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Saïd Amir Arjomand

Saïd Amir Arjomand

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Saïd Amir Arjomand, the founder of the Association for the Study of Persianate Societies, is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Stony Brook Institute for Global Studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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  1. The End of Iran’s Islamic Revolution
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    The End of Iran’s Islamic Revolution

    Aug 20, 2015 Saïd Amir Arjomand says that traditional questions of national interest and realpolitik have come to the fore.

  2. Remaking Iran
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    Remaking Iran

    Jul 16, 2014 Saïd Amir Arjomand reflects on President Hassan Rouhani's first year in office.

  3. Can Rouhani Deliver?
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    Can Rouhani Deliver?

    Oct 15, 2013 Saïd Amir Arjomand assesses Hassan Rouhani's mandate for diplomacy.

  4. Iran’s Revolutionary Echoes
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    Iran’s Revolutionary Echoes

    Feb 2, 2010 Saïd Amir Arjomand

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    From Welfare State to Safe State in Latin America

    Jorge G. Castañeda & Carlos Ominami urge the region’s progressives to start treating security as an essential component of social protection.
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    The Urgency of Sovereign-Debt Restructuring

    José Antonio Ocampo highlights the need for a comprehensive mechanism to deliver relief to low- and middle-income countries.
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    The Gaza War Goes Global

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    The escalating war in the Middle East must be understood in a broader context. The fact that the Iranian regime felt emboldened to risk a direct strike on Israel attests to a changing world order in which Western power is increasingly open to challenge.

    considers the implications of Iran’s unprecedented decision to launch a direct strike on Israeli territory.
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    Gender-Neutral Fintech Isn’t Working for Women

    Emmanuel Nyirinkindi & Jessica Schnabel show that the industry is not fully delivering on its promise to accelerate financial inclusion.
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    The Urgency of Palestinian Statehood

    Gareth Evans explains why formal international recognition is crucial to ending the intolerable status quo.
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    Quality Journalism Is More Important than Ever

    Anya Schiffrin, et al. explain how policymakers can support rigorous, objective reporting, just as they provide other public goods.
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    Is India’s Economy Overhyped?

    Shang-Jin Wei argues that the country’s rapid development, while undeniable, conceals deeper structural problems.
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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.

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