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Space, Culture and the Youth in Iran: Observing Norm Creation Processes at the Artists' House

Payvar, Behnoosh LU (2015)
Abstract
This book uses the case of the Artists' House, a cultural center in Tehran, to place the socio-political implications of Iran's social and cultural transformation in a local-global context. The author examines the bipolar dimension of openness to change versus conservation and the role of these values in Iranian society generally as well as in the context of everyday life in Tehran. The text addresses reflexive interaction of the youth with technology and mass communications, law, society, traditional and religious perceptions and values, and contemporary questions concerning body, self, identity, shared emotions, and lifestyle. It explores the Artists' House as an alternative space that contributes to the emergence, continuance, and... (More)
This book uses the case of the Artists' House, a cultural center in Tehran, to place the socio-political implications of Iran's social and cultural transformation in a local-global context. The author examines the bipolar dimension of openness to change versus conservation and the role of these values in Iranian society generally as well as in the context of everyday life in Tehran. The text addresses reflexive interaction of the youth with technology and mass communications, law, society, traditional and religious perceptions and values, and contemporary questions concerning body, self, identity, shared emotions, and lifestyle. It explores the Artists' House as an alternative space that contributes to the emergence, continuance, and coexistence of new ideas, norms and values. (Less)
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Social norms, Iran, Tehran, Space, Law, Internet, Values, Sociology, Youth, Technology
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272 pages
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Palgrave Macmillan
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9781137537157
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English
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  author       = {Payvar, Behnoosh},
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  title        = {Space, Culture and the Youth in Iran: Observing Norm Creation Processes at the Artists' House},
  year         = {2015},
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