Globalization of Liberalism and Paradox of Islamic Republic

Document Type : Research Article (International Relation)


 Associate Professor, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Political Science , ISU


The present article demonstrates the interaction between republicanism and Islamism as the major political doctrine in the Islamic Revolution towards its confrontation with the globalization of liberalism. It centers on detecting the true nature of the political thought of liberalism and analyzing the instruments adopted by the Islamic Republic in its attempt to achieve both goals simultaneously. Thus it seeks to indicate why and how the Islamic Republic of Iran has taken steps towards a new civilization maintaining its independent identity.


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Volume 1, Issue 2
October 2014
Pages 101-121
  • Receive Date: 21 January 2014
  • Revise Date: 13 March 2014
  • Accept Date: 23 May 2014