I. LONGER BOOK REVIEWS:
Bazaar and State
in Iran: The Politics of the Tehran Marketplace. By
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2008.
"Iranian Youth: Myths and Realities" A review essay of Kaveh Basmenji's Tehran Blues; Youth Culture in Iran (London: Saqi. 2005) and Roxanne Varzi's Warring Souls; Youth, Media, and Martyrdom in Post-Revolution Iran (Durham: Duke University Press, 2006), published in Middle East Journal, Vol. 61, No. 1, Winter 2007.
Factional Politics in Post-Khomeini Iran. By Mehdi Moslem. The Middle East and South Asia Folklore Bulletin. Vol. 20, Nos. 1 and 2, Winter and Spring 2004.
Modernist Islam, 1840-1940: A Sourcebook. Edited by Charles Kurzman. Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis, Vol. 19, No. 2. November 2003.
Muslim Europe or Euro-Islam; Politics, Culture, and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization. Ed. by Nezar AlSayyad & Manuel Castells. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 32. No. 5, September 2003.
The Iranian Revolution Then and Now: Indicators of Regime Instability. By Dariush Zahedi. The Historian. Vol. 65, No. 3, 2003.
Aversion and Desire; Negotiating Muslim Female Identity in the Diaspora. By Shahnaz Khan. H-NET Book Review, September 2002.
Social Change in Iran: an eyewitness account of dissent, defiance, and new movements for rights. By Behzad Yaghmaian. Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis, Vol. 18, No. 2. November 2002.
Women in Islam and the Middle East; A Reader. Edited by Ruth Roded. The Historian, Vol. 63, No. 4, Summer 2001.
The Policy of Critical Dialogue: An Analysis of European Human Rights Policy towards Iran from 1992-97, by V. Matthias Struwe, The MIT Electronic Journal of Middle Eastern Studies (http://web.mit.edu/cis/www/mitejmes).
Tortured Confessions; Prisons and Public
Recantations in Modern
Women, Work, and Economic Reform in the Middle East and North Africa, by Valentine M. Moghadam, CIRA Bulletin, Vol. 15, No. 1, April 1999.
Street Politics; Poor People’s Movements in Iran, by Asef Bayat, International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Volume 31, No. 4, November 1999.
Iranian Military Power; Capabilities and Intentions, by Michael Eisenstadt; Revolution at a Crossroads; Iran’s Domestic Politics and Regional Ambitions, by David Menashri; and Iran’s Economic Morass; Mismanagement and Decline Under the Islamic Republic, by Eliyahu Kanovsky. CIRA Bulletin, Vol. 14, No. 2, Fall, 1998.
Islam and Human Ideology, by Samih Atef El-Zein,
Torture and Modernity: Self, Society, and State in Modern Iran. By
Darius Rejali, ,
Women and the Political Process in
The Iranian Constitutional Revolution, 1906-1911; Grassroots Democracy, Social Democracy, and the Origin of Feminism, by Janet Afary, The Historian, Vol. 61, No. 2, Winter 1999.
Iranian Intellectuals and the West; The Tormented Triumph of Nativism, by
Populism and Feminism in Iran: Women’s Struggle in a Male-Defined Revolutionary Movement, by Haideh Moghissi, The Middle East Journal, Vol. 52, No. 2, Spring 1998..
The Making of Iran’s Islamic Revolution: From Monarchy to Islamic Republic. By Mohsen M. Milani, The Historian, Vol. 59, No. 4, Summer 1997.
Small Media, Big Revolution: Communication,
Culture, and the Iranian Revolution by A. Sreberny
and A. Mohammadi,
The Boundaries of Modern Iran, by Keith McLachlan (ed.), The Historian, Vol. 58, No. 4, Summer, 1996.
A Century of Revolution; Social Movements in Iran, by John Foran (ed.), CIRA Bulletin, Vol. 11, No. 3, Spring 1996.
"Curving Back Towards Eugenics: A Review of Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray, " Zumari; A Journal of Black World Studies, Ohio Wesleyan University, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 1995.
The Sociology of Health and Health Care in Israel, by Aaron Antonovsky (ed.), Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, Vol. 26, No. 2, December, 1992.
Social Welfare Services for Israel's Arab Population, by Aziz Haidar, Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, Vol. 26, No. 2, December, 1992.
The Politics of Pan-Islam; Ideology and Organization, by Jacob M. Landau, Middle East Studies Association Bulletin, Vol. 26, No. 2, December, 1992.
The Iranian Mojahedin, by Ervand Abrahamian, Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 5, September 1990.
The Struggle Within Islam; the Conflict between Religion and Politics,by Rafiq Zakaria, Michigan Sociological Review, No. 4, Fall, 1990.
Islam in Revolution; Fundamentalism in the Arab World, by Hrair Dekmejian, Michigan Sociological Review, No. 3, Fall, 1989.
The Pursuit of Inequality, by Philip Green. The Social Science Journal, Vol. 21, No. 1, January, 1984.
The Women's Rights Movement in
The Roots of Revolution, by Nikki Keddie, The International Social Science Review, Vol. 58, No. 1, Winter, 1983.
II. FILM REVIEWS:
“A Bitter Bite: A Critique of Samira Makhmalbaf’s ‘The Apple,’” The Iranian, August 1999, at http://www.iranian.com/Arts/1999/August/Sib/Index.html.