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Iran, The Green Movement and the USA presents the dilemma that the West faces in dealing with the Islamic Republic of Iran and their nuclear armament, and how the unfolding civil rights movement in Iran (the Green Movement) will be affected by this interaction. Iranian scholar and author Hamid Dabashi argues that if Obama negotiates with Ahmadinejad, he will further streng ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published October 1st 2010 by Zed Books
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abclaret
The inception of Iran's Green Movement kick started in June 2009. Mahmoud Ahadinejad, seen as the lame duck Presidential appointment of the Iranian ruling elite won a heavily disputed re-election. The principle opposition leader, Mir Hossein Mousavi, referred to the result the morning after its announcement as a charade and on the same day demonstrations rallied around chants of - 'where is my vote?' When the state tried to confront this with its own orchestrated counter-demos, and repression - ...more
Siria
This was an almost aggressively terrible book, which I imagine in part must be due to the very short lead time between the events of the Green Revolution in Iran and the time of the book's publication. I picked up this book because I wanted to know more about Iranian history and the political tensions in the region—I'm shamefully ignorant. Yet I felt I learned little more about contemporary Iran than I'd already picked up from newspaper articles. Not only is there remarkably little in here about ...more
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Oct 22, 2010 Arash Kamangir marked it as to-read
کتاب در آمازون ۱۰۰ دلار قیمت گذاشته شده. ۱۰۰ دلار؟
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Born on 15 June 1951 into a working class family in the south-western city of Ahvaz in the Khuzestan province of Iran, Hamid Dabashi received his early education in his hometown and his college education in Tehran, before he moved to the United States, where he received a dual Ph.D. in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984, followed by a postdoctoral ...more
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