Political Thought as Interdisciplinary Knowledge: A Paradigmatic-Implicative Narration

A. Manoochehri

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2015, Pages 1-22


  Political thought is the kind of thinking which is formulated in different disciplines; political philosophy, political ideology, political theology, and political literature are some of its important examples. Although in the course of history political science was transformed to the “science ...  Read More

Communitarianism as a Method of Analysis: An Effort for Localization in Social Sciences

E. Abbasi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2015, Pages 23-56


  The present article tries to study communitarianism as one of the important normative approaches in social science, and present its methodological components in the explanation of political and social developments. However, the question is: what are the concepts and methodological principles of communitarianism ...  Read More

Challenges of Doing Cultural Studies and its Future

A. Kazemi; M. Hoseini

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2015, Pages 57-79


  In the present article the challenges of doing cultural studies, as an interdisciplinary field, have been discussed. We conducted this research through individual interviews and focused group interviews with university graduates and Iranian experts on cultural studies. First, we present the lived experiences ...  Read More

“Space” and its Role in Recreating Architectural Theory and Social Science

E. Zarghami; S. M. Behrooz

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2015, Pages 81-99


  “Space” was architecture’s main keyword between the 1890s and 1960s, but it lost its significance in architecture gradually; this was mainly due to the prevalence of postmodern semiotics and theories of “place” in architecture. Social science however went through an inverse ...  Read More

A Study of the Social Construction of Work-Related Accidents “A Case study: workers of the coal mines of Koohbanan in Kerman and Tabas”

M. Movahed Majd; A. Gorgi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2015, Pages 101-126


  In safety sciences, accidents are unintended and non-scheduled events happening as one or more consecutive incidents as a result of unsafe acts or unsafe conditions, or both. Despite growing improvements in safety sciences in recent decades, the concept of accident, as a non-social phenomenon, is defined ...  Read More

Pattern of Internet Usage in Planning after-School Programs

T. Shahjafari; H. Ebrahimabadi; M. H. Rezaei; I. Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2015, Pages 127-147


  The present research studies the pattern of the Internet usage by the third grade students of middle schools in the school year 2012-13 in Tehran. For this purpose, the needs of Iranian teenagers in virtual and cyber space have been identified and studied through an interdisciplinary approach. A researcher-made ...  Read More

A Study of the Psychological Views of Attar on the Basis of Humanism

Z. Najafi; M. Mani; M. Kalantari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2015, Pages 149-168


  Humanism was introduced to psychologists through Maslow and Rogers’s views in the twentieth century. This school deals with the human needs and his innate tendencies. Utopia, exalted experiences, religious experiences, high motivations and human nature are among Maslow and Rogers’s ideas.   Attar, ...  Read More