Intellectual Discourse and the Politics of Modernization: Negotiating Modernity in Iran / Edition 1

Intellectual Discourse and the Politics of Modernization: Negotiating Modernity in Iran / Edition 1

by Ali Mirsepassi, Ali Mirepassi
     
 

Examines modernity in the context of Islamic Fundamentalism and the Iranian Revolution.See more details below

Overview

Examines modernity in the context of Islamic Fundamentalism and the Iranian Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521659970
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Cultural Social Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction: modernity and 'culture'; 1. Western narratives of modernity; 2. Reconciling with the West's other; 3. The crisis of secularism and the rise of political Islam; 4. Islam as a modernizing ideology: Al-e Ahmad and Shari'ati; 5. German intellectuals and the culture of modernity; 6. The tragedy of the Iranian left; 7. Modernities of our time; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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