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Author Arjomand, Said Amir.
Title After Khomeini : Iran under his successors / Saïd Amir Arjomand.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

Author Arjomand, Said Amir.
Subject Iran -- History -- 1979-1997.
Iran -- History -- 1997-
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1997-
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Influence.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 268 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Khomeini and the Islamic revolution -- Dual leadership and Constitutional development after Khomeini -- Thermidor at last: Hashemi-Rafsanjani's presidency and the economy -- Revolutionary ideology and its transformation into Islamic reformism -- The rise and fall of President Khatami and the reform movement -- Social and political consequences of the integrative revolution -- Iran's foreign policy: from the export of revolution to pragmatism -- Iran's new political class and the Ahmadinejad presidency -- Khomeini's successor: Ayatollah Khamenei ans the leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran -- The hardliners, foreign policy and nuclear development.
Summary For many Americans, Iran is our most dangerous enemy--part of George W. Bush's "axis of evil" even before the appearance of Ahmadinejad. But what is the reality? How did Ahmadinejad rise to power, and how much power does he really have? What are the chances of normalizing relations with Iran? In After Khomeini, Said Amir Arjomand paints a subtle and perceptive portrait of contemporary Iran. This work, a sequel to Arjomand's acclaimed The Turban for the Crown, examines Iran under the successors of Ayatollah Khomeini up to the present day. He begins, as the Islamic Republic did, with K.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0199739552 (electronic bk.)
9780199739554 (electronic bk.)
0195391799 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
9780195391794 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
9780195391794 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612328992
OCLC # 501273649
Additional Format Print version: Arjomand, Said Amir. After Khomeini. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 9780195391794 (DLC) 2009012266

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