Virtue and vice: morality police and social control in Islamic regimes

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Detrick, Amanda F.;
  • Publisher: Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School
  • Subject: morality police | religious police | social control | Islamic regime | Saudi Arabia | Iran | Taliban | Afghanistan

Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited Certain states with religious systems of governance maintain and deploy morality police forces as a mechanism of social control. What role do morality police play in the social control programs of Islamic states?... View more
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