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Cultural Politics in the Third World
(University College of London Press, 1999)
This book examines the subtle and multi-faceted relationships between culture and politics in developing countries. With its contextualisation of culture, this book will be of interest to students and academics concerned ...
Democracy in the Balance: Culture & Society in the Middle East
(Chatham House, 1998)
Examining the social and cultural forces that have hindered the emergence and widespread development of democratic polities in the Middle East, Mehran Kamrava analyzes the effect politics, in particular, and society-based ...
The Political History of Modern Iran: From Tribalism to Theocracy
This book offers a concise and comprehensive examination of Iran's political history from the establishment of the Qajar dynasty in 1785 until the present. It focuses on both the historical evolution of Iranian political ...
Politics and Society in the Developing World, 2nd ed.
This book is a welcome new edition, which completely updates and revises the very popular first edition, Politics and Society in the Third World. Mehran Kamrava has brought the book in line with the major changes in global ...
This book offers a thematic analysis of the phenomenon of revolution. The twentieth century has been witness to a number of historic revolutions, beginning with the Mexican and the Russian revolutions at the turn of the ...
Revolution in Iran: the Roots of Turmoil
Focuses on the political and social factors contributing to the structural breakdown of the Pahlavi dynasty. Features include research compiled from personal interviews with former revolutionary leaders, cabinet ministers ...