Student Movement in Contemporary Iran; Independent or Affiliated Movement


1 Department of Political Sciences, Azadshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Azadshahr, Golestan, Iran

2 Department of Sociology, Azadshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Azadshahr, Golestan, Iran


The student movement is considered as one of the important issues of Iranian political sociology, but its role and its nature and its relationship with other movements and movements in Iran have been discussed. The present article is trying to answer the role and function of the student movement in Iran. Using a descriptive-analytic approach, political currents have become instrumental in most of the contemporary social-political changes of the student movement and have functioned and functioned in terms of activity, as in the era of this movement, it was subjected to three streams Left (Marxism), nationalistic and religious, and in the era of the Islamic Republic in some time Fold influenced by Marxism and liberalism and then under the influence of Islamist currents, both reformists and conservatives, respectively. In other words, the student movement in the political-social developments of Iran as the easiest financer of deceit accounts has always been in the flow of political currents and more than an independent stream, a movement that has been affiliated with political factions and political movements.