Jokes - Naghmeh Samini
  • 14. Iranian Mural Painting: New Trends - Alice Bombardier
  • 15. From the Pen to the Rotary Press: Women Book Publishers in Post-Revolutionary Iran - Anna Vanzan
  • Part V. Beyond Borders
  • 16. The Other Shore: Iranians in the United Arab Emirates Between Visibility and Invisibility - Amin Moghadam
  • List of Contributors