Is Iran Democratizing? The Role of the Intellectuals

Issue Date October 2000
Volume 11
Issue 4
Page Numbers 135-138
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The “Fourth Generation” of Iranian intellectuals has a vital role to play in strengthening civil society and fostering democratization.

About the Author

Ramin Jahanbegloo is head of the Department of Research on Contemporary Thought at the Cultural Research Bureau in Tehran. His books include Conversations with Isaiah Berlin (1991), Gandhi: Aux sources de la nonviolence (1998), and Iran and Modernity (2000). During 2001–2002 he was a Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in Washington, D.C.

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