Ethnic Identity and the State in Iran

  • Authors
  • Alam Saleh

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Alam Saleh
    Pages 1-7
  3. Alam Saleh
    Pages 9-23
  4. Alam Saleh
    Pages 25-44
  5. Alam Saleh
    Pages 45-58
  6. Alam Saleh
    Pages 59-84
  7. Alam Saleh
    Pages 105-136
  8. Alam Saleh
    Pages 163-170
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 171-233

About this book


While the Islamic Republic has employed various strategies to mitigate the worst excesses of inter-ethnic tension while still securing a Shi'a dominated "Persian hegemony," the systematic neglect of ethnic groups by both the Islamic Republic and its predecessor regime has resulted in the politicization of ethnic identity in Iran.


conflict Ethnic conflict identity Nation national identity political violence Tradition violence

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