The Islamic Republic of Iran has entered its fourth decade, and the values and legacy of the Revolution it was once based upon proceed to have profound and contradictory outcomes for Iranian lifestyles. regardless of the repressive strength of the present regime the great creativity of renowned cultural practices, that negotiate and withstand a repressive procedure, is a effective and dynamic strength. This e-book attracts at the services and event of Iranian and overseas teachers and activists to deal with diversified parts of social and cultural innovation which are using switch and development. whereas spiritual conservatism continues to be the creed of the institution, this quantity uncovers an underground global of recent expertise, media and leisure that speaks to ladies looking a better public function and a stressed more youthful iteration that organises and engages with international developments on-line.
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