Coverart for item
The Resource Who is knowledgeable is strong : science, class, and the formation of modern Iranian society 1900-1950, Cyrus Schayegh

Who is knowledgeable is strong : science, class, and the formation of modern Iranian society 1900-1950, Cyrus Schayegh

Label
Who is knowledgeable is strong : science, class, and the formation of modern Iranian society 1900-1950
Title
Who is knowledgeable is strong
Title remainder
science, class, and the formation of modern Iranian society 1900-1950
Statement of responsibility
Cyrus Schayegh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this book, Cyrus Schayegh tells two intertwined stories: how in early 20th-century Iran, an emerging middle class used modern scientific knowledge as its cultural & economic capital, & how along with the state, it employed biomedical sciences to tackle modern problems like the increasing stress of everyday life
Cataloging source
OTZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schayegh, Cyrus
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science and civilization
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • HISTORY
  • Intellectual life
  • Science and civilization
  • Social conditions
  • Iran
Target audience
specialized
Label
Who is knowledgeable is strong : science, class, and the formation of modern Iranian society 1900-1950, Cyrus Schayegh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Science and the formation of the Iranian modern middle class, 1900-1950 -- The historical background -- The cultural and discursive dimensions -- The economic dimensions -- Medicalizing modernity : interactions between the biomedical sciences and modernity in Iran, 1900-1950 -- The dangers of modernity : neurology, psychiatry, and the effects of modern technology and a modern economy -- Biopower : hygiene, eugenics, genetics, and Iran's double demographic problem -- The self-reliant personality : psychology, pedagogy, and the problem of willpower -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn808600995
Extent
1 online resource (x, 340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520943544
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttszdz0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808600995
Label
Who is knowledgeable is strong : science, class, and the formation of modern Iranian society 1900-1950, Cyrus Schayegh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Science and the formation of the Iranian modern middle class, 1900-1950 -- The historical background -- The cultural and discursive dimensions -- The economic dimensions -- Medicalizing modernity : interactions between the biomedical sciences and modernity in Iran, 1900-1950 -- The dangers of modernity : neurology, psychiatry, and the effects of modern technology and a modern economy -- Biopower : hygiene, eugenics, genetics, and Iran's double demographic problem -- The self-reliant personality : psychology, pedagogy, and the problem of willpower -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn808600995
Extent
1 online resource (x, 340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520943544
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttszdz0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808600995

Library Locations

    • Copley LibraryBorrow it
      5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA, 92110-2492, US
      32.771354 -117.193327
Processing Feedback ...