Book — 1 online resource (xxi, 129 pages) : illustrations, map. Digital: text file; PDF.
The IRGC in context: Iran's security and political landscape
The IRGC's diverse domestic roles: origins and evolution
Militarizing civil society: the IRGC's indoctrination, training, and media activities
Economic expansion: the IRGC's business conglomerate and public works
The IRGC in politics
Conclusion: toward a more strategic understanding of the IRGC
Appendix A: Business organizations affiliated with the IRGC or Influenced by IRGC personnel
Appendix B: Current and former IRGC personnel
Appendix C: Evolution of the Islamic Republic and the IRGC
Appendix D: Provincial map of Iran
Appendix E: Glossary of Persian terms.
Examines the broad-ranging domestic roles of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, assessing its influence over Iran's political culture, economy, and society and its ability to shape the political future of the Islamic Republic of Iran.--Publisher description.