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The Gender Politics of Iran’s Nuclear Policy

Behravesh, Maysam LU (2015) In The Guardian/Tehran Bureau
Abstract
Often lurking within discussions about Iran’s prestige and international standing are terms carrying deep associations with gender. Potency, firmness and resistance are all perceived as masculine characteristics, hence embraced and affirmed, while weakness, flexibility and softness are all associated with femininity, therefore to be avoided and disowned.
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Gender, Politics, Iran, Nuclear Politics, International Relations, West, Negotiations, Masculinity, Femininity, Namous, Gheirat, Harim, Supreme Leader, Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Khamenei, Revolutionary Guards, Potency, Firmness, Resistance, Softness, Flexibility
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Popular Science
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The Guardian/Tehran Bureau
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English
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yes
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dc62c975-b076-4390-bfe5-4d76cded0206 (old id 5470951)
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http://www.theguardian.com/world/iran-blog/2015/jun/09/iran-gender-politics-and-nuclear-policy
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2015-06-12 08:44:16
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2016-04-16 11:28:36
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  title        = {The Gender Politics of Iran’s Nuclear Policy},
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