Kazem Alamdari

Kazem Alamdari received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois,Champaign-Urbana. He is the author of four books and numerous articles in Persian and English. His first book, Why Iran Lagged Behind and the West Moved Forward (2001) has been published 15 times. Currently, he is teaching at the Department of Sociology, California State University, Northridge.

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