Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Sign of the power?

Political power is displayed in many ways in the Iranian regime. This is one.

Powerful Iranian Council Selects Hard-Liner as Chairman
An Iranian council that would have the authority to select a new supreme leader elected an 89-year-old hard-liner as its chairman…

The council, the Assembly of Experts, holds an increasingly important role in light of concerns about the health of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei…

Ayatollah Jannati
The selection of Ayatollah Jannati, who won a majority of the 86 votes, suggested that seniority was a higher priority than the preference of voters. During parliamentary elections in February, Ayatollah Jannati managed to secure the last of 16 seats in the Tehran constituency, barely making the threshold.

It also signals new obstacles for a coalition of reformists and moderates who are seeking very modest changes in the Islamic republic, analysts say.

In addition to his new post, Ayatollah Jannati heads the influential Guardian Council, a vetting body that disqualified over 3,000 reformist candidates for the parliamentary elections…

Teaching Comparative blog entries are indexed. Use the search box to look for country names or concept labels attached to each entry.

What You Need to Know 7th edition is ready to help.

Order the book HERE
Amazon's customers gave this book a 4-star rating.

Just The Facts! 2nd edition is a concise guide to concepts, terminology, and examples that will appear on May's exam.

Just The Facts! is available. Order HERE.

Amazon's customers gave this book a 5-star rating.

The Comparative Government and Politics Review Checklist.

Two pages summarizing the course requirements to help you review and study for the final and for the big exam in May. . It contains a description of comparative methods, a list of commonly used theories, a list of vital concepts, thumbnail descriptions of the AP6, and a description of the AP exam format. $2.00. Order HERE.

What You Need to Know: Teaching Tools, the original version and v2.0 are available to help curriculum planning and teaching.

Labels: , , ,


Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home