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Iran Politics
head of state
supreme leader
term length of supreme leader
head of government
supreme leader... ayatollah... khameini
issues religious decrees... commander in chief... can override and…
none
president of iran... rouhani
head of state
supreme leader... ayatollah... khameini
supreme leader
issues religious decrees... commander in chief... can override and…
24 terms
Iran Politics
What is the Iran regime?
What is the ruling party?
What is the basis of the ideology and…
What constrains the regime?
Closed Autocracy
the Islamic Republic Party
Shi'a Muslims
Private media and economy
What is the Iran regime?
Closed Autocracy
What is the ruling party?
the Islamic Republic Party
40 terms
Politics, Iran
What is the difference between Islamis…
Who is Ruhollah Khomeini?
What is a theocracy?
What is the Koran?
-A belief that a literal interpretation of the faith should b…
First supreme leader of Iran, from 1980 to his death in 1989
Rule by religion or Religious leaders
Central holy book of Islam
What is the difference between Islamis…
-A belief that a literal interpretation of the faith should b…
Who is Ruhollah Khomeini?
First supreme leader of Iran, from 1980 to his death in 1989
36 terms
Politics in Iran
theocracy
ulema
Mohammad-Reza Shah Pahlavi
Ruhollah Khomeini
form of government in which ideally all laws are grounded in…
religious scholars are called in the Muslim world
the last ruler of the country's ancient monarchy
charismatic clerical leader who had authored a blue print for…
theocracy
form of government in which ideally all laws are grounded in…
ulema
religious scholars are called in the Muslim world
31 terms
Cases in Comparative Politics - Iran
Assembly of Experts
Chief Justice
Expediency Council
Farsi
Elected body that chooses supreme leader.
Head of the judiciary.
Appointed body that mediates between the Majlis and the Guard…
Language of Iran
Assembly of Experts
Elected body that chooses supreme leader.
Chief Justice
Head of the judiciary.
COMPARATIVE POLITICS- Iran
Assembly of Experts
ayatollah
Basij
bonyads
elected body that chooses the supreme leader
In shiite Islam, a title in the religious hierarchy achieved…
people's militia which serves as a public morals police
parastatal foundations made in part from assets nationalized…
Assembly of Experts
elected body that chooses the supreme leader
ayatollah
In shiite Islam, a title in the religious hierarchy achieved…
42 terms
AP Comparative Politics Iran
Chador
Charisma
Fundamentalism
Guardianship of the Jurist
Full-body-covering garment that most Iranian women have to wear
A style of leadership that emphasizes the personal magnetism…
Religious beliefs of a literal nature that often lead to righ…
Developed by Ayatollah Khomeini, supports the notion that sen…
Chador
Full-body-covering garment that most Iranian women have to wear
Charisma
A style of leadership that emphasizes the personal magnetism…
28 terms
Iran (AP Comparative Politics)
History: Importance of Islam
Conquests of Persia
The Qajars
The Pahlavi Dynasty
Sunni vs. Shia/Shi'ite ... -Sunni: next leader should be chosen…
-nation-state in 6th century... -Arab Conquest in 637 A.D. bring…
-1779 Qajars (Turkic) take over... -absentee landowners (rule fr…
-1921, Colonel Reza Khan overthrew Qajar Dynasty... -1935, renam…
History: Importance of Islam
Sunni vs. Shia/Shi'ite ... -Sunni: next leader should be chosen…
Conquests of Persia
-nation-state in 6th century... -Arab Conquest in 637 A.D. bring…
Politics and Government: Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Ashura
Assembly of Experts
ayatollah
Current president of Iran, as of 2005
The most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the…
Elected body that chooses the supreme leader
In Shiite Islam, a title in the religious hierarchy achieved…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Current president of Iran, as of 2005
Ashura
The most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the…
84 terms
Comparative Politics - India & Iran
The British government granted India i…
The Indians had a smaller role in staf…
The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb removed t…
The British Empire in India began as o…
True
False
False
False
The British government granted India i…
True
The Indians had a smaller role in staf…
False
9 terms
Comparative Politics Iran
General Nasser
Persia is their roots
Maintains legitimacy through Islam
The Iranian Diaspora
...
...
...
4.5 million Iranian hwo have left in the Diaspora... Worth 1.3 t…
General Nasser
...
Persia is their roots
...
51 terms
Unit Seven: Government and Politics in Iran
"axis of evil"
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Assembly of Religious Experts
Basij
President Bush statement - controversy regarding Iran's inter…
former president of Iran, conservative, not a cleric
this organization is a menifestation of the hold that Islam h…
a loosely organized military that is formally part of the Rev…
"axis of evil"
President Bush statement - controversy regarding Iran's inter…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
former president of Iran, conservative, not a cleric
Revolutionary Politics Iran
Ruhollah Khomeini
Mohammad Khatami
Ali Khamenei
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
First supreme leader of Iran, from 1980 to his death in 1989
President of Iran from 1997 to 2005
Current supreme leader of Iran, as of 1989
1941-1979
Ruhollah Khomeini
First supreme leader of Iran, from 1980 to his death in 1989
Mohammad Khatami
President of Iran from 1997 to 2005
42 terms
AP Comparative Politics Iran
Chador
Charisma
Fundamentalism
Guardianship of the Jurist
Full-body-covering garment that most Iranian women have to wear
A style of leadership that emphasizes the personal magnetism…
Religious beliefs of a literal nature that often lead to righ…
Developed by Ayatollah Khomeini, supports the notion that sen…
Chador
Full-body-covering garment that most Iranian women have to wear
Charisma
A style of leadership that emphasizes the personal magnetism…
Comparative politics Iran
White Revolution
Theocracy
Supreme Leader
Shiism
Policy of reforms enacted by Reza Shah, beginning in 1963, to…
Rule by religion or religious leaders
Chief spiritual and political leader of Iran
Minority sect of Islam that differs with Sunnism over the pro…
White Revolution
Policy of reforms enacted by Reza Shah, beginning in 1963, to…
Theocracy
Rule by religion or religious leaders
12 terms
Global Politics- Iran
Country Profile
History
History: Early to Mid 20th Century
Institutions: Republican Institutions
Official name: Islamic Republic of Iran... Language: Persian ... Po…
Important historical notes: Achaemenid Empire 550-330 BCE ... Sa…
Three developments shaped the Iranian political landscape at…
President heads up executive branch and implements constituti…
Country Profile
Official name: Islamic Republic of Iran... Language: Persian ... Po…
History
Important historical notes: Achaemenid Empire 550-330 BCE ... Sa…
Politics in Iran (Chapter 12)
Assembly of Experts
Basij
Council of Guardians
(Shirin) Ebadi
a popularly elected body of 86 clerical members that elects t…
pro-regime volunteer militia that monitor political activitie…
a body consisting of six ulema as chosen by the leader and si…
the first woman to become a judge under the Shah, who receive…
Assembly of Experts
a popularly elected body of 86 clerical members that elects t…
Basij
pro-regime volunteer militia that monitor political activitie…
42 terms
AP Comparative Politics Iran
Chador
Charisma
Fundamentalism
Guardianship of the Jurist
Full-body-covering garment that most Iranian women have to wear
A style of leadership that emphasizes the personal magnetism…
Religious beliefs of a literal nature that often lead to righ…
Developed by Ayatollah Khomeini, supports the notion that sen…
Chador
Full-body-covering garment that most Iranian women have to wear
Charisma
A style of leadership that emphasizes the personal magnetism…
22 terms
Politics in Iran Vocab
Assembly of Experts
Basij
Council of Guardians
Expediency Council
An informal body in Iran that has de facto veto power over al…
A loosely-organized military that is formally part of the Rev…
The upper chamber within the constitution of the Islamic Repu…
A committee set up in Iran to resolve differences between the…
Assembly of Experts
An informal body in Iran that has de facto veto power over al…
Basij
A loosely-organized military that is formally part of the Rev…
24 terms
Intro to World Politics- Iran
Ayatollah
Muhammad Khatami
Civil Society
Theocracy
Literally "sign of God" high ranked cleric in Iran
President of the Islamic Republic ... Promised to open a more ci…
Refers to the space occupied by the voluntary associations ou…
A state dominated by the clergy, who rule on the grounds that…
Ayatollah
Literally "sign of God" high ranked cleric in Iran
Muhammad Khatami
President of the Islamic Republic ... Promised to open a more ci…
Politics in Iran (Chapter 12)
Assembly of Experts
Basij
Council of Guardians
Expediency Council
a popularly elected body of 86 clerical members that elects t…
pro-regime volunteer militia that monitor political activitie…
a body consisting of six ulema as chosen by the leader and si…
a council of Leader-elected members who arbitrate conflicts b…
Assembly of Experts
a popularly elected body of 86 clerical members that elects t…
Basij
pro-regime volunteer militia that monitor political activitie…
34 terms
Islam and Politics (Iran)
Ali
Hassan
Hussein
Mu'awiya
Cousin and adopted son of Muhammad
Grandson of Muhammad and son of Ali
The second grandson of Muhammad and son of Ali
Established the Umayyad Dynasty of the caliphate
Ali
Cousin and adopted son of Muhammad
Hassan
Grandson of Muhammad and son of Ali
Comparative Politics: Iran
Jurist's Guardianship
Cabinet
Assembly of Experts
Expediency Council
Grand Ayatollahs have all power
Appointed by President, confirmed by Majles
Appoints and monitors the Supreme Leader
Advisory board for the Supreme Leader, can initiate laws, as…
Jurist's Guardianship
Grand Ayatollahs have all power
Cabinet
Appointed by President, confirmed by Majles
Comparative Politics: Iran
theocracy
secularization
"hidden imam"
pahlavi
government ruled strictly by religion
belief that religion and government should be seperate
12th descendant of Ali who disappeared as a child
persia's leaders in the 20th century who modernized Iran
theocracy
government ruled strictly by religion
secularization
belief that religion and government should be seperate
AP Comparative Politics Iran
Chador
Charisma
Fundamentalism
Guardianship of the Jurist
Full-body-covering garment that most Iranian women have to wear
A style of leadership that emphasizes the personal magnetism…
Religious beliefs of a literal nature that often lead to righ…
Developed by Ayatollah Khomeini, supports the notion that sen…
Chador
Full-body-covering garment that most Iranian women have to wear
Charisma
A style of leadership that emphasizes the personal magnetism…
25 terms
Politics in Iran (Chapter 12)
Assembly of Experts
Basij
Council of Guardians
(Shirin) Ebadi
a popularly elected body of 86 clerical members that elects t…
pro-regime volunteer militia that monitor political activitie…
a body consisting of six ulema as chosen by the leader and si…
the first woman to become a judge under the Shah, who receive…
Assembly of Experts
a popularly elected body of 86 clerical members that elects t…
Basij
pro-regime volunteer militia that monitor political activitie…
66 terms
+Comp Politics: Iran
Sunni vs Shiite
Sunni
Shiite
The 12 Imams
After the prophet Muhammad dies, no successor
Community should elect next leader (90% world, 10% Iran)
Leaders should be related to the prophet Muhammad. The 12 Ima…
Hierarchy in the religion for leadership (12th imam will retu…
Sunni vs Shiite
After the prophet Muhammad dies, no successor
Sunni
Community should elect next leader (90% world, 10% Iran)
22 terms
Iran- AP Comparative Politics
Islam
Shia
Sunni
Majlis
Religion founded by Muhammad
Minority branch of Islam
Mainstream Islam
Arabic for assembly; Iran's parliament
Islam
Religion founded by Muhammad
Shia
Minority branch of Islam
Politics in Iran Vocab
Assembly of Experts
Basij
Council of Guardians
Expediency Council
Elected body that chooses the supreme leader... 86 man house dir…
Loosely organized military that is formally part of the revol…
Appointed body that lets candidates for office and can overtu…
Consists of 32 members... Appointed by the supreme leader... Resolv…
Assembly of Experts
Elected body that chooses the supreme leader... 86 man house dir…
Basij
Loosely organized military that is formally part of the revol…
+Comp Politics: Iran
Sunni vs Shiite
Sunni
Shiite
The 12 Imams
After the prophet Muhammad dies, no successor
Community should elect next leader (90% world, 10% Iran)
Leaders should be related to the prophet Muhammad. The 12 Ima…
Hierarchy in the religion for leadership (12th imam will retu…
Sunni vs Shiite
After the prophet Muhammad dies, no successor
Sunni
Community should elect next leader (90% world, 10% Iran)
AP Comparative Politics in Iran
Assembly of Experts
Basij
Guardian Council
Expediency Council
Group of clerics that act as the upper chamber of the Iranian…
A loosely organized militia of civilians that are a part of t…
12-man legislative chamber of Iranian government. Interprets…
Administrative assembly that resolves conflict between the Ma…
Assembly of Experts
Group of clerics that act as the upper chamber of the Iranian…
Basij
A loosely organized militia of civilians that are a part of t…
19 terms
Government and Politics in Iran
Zoroastrianism
Shiism
Sunni
Revolution of 1979
State-sponsored religion during king Darius, supported the ki…
The brand of Islam that distinguishes Iran from its neighbors…
Favored choosing the caliph (leader) from the accepted leader…
Ayatollah Khomeini led this revolution, an event that transfo…
Zoroastrianism
State-sponsored religion during king Darius, supported the ki…
Shiism
The brand of Islam that distinguishes Iran from its neighbors…
Cases in Comparative Politics Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Ashura
Assembly of Experts
ayatollah
Current president of Iran, as of 2005
The most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the…
Elected body that chooses the supreme leader
In Shiite Islam, a title in the religious hierarchy achieved…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Current president of Iran, as of 2005
Ashura
The most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the…
Comparative Politics - India & Iran
The British government granted India i…
The Indians had a smaller role in staf…
The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb removed t…
The British Empire in India began as o…
True
False
False
False
The British government granted India i…
True
The Indians had a smaller role in staf…
False
9 terms
Comparative Politics Final: Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Ayatollah Khomeini
Guardian Council
Mohammad Khatami
Shah. Overthrown in the Iranian Revolution after losing suppo…
Overthrew Shah. Tehran hostage crisis. First supreme leader o…
Jurists who say whether law is in law with Shirian law.... A gr…
Current religious leader (Pope/King). Former president of Ira…
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Shah. Overthrown in the Iranian Revolution after losing suppo…
Ayatollah Khomeini
Overthrew Shah. Tehran hostage crisis. First supreme leader o…
Iran: Political Turning Points
1905
1908
1925
1941
Constitutional Revolution
Oil discovered
Reza Khan overthrows Qajar Dynasty
Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi becomes shah
1905
Constitutional Revolution
1908
Oil discovered
32 terms
Political History of Iran
PG #1: Shia Clerics
PG #2: Bazaari Merchants
PG #3: Working Urban Middle Class
PG #4: Democracy Advocates
OFTEN GROUPED WITH MERCHANTS: these people hated secularizati…
OFTEN GROUPED WITH THE CLERICS: hate secularization, like nat…
Like secularization, globalization, and nationalization of oil
Like capitalism, secularization, globalization, and nationali…
PG #1: Shia Clerics
OFTEN GROUPED WITH MERCHANTS: these people hated secularizati…
PG #2: Bazaari Merchants
OFTEN GROUPED WITH THE CLERICS: hate secularization, like nat…
Political History of Iran
PG #1: Shia Clerics
PG #2: Bazaari Merchants
PG #3: Working Urban Middle Class
PG #4: Democracy Advocates
OFTEN GROUPED WITH MERCHANTS: these people hated secularizati…
OFTEN GROUPED WITH THE CLERICS: hate secularization, like nat…
Like secularization, globalization, and nationalization of oil
Like capitalism, secularization, globalization, and nationali…
PG #1: Shia Clerics
OFTEN GROUPED WITH MERCHANTS: these people hated secularizati…
PG #2: Bazaari Merchants
OFTEN GROUPED WITH THE CLERICS: hate secularization, like nat…
Iran : Elections and Political parties
Islamic Republic Party
Permission of political parties in Iran
Alliance of Builders of Islamic Iran
Iranian Reform Movement
created after Revolution ... conservatism... Shari'a law ... no rival…
- 1980 law permits political parties, but only effective in t…
promoting strict conservatism ... major gain in power 2004 Majle…
- Founded in 1997... - Reformation of gov't with freedom and dem…
Islamic Republic Party
created after Revolution ... conservatism... Shari'a law ... no rival…
Permission of political parties in Iran
- 1980 law permits political parties, but only effective in t…
29 terms
AP Comparative Politics: Iran
ayatollah
civil society
theocracy
Majles
literally, "sign of God." high ranking cleric in Iran
refers to space occupied by voluntary associations outside th…
state dominated by the clergy, who rule on the grounds that t…
Iranian parliament, from the Arabic term for "assembly"
ayatollah
literally, "sign of God." high ranking cleric in Iran
civil society
refers to space occupied by voluntary associations outside th…
11 terms
Comparative Politics: Iran
islamism
Iran as Islamic state
SETUP OF IRAN
Supreme Leader
political ideology: embraces the idea that laws of Islam shou…
governed by Muslim principe. interpreted by Islamic clerics…
president... supreme leader... assembly of experts... expediency co…
muslim cleric, has power for life (Ayatollah)... chosen by Asse…
islamism
political ideology: embraces the idea that laws of Islam shou…
Iran as Islamic state
governed by Muslim principe. interpreted by Islamic clerics…
AP comparative politics Iran
ayatollah
civil society
theocracy
majles
literally sign of God high-ranking Cleric and Iran
refers to the space occupied by voluntary associations outsid…
estate dominated by the clergy who rule on the grounds that t…
The Uranian Parliament from the Arabic term for assembly
ayatollah
literally sign of God high-ranking Cleric and Iran
civil society
refers to the space occupied by voluntary associations outsid…
38 terms
Iran Political Science Quiz
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Ashura
Assembly of Experts
ayatollah
president of Iran as of 2005
most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the deat…
elected body that chooses the supreme leader
scholars who have demonstrated highly advanced knowledge of I…
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
president of Iran as of 2005
Ashura
most important Shia religious holiday, commemorating the deat…
Politics in Iran (Chapter 12)
Assembly of Experts
Basij
Council of Guardians
(Shirin) Ebadi
a popularly elected body of 86 clerical members that elects t…
pro-regime volunteer militia that monitor political activitie…
a body consisting of six ulema as chosen by the leader and si…
the first woman to become a judge under the Shah, who receive…
Assembly of Experts
a popularly elected body of 86 clerical members that elects t…
Basij
pro-regime volunteer militia that monitor political activitie…
78 terms
Comparative Politics India and Iran
Caste
Green Revolution
Hindi and English
Outsourcing
India's social, economic, and cultural system of segregation
In the 1960s and 1970s a movement that improved technology, e…
The two national languages of India
Foreign firms moving business transactions into India
Caste
India's social, economic, and cultural system of segregation
Green Revolution
In the 1960s and 1970s a movement that improved technology, e…
Comparative Politics Chapter 10: Iran
Assembly of Experts
Ayatollah
Basij
Bonyads
Elected body that chooses the Supreme Leader
In Shiite Islam, a title in the religious hierarchy achieved…
"People's militia" which serves as a public morals police
Parastatal foundations made in part from assets nationalized…
Assembly of Experts
Elected body that chooses the Supreme Leader
Ayatollah
In Shiite Islam, a title in the religious hierarchy achieved…
12 terms
Comp. Politics Chap. 10 -- Iran
Ruhollah Khomeini
Sharia
Majlis
Shiism
First Supreme Leader of Iran, from 1980 to his death in 1989.
Religious law of Islam.
Legislature of Iran.
Minority sect of Islam that differs with Sunnism over the pro…
Ruhollah Khomeini
First Supreme Leader of Iran, from 1980 to his death in 1989.
Sharia
Religious law of Islam.
Iran Political Institutions
Supreme Leader
President
Guardian Council
Majlis
Powers: appoints the head of the judiciary, six of the member…
Powers: head of the executive branch of power, responsible fo…
12 member body: six are religious leaders appointed by the Su…
The Iranian Parliament. ... 290 Seats.... Powers: introduce and pas…
Supreme Leader
Powers: appoints the head of the judiciary, six of the member…
President
Powers: head of the executive branch of power, responsible fo…
Iran Political system
elected members
non elected
assembly of experts
president
assembly of experts, president, parliament
supreme leader
86 members elected for 8yr terms, and appoints supreme leader…
4 yr term; limit of two consecutive terms. Guides domestic po…
elected members
assembly of experts, president, parliament
non elected
supreme leader
Political Institutions of Iran
President
Majles
Assembly of religious experts
Supreme Leader
Head of government ... Elected ... Serve 4 year consecutive terms…
Elected... UNICAMERAL ... Kind of weak ... 290 seats through SMD (must…
86 clerics who basically meet twice a year and are responsibl…
Appointed for life ... Head of the state ... Can dismiss the pres.…
President
Head of government ... Elected ... Serve 4 year consecutive terms…
Majles
Elected... UNICAMERAL ... Kind of weak ... 290 seats through SMD (must…
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