- Subject index
This latest edition to the ISA handbook series actively engages with the many traditions of sociology in the world. Twenty-nine chapters from prominent international contributors discuss, challenge and re-conceptualize the global discipline of sociology; evaluating the diversities within and between sociological traditions of many regions and nation-states. They assess all aspects of the discipline: ideas and theories; scholars and scholarship; practices and traditions; ruptures and continuities through an international perspective. Its goal is to become a text for debating the contours of international sociology.
Chapter 22: Sociology in Iran: Between Politics, Religion and Western Influence
Sociology in Iran: Between Politics, Religion and Western Influence
Sociology emerged in Iran in the context of a Western-oriented modernization program instituted by a patrimonial state. The discipline developed, after it was established in the educational institutions, to train administrators ...