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New Modes of Communication: Web Representations and Blogs: Iran
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Since the popularization of Internet technologies, both scholarly and popular accounts have underlined the liberatory potentials of new media for Iranians, particularly for women. Digital media has provided many new opportunities for women to participate politically, express themselves creatively, and challenge religious codes enforced by the state. Y…

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Niki Akhavan, “New Modes of Communication: Web Representations and Blogs: Iran”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 May 2019
First published online: 2016



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