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The Resource Revolution and its discontents : political thought and reform in Iran, Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi

Revolution and its discontents : political thought and reform in Iran, Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi

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Revolution and its discontents : political thought and reform in Iran
Title
Revolution and its discontents
Title remainder
political thought and reform in Iran
Statement of responsibility
Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The death of the Islamic Republic's revolutionary patriarch, Ayatollah Khomeini, the bitter denouement of the Iran-Iraq War, and the marginalisation of leading factions within the political elite, in tandem with the end of the Cold War, harboured immense intellectual and political repercussions for the Iranian state and society. It was these events which created the conditions for the emergence of Iran's post-revolutionary reform movement, as its intellectuals and political leaders sought to re-evaluate the foundations of the Islamic state's political legitimacy and religious authority. In this monograph, Sadeghi-Boroujerdi, examines the rise and evolution of reformist political thought in Iran and analyses the complex network of publications, study circles, and think-tanks that encompassed a range of prominent politicians and intellectuals in the 1990s. In his meticulous account of the relationships between the post-revolutionary political class and intelligentsia, he explores a panoply of political and ideological issues still vital to understanding Iran's revolutionary state, such as the ruling political theology of the 'Guardianship of the Jurist', the political elite's engagem
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1982-
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Sadeghi-Boroujerdi, Eskandar
Dewey number
955.05/4
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The Global Middle East
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  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Political culture
  • Social change
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Revolution and its discontents : political thought and reform in Iran, Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi
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Publication
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Contents
Religious intellectuals, reform and the struggle for hegemony -- Constructing Behesht-e Jahan : Islam, the clergy and the state -- Political genealogies of reform : the rowshanfekran-e dini and the Islamic left -- Revolution and its discontents : ideology and the death of Utopia -- Free faith, democratic governance and the "Official Reading" of religion -- Khatami, the 2nd Khordad Font and the pedagogics of pluralism -- Sa'id Hajjariyan and reformist strategy : sovereign disenchantment and the politics of participation
Control code
CR9781108681834
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 441 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781108681834
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
CR9781108681834
Label
Revolution and its discontents : political thought and reform in Iran, Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 20 Feb 2019)
Contents
Religious intellectuals, reform and the struggle for hegemony -- Constructing Behesht-e Jahan : Islam, the clergy and the state -- Political genealogies of reform : the rowshanfekran-e dini and the Islamic left -- Revolution and its discontents : ideology and the death of Utopia -- Free faith, democratic governance and the "Official Reading" of religion -- Khatami, the 2nd Khordad Font and the pedagogics of pluralism -- Sa'id Hajjariyan and reformist strategy : sovereign disenchantment and the politics of participation
Control code
CR9781108681834
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 441 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781108681834
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
CR9781108681834

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