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Islam and Democracy in Iran

Eshkevari and the Quest for Reform (Library of Modern Middle East Studies)

by Ziba Mir-Hosseini

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Published by I. B. Tauris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Islamic Studies,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Sociology,
  • Islamic Government,
  • Democracy,
  • Social Science,
  • Middle East,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Social Science / Islamic Studies,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Religion, Politics & State,
  • Iran,
  • Islam,
  • Islam and politics,
  • Religious aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8957879M
    ISBN 101845111338
    ISBN 109781845111335

      How resilient is the Islamic Republic of Iran? asks analyst Eric answer to this question is that the future survival of the Islamic republic is tenuous at best and, like its predecessor, it is likely to succumb to a revolution in the near future if it does not reform, according to Misagh Parsa’s book, Democracy in Iran; Why It Failed and How It Might Succeed. Ramin Jahanbegloo, The Deadlock in Iran: Pressures from Below Mehrangiz Kar, The Deadlock in Iran: Constitutional Constraints Soli Ozel, Turkey at the Polls: A Historic Opportunity Ziya Onis & Fuat Keyman, Turkey at the Polls: A New Path EmergesPART III: Islam and Democracy Abdou Filali-Ansary, Muslims and Democracy Bernard Lewis, A Historical.


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With comparisons being drawn between Rouhani and his predecessor, the late Reformist President Mohammad Khatami, there has never been a better time for a Author: Ali M. Ansari. Islam and Democracy in Iran: Eshkevari and the Quest for Reform.

Hasan Yousefi Eshkevari is a former revolutionary and clerical reformer who became one of the Islamic Republic's most outspoken critics.

His ideas of "Islamic democratic government" have attracted considerable Islam and Democracy in Iran book in Iran and elsewhere.3/5(3). Islam and Democracy in Iran: Eshkevari and the Quest for Reform.

Hasan Yousefi Eshkevari, Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Richard Tapper. - Political Science. In The Rafto Prize for Human Rights was awarded to Shirin Ebadi for her lifelong struggle for democracy, peace and human rights in Iran and for her work on the protection and rights of women and children.

This book brings together leading scholars to provide4/5(1). E-book $ Islam and Democracy in Iran book Published May The surprise election of Hasan Rouhani in has refocused attention on the dynamics between Islam and democracy in Iran after the hiatus of the Ahmadinejad presidency.

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In this landmark book, Fakhreddin Azimi illuminates a subject of the greatest importance to Iran, the Middle East, and, indeed, the rest of the world. Elegantly written and deeply informative, The Quest for Democracy in Iran is a must read.”―Roger Owen, Harvard UniversityCited by:   Situating the discussion in its specific religious context, the book critically examines those elements that are Islam and Democracy in Iran book referred to as democratic norms in Islamic tradition.

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After having produced the only successful Islamist challenge to the state, a revolution, and an Islamic Republic, Iran is now poised to produce a genuine and indigenous democratic movement in the Muslim world. Islam and Democracy in Iran book, Democracy and Religious Modernism in Iran, From Bāzargān to Soroush.

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Some modern Islamic thinkers, whose ideas were particularly popular in the s and s, rejected the notion of democracy as a foreign idea incompatible with Islam.

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