Chapter 31. Culture of Mistrust: A Sociological Analysis of Iranian Political Culture

  1. Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi'
  1. Mehrdad Mashayekhi

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996188.ch32

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

How to Cite

Mashayekhi, M. (2006) Culture of Mistrust: A Sociological Analysis of Iranian Political Culture, in The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought (ed I. M. Abu-Rabi'), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996188.ch32

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121743

Online ISBN: 9780470996188

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Keywords:

  • sociological analysis;
  • conspiracy;
  • oriental despotism;
  • potential sources;
  • zionists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Background: Reproduction of “Certainty of Uncertainty”

  • Oriental Despotism in Iran

  • The Role of Foreign Invasions

  • Foreign Domination in the Modern Era

  • Political Culture of Mistrust: Major Orientations

  • The Islamic Revolution and the Culture of Mistrust

  • Politics of Trust, Civil Society, and the Future