Theoretical Perspective, Causes and Consequences
Historical analysis of the social and political conditions of Iran before the revolution shows that Iran had all the preconditions for revolution. To the dissatisfied Iranians who have now experienced more than 16 years of political repression and theocratic absolutism, it may be convenient to regard the revolution as an external conspiracy. But such notions do not change the fact that it was within the society that cries for freedom and progress paved the way for revolution in the face of the Pahlavi despotism.
KeywordsPolitical Participation Causal Model Relative Deprivation Political Violence Political Freedom
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