Islamic Law and Governance in Contemporary Iran: Transcending Islam for Social, Economic, and Political Order

Islamic Law and Governance in Contemporary Iran: Transcending Islam for Social, Economic, and Political Order

by Mehran Tamadonfar

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ISBN-13: 9781498507585
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/23/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 8.95(h) x 1.09(d)

About the Author

Mehran Tamadonfar is associate professor of political science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: The Islamic Worldview
Chapter One: Islam, Politics, and the Law
Part II: The Legal Framework of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Chapter Two: Constitutionalism
Chapter Three: Islamization of the Law
Part III: The Polity in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Chapter Four: Civil Society in Iranian Political Life
Chapter Five: The Supreme Leader (Vali-e Faqih or Rahbar)
Chapter Six: The Governmental System: Power Imbalances and Extraordinary Checks
Chapter Seven: Nuclear and Missile Programs, Policies, and the Sanctions Regime
Conclusion




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