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Forming National Identity in Iran: The Idea of Homeland Derived from Ancien…



Modern Iran is a country with two significant but competing discourses of national identity, one stemming from ancient pre-Islamic customs and mythology, the other from Islamic Shiite practices and beliefs. This has left an often confused notion of identity in Iran. Ali Mozaffari explores the complex processes involved in the formation of Iranian national identity, laying particular stress upon the importance of place to ideas of homeland and the creation of a collective national identity. …


Forming National Identity In Iran

Pub Date : 2014-06-20 | Author : Ali Mozaffari | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9780857734969
ISBN 13 : 0857734962

Modern Iran is a country with two significant but competing discourses of national identity, one stemming from ancient pre-Islamic customs and mythology, the other from Islamic Shi..


Nation Building In The Post Soviet Borderlands

Pub Date : 1998-09-10 | Author : Graham Smith | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521599687
ISBN 13 : 9780521599689

The emergence in 1991 of the fourteen borderland post-Soviet states has been accompanied by the reforging of their national identities. Such attempts to rethink or reimagine the na..


Human Development Report 2004

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : United Nations Development Programme | Publisher : Human Development Report

ISBN 10 : 9780195221466
ISBN 13 : 019522146X

This is the 15th report, prepared by a team of independent experts, which explores major development issues of global concern. The 2004 report focuses on issues of cultural liberty..


Learner Autonomy Across Cultures

Pub Date : 2003-11-03 | Author : D. Palfreyman | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9780230504684
ISBN 13 : 023050468X

What does 'autonomy' mean within language learning? Should it be enhanced within national, institutional or small group culture and, if so, how can that be done? A variety of new t..


Globalization And Civilizations

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Mehdi Mozaffari | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 041528614X
ISBN 13 : 9780415286145

Uniquely, critically interrogates the concept of 'civilization' by asking whether it is still valid in the globalized world economy of the twenty-first century. Includes case studi..


Strategies Of Peace

Pub Date : 2010-03-24 | Author : Daniel Philpott | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0199738351
ISBN 13 : 9780199738359

How can a just peace be built in sites of genocide, massive civil war, dictatorship, terrorism, and poverty? In Strategies of Peace, the first volume in the Studies in Strategic Pe..


Islam And Ecology

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Richard Foltz | Publisher : Harvard Univ Ctr for the

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015064945499
ISBN 13 :

Islam is the religion of over one billion people and is practiced in virtually every country on earth. The articulation of an Islamic environmental ethic in contemporary terms is a..


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