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July Student unrest in Iran

Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis has just published its first comprehensive issue which contains 14 scholarly articles with round table discussions among participant scholars about the July Student Unrest in Iran. It is a very timely, informative, and unique scholarly work on the Iranian political system to-date. As of now, there is no other publication like this issue of the journal in existence anywhere. Its table of content is provided below for your review. For your copy please contact:

Dr. Kamran Dadkhah,
Economics Department,
Northeastern University,
Boston, MA 02115
Tel.: 617-373-2297



A: Student Unrest

Editor: Introduction

* Ali Akbar Mahdi: "The Student Movement in the Islamic Republic of Iran"

* Cyrus Bina: "The Hot Summer Of Defiance: Student Protests In Iran"

* Ali Mohammadi: "Government Within the Government: Roots of Attacks on Students".

* Charles Kurzman: "Student Protests and the Stability of Gridlock in Khatami's Iran"

* Hamid Hosseini: "Compatibility of Velayat-e-Faghih to Democracy and Human Rights "

* Val Moghadam: "The Student Protests and the Social Movement for Reform in Iran: Sociological Reflections"

* Mahmood Monshipoori: "Civil Society, Velayat-e faqih, and Rule of Law"

* Farhang Rajaee: "Voices of Modernity: Contextualizing the Students' Protest in Iran"

* Nader Entessar: "Student Unrest and Iran's Military"

* Haleh Vaziri: "The United States' Iranian Strategy: Holding its Breath and Hoping for the Best?"

* Thomas M. Ricks: "Iran's Silent Revolution: The Restless Youth"

* Kamran M. Dadkhah: "Economic Causes of the July Student Unrest"

* Hamid Zangeneh: "Economic Consequences of Student Unrest"

B: Other Articles

* Homa Katouzian: Toward a General Theory of Iranian Revolution"

* Abdollah Payrow Shabani: "Rethinking the Iranian Revolution in view of the Concept of Political Culture"

Research Forum

* Ramin Jahanbegloo: "Dialogue of Civilizations: Responsibility of Iranian Intellectuals"

* M. Agus Nuryatno: "Dialogue of Civilizations: An Attempt to Create World Peace".

Book Reviews

* Sandra Mackey, The Iranians: Persia, Islam, and the Soul of a Nation. New York: Plume, 1998.

* Herbert L. Bodman and Nayereh Tohidi, eds., Women in Muslim Societies: Diversity Within Unity. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998.

* Seyyed Hossein Nasr, The Islamic Intellectual Tradition in Persia, edited by Mehdi Amin Razavi. Surrey: Curzon Press, 1996.

* Ali Rahnema, An Islamic Utopian: A Political Biography of Ali Shariati, London and New York: I. B. Taurus, 1998.

* John F. Standish, Persia and the Gulf: Retrospect and Prospect. Surrey: Curzon Press, 1998.

* Jamsheed K. Choksy, Conflict and Cooperation: Zoroastrian Subalterns and Muslim Elites in Medieval Iranian Society. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

* Ali Akbar Mahdi, Farhang-e Irani, J'ame'eh-ye Madani, va Daghdaghe-ye Demokr'asi (Iranian Culture, Civil Society, and Concern for Democracy). Toronto: Javan Publishing Co., l998.

* Richard K. Khuri, Freedom, Modernity, and Islam: Toward a Creative Synthesis. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1998.

* Geoffrey Kemp and Robert E. Harkavy, Strategic Geography and the Changing Middle East. (Washington: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1997).

* Mehran Kamrava, Democracy in the Balance: Culture and Society in the Middle East. New York: Seven Bridges Press, 1998.

* Asef Bayat, Street Politics: Poor People's Movements in Iran. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997. Pp. xxiii + 232 (including notes and index).


* Kaveh L. Afrasiabi: "Misperceptions About the 1919 Agreement: A Response to Kamran A. Dadkhah's Myths and Facts in Iranian Historiography"

* Kamran M. Dadkhah: "Myths and Facts in Iranian Historiography: A Rejoinder"

Notes and Queries

Hamid Zangeneh, Ph.D.
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Tel.: 610-499-1140
Fax : 610-499-4614



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