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Being Modern in Iran

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The election of Mohammad Khatami as President, the prospect of renewed dialogue between Tehran and Washington, and the display of popular rejoicing that greeted the nation’s football team’s qualification for the 1998 World Cup have shed light on aspects of everyday life in post-revolutionary Iran which have often been overlooked in the West. Through the Iranian example, this text reviews the debate not merely about political Islam, but also about democratic transition and its relation to social change.
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hal-03393145 , version 1 (21-10-2021)

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Fariba Adelkhah. Being Modern in Iran. Hurst Publishers, pp.224, 1999, Comparative Politics and International Studies Series, 9781850655183. ⟨hal-03393145⟩
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