Religious minorities in Iran [electronic resource] / Eliz Sanasarian.
- Other records:
- Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
- Cambridge Middle East studies.
Cambridge Middle East studies
1 online resource (251 p.)
- Religious minorities -- Iran.
Religion and state -- Iran.
Religious tolerance -- Iran.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.
Iran -- Religion.
- Electronic books.
- Sanasarian's book explores the political and ideological relationship between religious minorities in Iran and the state during the formative years of the Islamic Republic. While the book is essentially empirical, it also highlights questions associated with exclusion and marginalisation and the role of the state in defining those boundaries.
- Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Notes on transliteration and bibliography; Glossary; Introduction: an overview of politics and society; 1 Ethnic anatomy and politics of non-Muslim minorities; 2 The Assembly of Experts: debut in the year of destiny; 3 Policy sphere of recognized religious minorities; 4 Distinctions and designations as policy output; 5 Prevalent responses of recognized religious minorities; Conclusion: the perils of marginality; Notes; Bibliography; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-224) and index.
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