Iran At The Crossroads

Iran At The Crossroads

by John L. Esposito
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312238169

ISBN-13: 9780312238162

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

At the dawn of the 21st century, we are witnessing the redefining and reforming of the Islamic Republic, a struggle between the President Khatami's reformist agenda and more militant conservative forces led by Ayatollah Khameni, Iran's Supreme Religious Guide. The Islamic Republic of Iran at 20 is a place of new promises and aspirations whose political, economic ,and…  See more details below

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At the dawn of the 21st century, we are witnessing the redefining and reforming of the Islamic Republic, a struggle between the President Khatami's reformist agenda and more militant conservative forces led by Ayatollah Khameni, Iran's Supreme Religious Guide. The Islamic Republic of Iran at 20 is a place of new promises and aspirations whose political, economic ,and socioeconomic struggles have significance not only for Iranians but also for Iran's relations with the international community. Iran at the Crossroads provides an intimate view of Iran, domestically and internationally, and the current struggle to reconstruct and thus relegitimate the revolution. This volume includes essays by American, European, and Iranian scholars writing on the extraordinary changing situation in Iran today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312238162
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

From Khomeini to Khatami: Introduction; J.L.Esposito The Paradoxes of Politics in Post-Revolutionary Iran; M.Boroujerdi Reform and Resistance in the Islamic Republic of Iran; M.M.Milani On the Reconfiguration of the Public Sphere and the Changing Political Landscape of Revolutionary Iran; F.Farhi The Politics of the 'Women's Question' in the Islamic Republic, 1979-1999; H.Esfandiari Iran's Economy: Twenty Years after the Islamic Revolution; B.Khajepour The Governance of the Jurist in Iran; A.Sachedina Iran's Foreign Policy Towards Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus; M.Mesbahi The Iranian Revolution and International Politics: Some European Perspectives; F.Halliday Reflecting on Iran's Foreign Policy; R.K.Ramazani

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