Ethnic Identity and the State in Iran

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Springer, Jul 17, 2013 - 233 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Ethnic Conflict Theories and Concepts
8
Continuity and Change The tradition of Security Discourse in Iran
25
Irans National Identity problem
45
Ethnic Conflict in Iran Continuity and Change
59
Relative Deprivation Theory and Political Violence in Iran
85
Ethnic Minorities in Iran The View from the Ground
104
Separatism and the States Mechanism of Control
137
Themes and Implications
163
Bibliography
171
Notes
187
Index
221
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Alam Saleh is a lecturer in the Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford, UK.

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