Sunday, October 16, 2011

Religion and Politics in Modern Iran: A Select Bibliography


I  thought perhaps some readers might be interested in this manageable, English-language (books only) bibliography on "religion and politics" in modern Iran. I welcome suggestions for further titles.
  • Abdo, Geneive and Jonathan Lyons. Answering Only to God: Faith and Freedom in Twenty-First Century Iran. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2003.
  • Abrahamian, Ervand. Iran Between Two Revolutions. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1982.
  • Abrahamian, Ervand. The Iranian Mojahedin. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1989.
  • Abrahamian, Ervand. Khomeinism: Essays on the Islamic Republic. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1993.
  • Abrahamian, Ervand. Tortured Confessions: Prisons and Public Recantations in Modern Iran. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999.
  • Abrahamian, Ervand. A History of Modern Iran. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Adelkhah, Fariba. Being Modern in Iran. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000.
  • Adib-Mogahaddam, Arshin. Iran in World Politics: The Question of the Islamic Republic. London: Hurst Publishers, 2007.
  • Afary, Janet. The Iranian Constitutional Revolution, 1906-1911. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996.
  • Afary, Janet. Sexual Politics in Modern Iran. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • Afary, Janet and Kevin B. Anderson. Foucault and the Iranian Revolution: Gender and the Seductions of Islamism. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2005.
  • Afkhami, Mahnaz and Erika Friedl, eds. In the Eye of the Storm: Women in Post-Revolutionary Iran. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1994.
  • Afshari, Reza. Human Rights in Iran: The Abuse of Cultural Relativism. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001.
  • Aghaie, Kamran Scot. The Martyrs of Karbala: Shi‘i Symbols and Rituals in Modern Iran. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2004.
  • Aghaie, Kamran Scot. The Women of Karbala: Ritual Performance and Symbolic Discourses in Modern Shi‘i Islam. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2005.
  • Akhavi, Shahrough. Religion and Politics in Contemporary Iran: Clergy-State Relations in the Pahlavi Period. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1980.
  • Algar, Hamid. The Islamic Revolution in Iran. London: Open Press, 1980.
  • Algar, Hamid. Religion and State in Iran 1785-1906: The Role of the Ulama in the Qajar Period. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1969.
  • Alizadeh, Parvin, ed. The Economy of Iran: The Dilemma of an Islamic State. London: I.B. Tauris, 2000.
  • Ansari, Ali M. Iran, Islam, and Democracy: The Politics of Managing Change. London: Chatham House, 2nd ed., 2006.
  • Ansari, Ali M. Modern Iran Since 1921: The Pahlavis and After. London: Longman, 2003.
  • Arjomand, Said Amir. The Turban for the Crown: The Islamic Revolution in Iran. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1988.
  • Arjomand, Said Amir. After Khomeini: Iran Under His Successors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Azimi, Fakhreddin. Iran: the Crisis of Democracy. London: I.B. Tauris, 1989.
  • Azimi, Fakhreddin. The Quest for Democracy in Iran: A Century of Struggle Against Authoritarian Rule. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008.
  • Bakhash, Shaul. The Reign of the Ayatollahs: Iran and the Islamic Revolution. New York: Basic Books, 1990.
  • Baktiari, Bahman. Parliamentary Politics in Revolutionary Iran: The Institutionalization of Factional Politics. Gainseville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1996.
  • Barth, Frederik. Nomads of South Persia: The Basseri Tribe of the Khamseh Confederacy. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co., 1961.
  • Bayat, Asef. Street Politics: Poor People’s Movements in Iran. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.
  • Bayat, Asef. Workers and Revolution in Iran. London: Zed Books, 1987.
  • Bayat, Mangol. Iran’s First Revolution: Shi‘ism and the Constitutional Revolution of 1905-1909. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
  • Behrooz, Maziar. Rebels with a Cause: The Failure of the Left in Iran. London: I.B. Tauris, 2000.
  • Bill, James A. The Eagle and the Lion: The Tragedy of American-Iranian Relations. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1988.
  • Bonine, Michael E. and Nikki R. Keddie, eds. Modern Iran: The Dialectics of Continuity and Change. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1981.
  • Browne, Edward G. The Persian Revolution, 1905-1909. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1910.
  • Chehabi, H.E. Iranian Politics and Religious Modernism: The Liberation Movement of Iran under the Shah and Khomeini. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1990.
  • Cronin, Stephanie. The Army and the Creation of the Pahlavi State in Iran, 1910-1926. London: I.B. Tauris, 1997.
  • Cronin, Stephanie. Tribal Politics in Iran: Rural Conflict and the New State, 1921-1941. New York: Routledge, 2007.
  • Cronin, Stephanie. Soldiers, Shahs and Subalterns in Iran: Opposition, Protest and Revolt, 1921-1941. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
  • Dabashi, Hamid. Iran, The Green Movement and the USA: The Fox and the Paradox. London: Zed Books, 2010.
  • Dabashi, Hamid. Shi’ism: A Religion of Protest. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
  • Ebadi, Shirin (with Azadeh Moaveni). Iran Awakening. New York: Random House, 2007.
  • Ebadi, Shirin. Refugee Rights in Iran. London: Saqi Books, 2008.
  • Ebadi, Shirin. The Golden Cage: Three Brothers, Three Choices, One Destiny. Carlsbad, CA: Kales Press, 2011.
  • Ehteshami, Anoushiravan. After Khomeini: The Iranian Second Republic. New York: Routledge, 1995.
  • Esfandiari, Haleh. Reconstructed Lives: Women & Iran’s Islamic Revolution. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
  • Farsoun, Samih K. Iran: Political Culture in the Islamic Republic. London: Routledge, 1992.
  • Fischer, Michael M.J. Iran: from Religious Dispute to Revolution. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980.
  • Foran, John. Fragile Resistance: Social Transformation in Iran from 1500 to the Revolution. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993.
  • Foran, John, ed. A Century of Revolution: Social Movements in Iran. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1994.
  • Ganji, Akbar. The Road to Democracy in Iran. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008.
  • Gasiorowski, Mark. U.S. Foreign Policy and the Shah: Building a Client State in Iran. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1991.
  • Ghani, Cyrus. Iran and the Rise of Reza Shah: From Qajar Collapse to Pahlavi Power. London: I.B. Tauris, 2000.
  • Ghani, Cyrus. Iran and the West: A Critical Bibliography. London: Kegan Paul Int’l., 1987.
  • Gheissari, Ali. Iranian Intellectuals in the Twentieth Century. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1998.
  • Gheissari, Ali, ed. Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Graham, Robert. Iran: the Illusion of Power. London: Croom Helm, revised ed., 1979.
  • Hairi, Abdu’l-Hadi. Shī‘ism and Constitutionalism in Iran. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1977.
  • Hashemi, Nader and Danny Postel, eds. The People Reloaded: The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran’s Future. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House, 2010.
  • Hooglund, Eric, ed. Twenty Years of Islamic Revolution: Political and Social Transition in Iran since 1979. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2002.
  • Irfani, Shuroosh. Revolutionary Islam in Iran: Popular Liberation or Religious Dictatorship? London: Zed Books, 1983.
  • Kamrava, Mehran. Iran’s Intellectual Revolution. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Katouzian, Homa. Mussadiq and the Struggle for Power in Iran. London: I.B. Tauris, 1991.
  • Katouzian, Homa. The Political Economy of Modern Iran. London: Macmillan, 1981.
  • Kazemi, Farhad. Poverty and Revolution in Iran: The Migrant Poor, Urban Marginality, and Politics. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press, 1981.
  • Keddie, Nikki R. Iran and the Muslim World: Resistance and Revolution. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press, 1995.
  • Keddie, Nikki R. Iran: Religion, Politics and Society. London: Frank Cass, 1980.
  • Keddie, Nikki R. Religion and Rebellion in Iran: The Tobacco Protest of 1891-1892. London: Frank Cass, 1966.
  • Keddie, Nikki R. Roots of Revolution: An Interpretative History of Modern Iran. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1981.
  • Keddie, Nikki R. Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006 ed.
  • Keddie, Nikki R., ed. Religion and Politics in Iran: Shi‘ism from Quietism to Revolution. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1983.
  • Majd, Hooman. The Ayatollah Begs to Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran. New York: Anchor Books, 2009 ed.
  • Majd, Hooman. The Ayatollahs’ Democracy: An Iranian Challenge. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2010.
  • Menashri, David. Post-Revolutionary Politics in Iran: Religion, Society and Power. London: Frank Cass & Co., 2001.
  • Milani, Mohsen M. The Making of Iran’s Islamic Revolution: From Monarchy to Islamic Republic. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, revised ed., 1994.
  • Mir-Hosseini, Ziba. Islam and Gender: The Religious Debate in Contemporary Iran. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999.
  • Mir-Hosseini, Ziba and Richard Tapper. Islam and Democracy in Iran: Eshkevari and the Quest for Reform. London: I.B. Tauris, 2006.
  • Mirsepassi, Ali. Intellectual Discourse and the Politics of Modernization: Negotiating Modernity in Iran. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  • Mirsepassi, Ali. Democracy in Modern Iran: Islam, Culture, and Political Change. New York: New York University Press, 2010.
  • Moaddel, Mansoor. Class, Politics, and Ideology in the Iranian Revolution. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992.
  • Moghissi, Haideh. Populism and Feminism in Iran: Women’s Struggle in a Male-Defined Revolutionary Movement. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1996.
  • Moslem, Mehdi. Factional Politics in Post-Khomeini Iran. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2002.
  • Mottahedeh, Roy. The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran. Oxford, UK: Oneworld, 2000.
  • Nabavi, Negin. Intellectuals and the State in Iran: Politics, Discourse and the Dilemma of Authenticity. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2003.
  • Nabavi, Negin, ed. Intellectual Trends in 20th Century Iran. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2003.
  • Paidar, Parvin. Women and the Political Process in Twentieth-Century Iran. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
  • Postel, Danny. Reading Legitimation Crisis in Tehran: Iran and the Future of Liberalism. Chicago, IL: Prickly Paradigm Press, 2006.
  • Rajaee, Farhang, ed. The Iran-Iraq War: The Politics of Aggression. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1993.
  • Rejali, Darius M. Torture and Modernity: Self, Society and State in Modern Iran. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993.
  • Ringer, Monica M. Education, Religion, and the Discourse of Cultural Reform in Qajar Iran. Costa Mesa, CA: Mazda Publ., 2000.
  • Sanasarian, Eliz. The Women’s Rights Movement in Iran: Mutiny, Appeasement, and Repression from 1900 to Khomeini. New York: Praeger, 1982.
  • Schirazi, Asghar (John O’Kane, trans.). The Constitution of Iran: Politics and the State in the Islamic Republic. London: I.B. Tauris, 1997.
  • Sick, Gary. All Fall Down: America's Tragic Encounter With Iran. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse.com, 2001 ed.
  • Takeyh, Ray. Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Co., 2006.
  • Takeyh, Ray. Guardians of the Revolution: Iran and the World in the Age of Ayatollahs. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Tavakoli-Targhi, Mohamad. Refashioning Iran: Orientalism, Occidentalism and Historiography. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.
  • Vahdat, Farzin. God and Juggernaut: Iran’s Intellectual Encounter with Modernity. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2002.
  • van den Bos, Matthijs. Mystic Regimes: Sufism and the State in Iran, from the late Qajar Era to the Islamic Republic. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2002.
  • Wright, Robin. The Last Great Revolution: Turmoil and Transformation in Iran. New York: Vintage Books, 2001.

1 Comments:

OpenID abcdemocracy said...

Mirsepassi, Ali. 'Political Islam, Iran, and the Enlightenment: Philosophies of Hope and Despair'. Cambridge UP, 2011
Rajaee, Farhang. 'Islamism and Modernism: The Changing Discourse in Iran'. UTexas Press, 2007

11/24/2011 4:34 PM  

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