Democracy in Iran why it failed and how it might succeed

Democracy in Iran why it failed and how it might succeed

Part I. Introduction and theocracy: Iran’s dilemma — Alternative routes to democracy: synthesizing structures and processes — Part II. Revolution and the political economy of theocracy: Ideologies, revolution, and the formation of theocracy — Politicizing the economy and declining performance — Failure to reform and return to repression — Part III. Challenges against the Islamic regime: Students: the vanguard of struggles for democracy — The rise and demise of the Green movement — Part IV. Irreconcilable conflicts — Why the movement failed — Irreconcilable …

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