The quarterly journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities is an open access double blind peer reviewed journal established and published by the Institute for Social & Cultural Studies affiliated to the Ministry of Science, Research & Technology. It aims to create a space of dialogue from the interdisciplinary perspective of different practical, empirical and theoretical research involved in the fields of the humanities, specially social science, and higher education. In this way, it becomes possible to confront and interpret the complex systems that underpin contemporary society. The journal is available both in print and online.  


Open access: ISIH is an open access journal and all articles published are freely available to scientific researchers, research scholars and the general public.

Full peer review: Manuscripts that pass the initial screening undergo peer review with at least two independent referees.

Open Acess
Population, Development and Social Changes

R. Sadeghi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 5-6

   considered as an axis and center of development and social changes. Almost all aspects of our lives and the world around us have been influenced by demographic changes, which apart from having an effect on social, economic, and environmental sub-systems; have also been a source of significant changes ...  Read More

The impact of beliefs of developmental idealism on youths’ spouse selection styles: case study of youths aged 18-35 years in Yasuj

Ramin Taghavi; A. Ahmadi; A. Mirfardi; M. Rajabi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 7-34

  In recent decades, many values and social norms in Iran have undergone changes and transformations in parallel with widespread changes around the world. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of developmental idealism beliefs on styles the spouse selection among youths. The research method ...  Read More

Determinants of generational and periodic changes of marriage in Iran

M. Bagi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 35-62

  Considering changes to the age structure of the population and macro-level socioeconomic transformations that Iran has experienced, marriage trends between different periods and generations are expected to go along with a change. This paper aims to examine periodic and generational changes in marriage ...  Read More

A meta-analysis of factors related to fertility attitudes, desires, and childbearing intentions in Iranian studies

A. Abbasi; R. Sadeghi; A. Maleki; G. Balakhani

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 63-92

  This paper uses a meta-analysis to comparatively evaluate the factors related to fertility attitudes, desires, and intentions in Iranian studies. The analysis is based on 26 studies, 16 of which are about fertility desires and intentions, and 10 are about childbearing attitudes. The results suggest that ...  Read More

The effect of security feeling on behavior, ideal and childbearing intentions in Tehran

F. Modiri; F. Tanha

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 93-115

  Due to persistence of fertility below the replacement level and the need to identify relevant factors, this article focuses on the impact of security feeling on the number of children ever born, ideal, intention, and intending to have another child. Using data from married lifestyle survey, 1189 married ...  Read More

Mothering and childrearing: A critical exploration of mothers’ social concerns about parenting

F. Jafari-Sirizi; A. Askari-Nodoushan; A. Ruhani

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 117-175

  Childbearing and child-rearing are the fruits of the couple's life together, but in the balance of duties and responsibilities, the mother's burden is unequally heavier than the father. Therefore, sufferings and difficulties of childbearing and parenting are mainly placed on the mother’ shoulders. ...  Read More

An investigation of inclination to migrate from Iran and factors affecting the process: Results of the secondary analysis of social capital survey in 2018

A. Abdollahi; M. Rezaee

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 159-187

  Nowadays, international migration is one of the most important factors affecting population dynamics and changes, which has also turned the attention of both researchers and policymakers. Understanding factors that underlie the desire to migrate has an impact on future migration tendencies and trends. ...  Read More

COVID-19 Crisis
An interdisciplinary approach to consumer purchasing in the condition of the crisis: with emphasis on COVID-19

Y. Mohamadifar; S. Amiri

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 113-144

  The emergence of some prominent political, economic, social, and biological crises plays a vital role in changing the behavior of human society. In this regard, the preventive and controlling actions of the Corona crisis, which require a comprehensive, systematic and multidimensional approach, have led ...  Read More

COVID-19 Crisis
The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Emotional Structure in the Mirror of Iranian Virtual Social Networks

M.S. Zokaei; S. Veisi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 1-29

  The emotional structure of every society forms the dynamic cultural part of that society. Despite the profound and pervasive effects of these emotional networks on the social context and daily interactions, a systematic and analytical study of on structure of society's emotions is performed rarely in ...  Read More

Higher Education
Developing a fourth generation model for Iranian universities

A. Yadollahi Dehcheshmeh; S. Rajaipour; A. Siadat

Volume 13, Issue 4 , July 2021, , Pages 31-57

  Considering the impact of fourth generation universities on social, economic and, cultural developments as well as the growth and development of local and regional communities, the main purpose of this article is to study the dimension and develop a fourth-generation university model for Iranian universities. ...  Read More

COVID-19 Crisis
The outlook for the cost of economic health in patients with COVID-19

Sh. Ahmadi; M. Gargaz

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 25-54

  The aim of this study was to investigate the cost of economic health in patients with the COVID-19. One of the problems in our country during the outbreak of a disease is the high amounts of out-of-pocket and direct payments, and as a result, the possibility of heavy health costs, especially in low-income ...  Read More

The emergence of the child subject in the Qajar era: An introduction to materiality of the history of ideas in contemporary Iran

R. Yousefi Aghdam; M. Farasatkhah

Volume 13, Issue 4 , July 2021, , Pages 59-87

  The present article studies the emergence of the child subject in the Qajar period and theoretically it is based on an interdisciplinary approach to technological studies. With regard to collecting first-hand data, we used the "index paradigm" or "thinking with cases" technique (scrutiny of extra-textual ...  Read More

Social Sciences
Abortion type scam Sociological analysis of fictitious crashes and scams from insurance companies

Ali Reza Zargar; Reza Abdolrahmani; Hojat Motaghi; Nahid Hoseini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 July 2022

  The nature of the insurance industry and the accumulation of liquid assets in the form of deposit boxes can provide fraud from insurance companies. The fraudulent type of fake accidents with various tricks to obtain financial benefits and abuse of third-party insurance has caused a lot of damage to insurance ...  Read More

The need to pay attention to tourism in the seventh plan (The effect of foreign tourists On economic growth Divided Land use planning

hamid asayesh; mahdi kamali; yahya arianmehr

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 April 2022

  Economic growth and development is one of the goals that every economy pursues and the reason for this is the existence of many benefits that economic growth achieves. Therefore, in the seventh development plan, like other previous plans, the issue of growth and development must be considered In this ...  Read More

Pathology of production and productive economic culture in development plans in order to develop the seventh development plan

Fatemeh Sorkhedeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 July 2022

  Despite a long history of planning, Iran still faces many economic and social problems. Production as the most important pillar of industrial development has many problems. The main question is what are the problems and disadvantages of development programs in the economic and cultural fields, to support ...  Read More

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