A Century of Revolution: Social Movements in Iran by John Foran

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Adequate consideration should also be given to the ideology of the target of the protest movement because it provides a clue for predicting the probable form of the ideology of the protest movement. The degree of congruity between the ideology of the protest movement and its general cultural context is also consequential for the outcome. A strict organizational analysis 18 MANSOOR MOADDEL and evaluation of the kinds of resources available to a social movement may not be adequate to allow us to understand why some movements fail and others succeed.

64-66. 76. Karbala'i, Qarardad, 67-68. 77. , 68-69. 78. Adamiyyat, Shurish, 75. 79. Keddie, Religion and Rebellion, 65. 80. Adamiyyat, Shurish, 65. 81. For a more extended discussion of these propositions, see Mansoor Moaddel, "Ideology as Episodic Discourse: The Case of the Iranian Revolution," American Sociological Review 57 (June 1992): 353-79. See also my recent book Class, Politics, and Ideology in the Iranian Revolution (New York: Columbia University Press, 1993). Chapter 2 Social Democracy and the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1906-11 Janet Afary The Russian revolution of 1905 was followed by a series of revolutions in Iran (1906), Turkey (1908), Mexico (1910), and China (1911) that marked a new stage in the history of the developing world and brought several competing ideologies— nationalism, democracy, religion, and socialism—into open confrontation.

44. Cited in Abrahamian, Iran between Two Revolutions, 59. 45. Nikki R. : Yale University Press, 1981), 28. 46. Abrahamian, Iran between Two Revolutions, 60. 47. Floor, "The Merchants," 133. 48. AdamiyyatandNatiq,4/fctfr-;'##/fltf'£ 299-371. 49. , 304-5. 50. , 302, 370. 51. "Sir F. Lascelles to the Marquis of Salisbury," in "Correspondence respecting the 20 MANSOOR MOADDEL Persian Tobacco Concession," Great Britain, Sessional Papers 79 (1892): 210-11. Hereafter cited as Sessional Papers. 52. Adamiyyat, Shurish, 13.

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