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Young and defiant in Tehran

Author: Shahram Khosravi
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press ; Oxford : Oxford Creative Marketing [distributor], 2009.
Series: Contemporary ethnography.
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Iran's Islamic regime tries to protect Iran's young people from moral hazards and to prevent them becoming a gateway for Western cultural invasion. Focusing on the gathering places of everyday life, this ethnography looks at the strictures placed upon Tehrani youth and the way transnational cultural influences permeate and thrive.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shahram Khosravi
ISBN: 9780812220681 0812220684
OCLC Number: 290492821
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: 224 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Note on Transliteration and Dates Preface Introduction 1: Cultural Crimes 2: The Aesthetics of Authority 3: A Dissident Neighborhood 4: A Passage to Modernity: Golestan 5: The Third Generation 6: Culture of Defiance Conclusion Coda Notes Glossary Bibliography Index Acknowledgments
Series Title: Contemporary ethnography.
Responsibility: Shahram Khosravi.

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In this ethnography of contemporary youth culture in Iran's capital, Shahram Khosravi examines the practices of everyday life through which young Tehranis demonstrate defiance against the official  Read more...

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