Political Field in Islamic Republic of Iran:Application of Bourdieu’s Field Theory میدان سیاسی در جمهوری اسلامی:کاربست نظریه میدانی بوردیو

نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی


استادیار پژوهشکده امام خمینی و انقلاب اسلامی

عنوان مقاله [English]

Political Field in Islamic Republic of Iran:Application of Bourdieu’s Field Theory

نویسنده [English]

  • Dr.Mansour Ansari
Assistant Professor,Research Institute of Imam Khomeini and Islamic Revolution
چکیده [English]

The present paper is an attempt to apply Bourdieu’s field theory to the political field of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The concept of field, as explained by Bourdieu, provides a suitable theoretical framework to identify and explain the complexities and intricacies of different behaviors of this system and analyze its absolutely different practices in domestic and international arenas.  The main question of this paper is: What is the relationship between political field and other fields in Iranian political landscape? The hypothesis formulate to answer this question is: the political field in the Islamic Republic of Iran has turned into the most preponderant field and this very field in order to survive has dominated other fields, taking away the possibility of their independence. The findings of this paper shows that the growth of political field not only has created limitations for other fields, but also has politicized other fields including the field of religion.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Iran
  • political field
  • Bourdieu
  • cultural field
  • field theory
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