index
Page numbers in italics indicate figures.
Ab- band-kinari, Muhammad, 224
ability to “get married”: meaning of, 43, 45,
48; sex change defined by, 55; sex dis-
ambiguation linked to, 45–46, 316n27
Ab- i zindigi (Water of Life), 63, 64
abortions, 74, 153
Abrams, Philip, 350–51n9
Abtahi, Mohammad Ali, 167, 223, 224
Academy for Medical Sciences (Fahan-
gistan- i ‘Ulum- i Pizishki), 215
Adelkhah, Fariba, 309–10n16
L’Adolescence (Debesse), 73, 324n104
Agnes (pseud.), 278–79, 366n16, 366–
67n21
Ahmadinijad, Mahmoud, 207, 213
aids and hiv, 222, 355–56n47
Ajma‘i, Mina, 96
Akhavan, Tarazallah, 320–21n70, 321n71
Alaei, Arash, 222, 355–56n47, 368–69n39
Alaei, Kamyar, 355–56n47
Al Ahmad, Jalal, 334n49
‘Ali (pseud.), 222–23, 290–91
‘Alizadah, Allahvardi, 46, 316n26
American Missionary Hospital (Mashhad),
44, 45, 316n25
American Psychiatric Association, 21
Amin (pseud.), 34
Amin, Zahra: absence of, 110; adolescent
circle of, 94–99; depicted as femi-
nine, 79, 80, 80–81, 86; family story of,
84–86, 103; letters of, 91–94; Mahin’s
family’s view of, 88–89; Mahin’s pro-
prietorship over, 98–99; marriage
arranged for, 98, 99, 113, 118, 125;
mourning and funeral for, 81, 96, 113;
murdered, 75. See also Mahin/Zahra
story
Amini (producer), 35–36, 238, 313n39
Amirani, ‘Ali Asghar, 44, 316nn22–23
Amir- Movahedi, Mehdi, 153–54, 155,
341n12
amrad (male beardless adolescent): use
of term, 59–60, 68, 329n9, 330n16,
351–52n18
Amrazi- i ruhi (Diseases of the soul/psyche,
Tutia), 66–67
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