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Elaheh Rostami-Povey

Elaheh Rostami-Povey is a writer and researcher. She is affiliated to the London Middle East Institute and Centre for Gender Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Her research focuses on Iran, Afghanistan and the Middle East, in particular on gender issues in Iran and Afghanistan. She is the author of Afghan Women, Identity and Invasion in 2007 published by Zed Books. This book has been translated into Portuguese. She is also the author of Women, Work and Islamism, Ideology and Resistance in Iran in 1999 published under her pen name, Maryam Poya, by Zed Books. This book is translated into Farsi and Korean languages.

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Iran's Influence
A Religious-Political State and Society in its Region

Zed Books
Iran's Influence is the first comprehensive analysis of the role that Iran plays in regional and global politics. The expert author provides much-needed...
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Afghan Women
Identity and Invasion

Zed Books
This book looks at how Afghan women have fought repression and challenged stereotypes, both within the country and in diasporas in Iran, Pakistan, the US and...
Elaheh Rostami-Povey

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