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Isfandiyārī, Hālāh

Overview
Works: 25 works in 59 publications in 3 languages and 1,788 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: DS318.84.I77, 955.054
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Most widely held works about Hālāh Isfandiyārī
 
Most widely held works by Hālāh Isfandiyārī
Reconstructed lives : women and Iran's Islamic revolution by Hālāh Isfandiyārī( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Iran, the Islamic revolution of 1979 transformed all areas of Iranian life. For women, the consequences were extensive and profound, as the state set out to reverse legal and social rights women had won and to dictate many aspects of women's lives, including what they could study and how they must dress and relate to men. Reconstructed Lives presents Iranian women telling in their own words what the revolution attempted and how they responded. Through a series of interviews with professional and working women in Iran - doctors, lawyers, writers, professors, secretaries, businesswomen - Haleh Esfandiari gathers telling accounts of what has happened to their lives as women in an Islamic society. She and her informants describe strategies by which women try to and sometimes succeed in subverting the state's agenda. Esfandiari also provides historical background on the women's movement in Iran. She finds evidence in Iran's experience that even women from "traditional" and working classes do not easily surrender rights or access they have gained to education, career opportunities, and a public role
The Economic dimensions of Middle Eastern history : essays in honor of Charles Issawi by Hālāh Isfandiyārī( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My prison, my home : one woman's story of captivity in Iran by Hālāh Isfandiyārī( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of one woman's shocking ordeal in Iran's most notorious prison
Iran in Latin America : threat or 'axis of annoyance'?( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this report reflect an effort to provide background and context for understanding Iran's relations with Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Venezuela; the articles emphasize the foreign policy objectives and strategies of Latin American nations as well as the strategic objectives of the Iranian government
Yāddāshthā-yi Duktur Qāsim Ghanī by Qāsim Ghanī( Book )

in Persian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Wilson : a life in literature ; My prison, my home : one woman's story of captivity in Iran, part 2 ; The Lee Hamilton commentaries : U.S.-Japan relations ; The Lee Hamilton commentaries ; the key to good politics? good communication by Lewis M Dabney( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program #905: "Title: My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran, Part 2. In part two of their interview, hosts John Milewski continues his discussion with Haleh Esfandiari, director of the Woodrow Wilson Center's Middle East Program, about her recently published memoir My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran. Dr. Esfandiari discusses how her annual holiday trip to Iran to visit her mother became a political nightmare. she recounts her long and harrowing ordeal with the Iranian Intelligence Ministry, her detainment at the notorious Evin Prison, as well as how she has coped since returning to the United States."--Track sheet
Yāddāshthā-yi Duktur Qāsim Ghanī by Qāsim Ghanī( Book )

in Persian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assessment of the Iranian presidential elections by Hālāh Isfandiyārī( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entitlements ; Reconstructed lives : women & Iran's Islamic revolution( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

#416. Roger Parker discusses entitlements, which consume the largest portion of the annual budget of the United States. In order to forestall massive failure in these programs early in the new century, Parker advocates a series of "course corrections" which he argues are small, prudent steps to prevent collapse. #411. Haleh Esfandiari describes how women in Iran agitated for and received increased rights under the Shah of Iran's rule, and how the advent of Ayatollah Khomeini caused a drastic reverse in the progress of Iranian women. Yet their dedication to full equality remains high
Pakistan and America : can the twain meet? ; My prison, my home : one woman's story of captivity in Iran ; The Lee Hamilton commentaries : Lincoln's question at Gettysburg is still relevant ; The Lee Hamilton commentaries : Obama's Afghanistan strategy by Riaz M Khan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee Hamilton Commentary #380 : Title: "Lincoln's Questions at Gettysburg Is Still Relevant. Given all the problems besetting Washington these days, some prominent commentators are wondering whether our system of government can 'long endure.' In fact, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton, 'Lincoln's Question at Gettysburg Is Still Relevant."--Track Sheet
An honest writer by Robert K Landers( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zindagī-i man by Qāsim Ghanī( Book )

in Persian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economic dimensions of Middle Eastern history : Conference : Selected papers( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iran between repression and dissent by Hālāh Isfandiyārī( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Haleh Esfandiari is director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
RR Atwood "Handmaid's Tale."( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The January Readers' Review panel discusses Margaret Atwood's 1986 novel, whose tale of a woman struggling to take control of her life in a futuristic totalitarian state parallels stories from current news headlines
The politics of the "women's question" in the Islamic Republic, 1979-1999 by Hālāh Isfandiyārī( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shiites and the U.S. in Iraq( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mr. Nakash speaks about relations between the U.S. and Iraq's Shiite population and the implications this has for the future of Iraq. Among the topics addressed are the power wielded by Shiite clerics, efforts to create a working democratic government in Iraq, recent violent insurgent movements in Iraq, and the political future of Iraq
Iran's state of fear by Hālāh Isfandiyārī( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reformist women thinkers in the Islamic world( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Haleh Esfandiari: My prison, my home ; Ali Eteraz: Children of dust by Hālāh Isfandiyārī( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An international lawyer who founded a think tank dedicated to legal reform in the Muslim world, Ali Eteraz writes an award-winning blog on the site Islamosphere. In Children of Dust, Eteraz recounts his schooling in a madrassa in Pakistan, his move to America, and his subsequent return to find a Muslim wife, at which time he becomes the subject of an abduction plot by the Taliban and is forced to grapple with his Islamic identity. Called a "love letter to one man's fading faith," author Yael Goldstein Love insists that the memoir "is a gift and a necessity."
 
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Reconstructed lives : women and Iran's Islamic revolution
Alternative Names
Esfandiari, Haleh

Haleh Esfandiari

Haleh Esfandiari Iranian academic

Isfandiyārī, Hālāh 1940-

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The Economic dimensions of Middle Eastern history : essays in honor of Charles IssawiMy prison, my home : one woman's story of captivity in IranThe economic dimensions of Middle Eastern history : Conference : Selected papers