Iran, Islam And Democracy / Edition 2

Iran, Islam And Democracy / Edition 2

by Ali M. Ansari
     
 

Revised, updated, and expanded, this new edition details political developments in Iran since the summer of 2000. In expanding on arguments outlined in the first edition, the book looks at the increasing polarity of views and the changing nature of "reformism" in light of successive setbacks and growing international tensions.

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Revised, updated, and expanded, this new edition details political developments in Iran since the summer of 2000. In expanding on arguments outlined in the first edition, the book looks at the increasing polarity of views and the changing nature of "reformism" in light of successive setbacks and growing international tensions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781862031517
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
10/24/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
About the Author
Acknowledgments
Glossary
Chronology
Introduction1
1Iran, Islam and Democracy: The Theoretical Context7
2The Politics of Managing Change24
3Revolution, Republic and War40
4Rafsanjani and the Ascendancy of the Mercantile Bourgeoisie52
5The Failure of the Mercantile Bourgeoisie Republic and the Election of Khatami82
6Contested Hegemonies and the Institutionalization of Power110
7The Dialectics of Reform141
8The Tide of Reform176
9Conclusion218
Select Bibliography224
Index234

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