Post-revolutionary Politics in Iran: Religion, Society, and Power
After the Islamic revolution in Iran, revolutionary leaders had to compromise their ideology. The Iranian ship of state continues to drift in search of an equilibrium between revolutionary convictions and the demands of governance, between religion and state, and Islam and the West.
Revolutionary Politics in Iran
Rival Factions and Conflicting
Social and Economic Difficulties and Political
The Quest for Freedom and Intensified Struggle
A Tentative Appraisal
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