The Islamic Republic and the Iranian Left

Mather, Y., and Mather, D. (2000) The Islamic Republic and the Iranian Left. Critique: Journal of Socialist Theory, 32-33, pp. 179-191.

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This article discusses the possible future of the relation between the reformist faction of the Islamic regime and the growing secular protest movement in Iran. Will the liberal Present will able to satisfy and contain the increasingly vocal protests and demands of workers, students, women and others against the Islamic system? Or will, for the first time in the recent history of the Middle East, an independent movement from below emerge, challenging the very existence of Islamism in Iran.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Iran, Islamic, Fundamentalism, secular, workers, students, women
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mather, Mrs Yassamine
Authors: Mather, Y., and Mather, D.
Subjects:J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Journal Name:Critique: Journal of Socialist Theory

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