عنوان مقاله [English]
This paper is an attempt to identify the literature of Islamic Revolution of Iran. To this end, the most outstanding research works on Islamic Revolution of Iran have been identified and reviewed and their peculiarities analyzed in a theoretical and methodological framework. An analysis of the contents of these research works suggested that six almost interval patterns are identifiable for clarification of the Islamic Revolution of Iran. Functionalistic clarification was the first clarifying pattern for understanding the Islamic Revolution, although a dim trace of Marxist clarification was formed at the same time. The psychological-sociological clarification came next with emphasis on such concepts as "relative deprivation" and "anomie" or lack of the usual social or ethical standards in the society. The fourth pattern was organizational clarification focusing on suppression and mobilization of forces. The fifth pattern can be termed as cultural-discourse clarification that argues how Shia discourse became dominant in the discussions. A type of rational clarification can be also identified in the literature of Islamic Revolution that is not that much useful in research on revolution. Of course, there are many works on the literature of Islamic Revolution at hand. Some efforts have been made to re-identify and classify this rich literature, but this research work, reviews, classifies and analyzes the literature of Islamic Revolution from a different perspective that gives a relatively innovative aspect to the findings of the paper.