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Democracy and constitutional politics in Iran : a weberian analysis

Author: Farshad Malek-Ahmadi
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An inquisitive socio-historical analysis of the long road Iran has traveled in quest of constitutionalism and democracy. The book explicates the paradox that after over a hundred years of struggle  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Farshad Malek-Ahmadi
ISBN: 9781137429131 1137429135 9781137413925 1137413921 9781137413949 1137413948
OCLC Number: 905801838
Description: xiv, 221 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Theoretical framework --
Structure of domination if pre-modern Iran --
Modernization of the state --
Constitutional revolution of Iran 1905-1911 --
Article 2 of the supplement to fundamental law and the constitutional politics of transition to parliamentary legislation --
Clerical control of the state : the council of guardians --
Constitutional crisis of the state : revision and confirmatory supervision --
Constitutional politics of political parties and institutions --
Continuing constitutional crisis and revision --
Khatami era and the green movement --
Linkages between two clerical supervisions of the state and other relevant issues --
Women's movement, gender equality, and democratization --
Democratization and its impediments in Iran --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Farshad Malek-Ahmadi.

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"If you ever wondered why a century past her Constitutional Revolution of 1905-1911 Iran is still struggling to establish a democratic order and sustainable constitutional politics, you should read Read more...

 
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