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Title: Political strategy and leadership in the work of Ali Shari'ati : a theoretical interpretation of the writings of an Islamic-Iranian revolutionary sociologist
Author: Baghidoost, Behzad
ISNI:       0000 0004 5357 2029
Awarding Body: University of Essex
Current Institution: University of Essex
Date of Award: 2014
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This thesis examines the writings and ideas of Iranian revolutionary sociologist Ali Shari'ati (1933- 1977). He was the central figure in Iranian religious/Islamic intellectual circles before the revolution of 1979 and is acknowledged as the founder of the ideology of Iranian revolution in 1979. His political discourse and his narration of Islam as a revolutionary and political ideology have been received widely throughout the Islamic world, especially amongst religious and non-religious intellectuals and young educated people alike. He is well-known and highly regarded as a religious thinker who developed Islam as a modern and advanced political ideology. In Iranian religious intellectual society he is known as a teacher and a martyr; his name invested with highly positive historical, religious, and cultural significance.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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