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Lagging behind

November 17, 2001
The Iranian

Kazem Alamdari's Cheraa Iran aqab maand va gharb peesh raft? (Why Iran Lagged Behind and the West Moved Forward) is now in its sixth edition, less than a year since it hit the book stores in Iran. The English edition is near completion. Excerpts:

* Pages 19-20
* Pages 500-504


Kazem Alamdari is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at California State University in Los Angeles.Dr Alamdari received his PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has taught at several institutions, including University of Tehran, and University of California, Los Angeles. More information here.

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