Über den Autor
Sanam Vakil is an Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Bologna, Italy. She also taught as an assistant professor at SAIS in Washington, D.C., was a researcher at the Council on Foreign Relations and a consultant to the World Bank. Born in Tehran, Iran, Dr. Vakil has published commentaries in many papers, including the Financial Times and the Washington Quarterly. She has consulted on Middle Eastern affairs for BBC, CNN, NPR and ABC.
Introduction - A Female Awakening through a Century of TroubleChapter 2 - The Revolutionary Century Through the Eyes and Lives of Women Chapter 3 - Khomeini: The Paradox and Politics of Religion Chapter 4 - Defining and Redefining Activist Women Chapter 5 - Rafsanjani: Road to Reform Chapter 6 - Khatami: The Momentum and Challenge of Reform Chapter 7 - Ahmadinejad: Claim Making and Stagnating ReformConclusion- The Circles of Confrontation, Conciliation and ContraditionBibliographyAcknowledgements