EXPERIENCE OF PRIVATIZATION IN HASHEMI RAFSANJANI'S GOVERNMENT IN IRAN
The present study is a sociological investigation of the privatization experience in the frame of structural adjustment programs (SAPs) in Hashemi Rafsanjani's government (1989-1997) in Iran. The main purpose of this study was to analyze the reason for implementing adjustment programs first of all. After that, the study has analyzed the success or failure of privatization experience in fifth and sixth governments. The study applied the descriptive-analytical method. To this end, the library method was firstly used for data collection. Then, the study explained the privatization experience in the Construction Government using the documentary method to use the reports and statistics of those years. The results obtained from this study showed that implementation of privatization programs in Hashemi Rafsanjani's Government not only did not significantly improve the economic situation but also posed new challenges to Iran. Privatization in the construction government followed way toward failure and distrust of people.