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An Islamic Developmental State? 1989–1997

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/10.1093/0195189671.003.0005
 							An Islamic Developmental State? 1989–1997

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This chapter examines the shift from revolution to state-building and details how socioeconomic challenges, on the one hand, and memories of state and intellectual capital produced by the Pahlavi period, on the other, coalesced to shape the postrevolutionary state. Topics covered include successors to Khomeini, consolidation of new order, contending with socioeconomic challenges, social consequences of economic changes, and privatization and private sector growth.

Keywords: state-building; socioeconomic change; postrevolutionary state; revolution; Pahlavi period; Khomeini

Chapter.  9488 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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