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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

Book details:

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

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  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 attention 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 $ ISBN: 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.

Iran, Islam and Democracy: The Politics of Managing Change by Ali M. Ansari. 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. In this book, Ali Gheissari and Vali Nasr look at the political history of Iran in the modern era, and offer an in-depth analysis of the prospects for democracy to flourish there. 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. 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 usually referred to as democratic norms in Islamic tradition. It also provides, for the first time, an exposition of the emergence of religious intellectualism in post-revolutionary Iran, focusing on the ideas of its leading figure Cited by:

In this book, Ali Gheissari and Vali Nasr look at the political history of Iran in the modern era, and offer an in-depth analysis of the prospects for democracy to flourish there. 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, Democracy and Religious Modernism in Iran, From Bāzargān to Soroush. This volume focuses primarily on the question of the compatibility of Islam and democracy. It highlights the. Purchase Book. Current developments in Iran are forcing a fundamental reassessment of the relationship between Islam and democracy and the processes of democratization in Author: Ali M. Ansari.   20 years after its first publication by Chatham House, Ali Ansari returns to his book, Iran, Islam and Democracy, in its third updated edition which now includes new contributions on the Ahmadinejad presidency and the political crisis of , along with a detailed assessment of the election of President Rouhani in This new edition also includes two hitherto .