Mobilizing Pity: Iranian Women on the Long Road to Azadi Stadium

Spyros Sofos, Nazanin Shahrokni

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This article examines the politics of pity deployed by Iranian activists against the football stadium ban imposed on Iranian women and its impact on individual and collective histories of suffering and struggle of Iran's women in the pursuit of attaining citizenship
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Oct 23

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Gender Studies
  • Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)
  • Sociology


  • Iran
  • Womens rights
  • Collective Action


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