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The 2009 Presidential Elections and Iran’s Changing Political Landscape
Iran's June 2009 elections set into motion four processes that are central to the operations of the Islamic Republic regime. They include: the growing gap between large sections of Iranian society from the Islamic Republican ...
Preserving Non-Democracies: Leaders and Institutions in the Middle East
(Taylor & Francis, 2010)
Authoritarian elites often prolong their tenure in office by engaging in wholesale institutional change. Whether inherited or created from scratch, state institutions in non-democracies are meant to solidify elite cohesion ...