Iran Revolution Essays
Official sources state that 12 million live below the absolute poverty line and 25 to 30 million below the poverty line.
The extent to which social forces influenced the overhaul of Iranian society presents an advantageous case study to be explained by social constructivism in the context of International Relations theory and attests to social constructivism as a powerful explanatory tool in the study of revolutions.
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To understand this radical shift and the frustration behind it, we must revisit the promises that the revolution made four decades ago.
The 1979 Iranian revolution promised three goals: social justice, freedom and democracy, and independence from great power tutelage.