Description - Foucault and the Iranian Revolution by Janet Afary
Foucault and the Iranian Revolution informs current discussion on the divisions that have reemerged among Western intellectuals over the response to radical Islamism after September 11. Foucault's provocative writings are thus essential for understanding the history and the future of the West's relationship with Iran and, more generally, to political Islam. In their examination of these journalistic pieces, Afary and Anderson offer a surprising glimpse into the mind of a celebrated thinker.
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Author Biography - Janet Afary
Janet Afary is associate professor of history and women's studies at Purdue University. She is the author of The Iranian Constitutional Revolution; 1906-1911, and current president of the International Society for Iranian Studies. Kevin B. Anderson is associate professor of political science and sociology at Purdue University and the author of Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism.