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This glossary section of the book Power, Islam, and Political Elite in Iran: A Study on the Iranian Political Elite from Khomeini to Ahmadinejad presents a list of terms, words and concepts that occur in the book. This book analyzes the rivalries between the different political factions of the Iranian political elite through state institutions, and the impact of these rivalries on economic, socio-cultural, and foreign policy formulation. The time frame of analysis runs from 1979 until 2008.

Keywords: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini; Iranian political elite; Islamic revolution; Mahmoud Ahmadinejad; power structure



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