Space, Culture, and the Youth in Iran

Observing Norm Creation Processes at the Artists’ House

  • Authors
  • Behnoosh Payvar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxix
  2. Behnoosh Payvar
    Pages 1-25
  3. Behnoosh Payvar
    Pages 129-158
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 159-190

About this book


This book analyzes the Artists' House, a cultural center in Tehran, to place Iran's social and cultural transformation in a local-global context. The text addresses the interaction of Iranian youth with technology and mass communications, law, tradition, and contemporary questions concerning body, identity, and lifestyle.


Space Youth Culture Norms Iran sociology social change political sociology youth studies communication culture identity interaction law technology Tradition transformation youth

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57306-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-52570-3
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