Book Reviews


  • 2011. Review of Said Amir Arjomand, After Khomeini: Iran Under His Successors; Mehran Kamrava, Iran’s Intellectual Revolution; and Ali Mirsepassi, Democracy in Modern Iran: Islam, Culture, and Political Change. In Perspectives on Politics 9: 3 (Sepember): 729-731. Abbreviated Persian version appeared in Anisheh Pouya, no. 3 (2012).
  • 2002.  Review of Daniel Brumberg, Reinventing Khomeini: The Struggle for Reform in Iran. In American Political Science Review 96: 4 (December): 843-844.
  • 2002.  Review of Fariba Adelkhah, Being Modern in Iran. In Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis 18: 1 (April): 90-95.
  • 2001.  Review of Masoud Kamali, Revolutionary Iran: Civil Society and State in the Modernization Process. In Middle East Studies Association Bulletin 35: 1 (Summer): 117-118.
  • 2001.  Review of Abdolkarim Soroush, Reason, Freedom, and Democracy in Islam. In Middle East Journal 55: 3 (Summer): 519-520.
  • 2000.  Review of Ali Gheissari, Iranian Intellectuals in the 20th Century. In Journal of Iranian Research and Analysis 16: 1 (April): 135-136.
  • 2000.  Review of Azadeh Kian-Thiebaut, Secularization of Iran A Doomed Failure? The New Middle Class and the Making of Modern Iran. In Middle East Journal 54: 1 (Winter): 126-127.
  • 1998.  Review of Asghar Schirazi, The Constitution of Iran: Politics and the State in the Islamic Republic. In Middle East Studies Association Bulletin 32 (Winter): 260-261.
  • 1996.  Review of Nikki R. Keddie, Iran and the Muslim World: Resistance and Revolution. InContemporary Sociology 25 (September): 628-629.
  • 1996.  Review of Simon Bromley, Rethinking Middle East Politics. In International Journal of Middle East Studies 28 (May): 259-261.
  • 1996.  Review of K. L. Afrasiabi, After Khomeini: New Directions in Iran’s Foreign Policy. In Middle East Journal 50 (Spring): 274-275.
  • 1994.  Review of Mehran Kamrava, The Political History of Modern Iran: From Tribalism to Theocracy. In International Journal of Middle East Studies 26 (May): 315-316.
  • 1992.  Review of Mark J. Gasiorowski, U.S. Foreign Policy and the Shah; and George Lenczowski, American Presidents and the Middle East. In American Political Science Review 86 (December): 1102-1103.
  • 1992.  Review of Ian Brown, Khomeini’s Forgotten Son’s: The Story of Iran’s Boy Soldiers; and Dilip Hiro, The Longest War: The Iran-Iraq Military Conflict. In Middle East Studies Association Bulletin 26 (July): 87-89.
  • 1992.  Review of Anoushiravan Ehteshami and Manshour Varasteh, Iran and the International Community. In Middle East Journal 46 (Spring): 322-323.
  • 1992.  Review of Barry Rubin, Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics. In Millennium: Journal of International Studies 21 (Spring): 130-131.
  • 1990.  Review of Misagh Parsa, Social Origins of the Iranian Revolution. In Journal of Iranian Studies 23: 112-114.