Search for dissertations about: "Iran"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 130 swedish dissertations containing the word Iran.

  1. 1. Film in Iran : 1900 to 1979 : a political and cultural analysis

    Author : Behrad Najafi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : The Iranian cinema has been one of the most neglected subjects in the study of Iranian art and the history of film. The purpose of this work, which covers the entire period of cinematographic development up to the 1979 Iranian Revlution, is to provide the reader with insight into the evolution and decline of the Iranian cinema as a cultural and social phenomenon. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiological studies on mental health in Tehran - Iran

    Author : Habib Emami; Norman Sartorius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Iran; mental health; adolescents; suicidal behavior; personality; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Since 1979 Iranians have experienced a variety of events that reasonably will have lasting effects on their mental health. In 1979 the Islamic Revolution took place and in 1980 eight years of Iraq-Iran war started. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inscription on Stone : Islam, State and Education in Iran and Turkey

    Author : Reza Arjmand; Holger Daun; Jan Härpe; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Religious education; Islam; Islamic Education; Iran; Turkey; Hegemony; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This study explores the role of education as means of creation and maintenance of religious hegemony in Iran and Turkey. In the context of this study, state-sponsored systems of mass education aim to socialize generations of children into accepting the ideology and values of the dominant groups as the normal state of affairs. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Remaking of American Strategy toward Iran and Iraq : Outline of a Theory of Foreign Policy Change

    Author : Idris Ahmedi; Jan Hallenberg; Ulf Mörkenstam; Jens Bartelson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Theory; Foreign Policy Change; Grand Strategy; Realism; Constructivism; the United States; Iran; Iraq; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This study sets out to develop a realist-constructivist theory of foreign policy change. The theory claims that whenever policymakers believe that the distribution of power favors an expansive grand strategy or necessitates retrenchment, they will act accordingly. READ MORE

  5. 5. Living Shi'ism : Instances of Ritualisation among Islamist Men in Contemporary Iran

    Author : David Thurfjell; David Westerlund; Catharina Raudvere; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of religions; authorisation; uthority; basij; embodiment; emotion; Iran; Islam; Islamism; male religiosity; ritual; ritualisation; shi ism; sorrow; virtue; Religionshistoria; History of religion; Religionshistoria;

    Abstract : Iranian Shi‘ism is, among other things, known for its rituals of sorrow. In the contemporary Iranian context, active participation in these rituals has become a sign of support for the Islamist regime. The aim of this study is to discuss the ritual activities in the lives of a group of supporters of the regime. READ MORE