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Revolution and War Fundamentalism, 1979–1989

Ali Gheissari and Vali Nasr

in Democracy in Iran

Published in print July 2006 | ISBN: 9780195189674
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199784134 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195189671.003.0004
 							Revolution and War Fundamentalism, 1979–1989

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This chapter examines the unfolding of the 1979 revolution and its effects on the Iranian state, society, economy, and the context for state-building and democracy promotion. It focuses on the transformative effects of the revolution on conceptions of the state and also the nature of demands before it.

Keywords: revolution; Iranian state; state-building; democracy

Chapter.  12343 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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