Political Islam in Post-revolutionary Iran : Shi'i Ideologies in Islamist Discourse, Hardback Book

Political Islam in Post-revolutionary Iran : Shi'i Ideologies in Islamist Discourse Hardback

Part of the International Library of Iranian Studies series

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The relationship between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Western World is fraught with challenges and tensions.

In order to generate the capacity for greater engagement and dialogue, there is a need for the West to better understand the complex ideological developments that are central to Iran.

Majid Mohammadi charts the central concepts and nuances of the ideological map of post-revolutionary Iran, and examines the rise and development of Shi'i Islamism.

He recognizes that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iranian political discourse are the outcome of contesting perspectives and ideologies: identity-oriented, socialist, nationalist, authoritarian, Shari'a, scripturalist, mystical, militarist and fascist.

This is a comprehensive, comparative contribution to one of today's most important topics: that of the relationship between Political Islam and the West.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
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  • Category: Islamic studies
  • ISBN: 9781848852761

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