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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Iran encountering globalization.
London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||1 online resource (xv, 264 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||pt. 1. Iran and the globalized world / Ali Mohammadi. Iran and the problem of political development / Homayoun Katouzian ; Iran and modern media in the age of globalization / Ali Mohammadi ; Iranian women: between Islamicization and globalization / Ali Akbar Mahdi --
pt. 2. Globalization: an economic and financial approach / Ali Mohammadi. Economic globalization and the prospects for democracy in Iran / G. Reza Ghorashi ; Iran and the global finance markets / Kamran M. Dadkhah ; The Iranian economy and the globalization process / Hamid Zangeneh --
pt. 3. The global challenge for development / Ali Mohammadi. Modernization and everyday life: urban and rural change in Iran / Ali Madanipour ; Iran's economic development and structural change in human resources / Mohammad B. Beheshti ; The feminisation of the labour force in Iran / Parvin Alizadeh and Barry Harper --
pt. 4. The limits of theocracy / Ali Mohammadi. How Iranians view their return migration to Iran / Hossein Adibi ; Theocracy versus democracy: Iran considers political parties / Stephen Fairbanks ; The sixth Majles election and the prospects for democracy in Iran / Ali Mohammadi.
|Responsibility:||edited by Ali Mohammadi ; foreword by Fred Halliday.|
This text examines the current state of Iran, looking at a wide range of areas including the economy, finance, politics, the media, the position of women and migration. The book discusses the uneasy balance between the theocratic conservatism, modernisation and globalization, concluding that forces for change in Iran are building up.
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- Iran -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.
- Iran -- Politics and government -- 1997-
- Islam and politics -- Iran.
- Iran -- Economic conditions -- 1979-1997.
- Iran -- Economic conditions -- 1997-
- Iran -- Social conditions -- 1979-1997.
- Iran -- Social conditions -- 1997-
- Democratization -- Iran.
- Islam and politics.
- HISTORY -- General.
- Economic history.
- Politics and government.
- Social conditions.