disciplinary, interdisciplinary and postdisciplinary: changing disciplinary patterns in linguistics

N. Fazeli; F. Koushki

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 1-24

  The fundamental change in language research, which started with Saussure in the early twentieth century and led to the establishment of modern linguistics, restricted the said research within the so-called central part of language, i. e., the language system, without taking into consideration anything ...  Read More

The Multifunctional Approach of Culture Analysis: Developing A Practical Model of Culture Analysis for Language Instruction/Teaching from Linguistic/Pragmatic and Anthropological Perspectives

S. A. Koutlaki; Z. Saeedi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 25-48

  Culture teaching generally focuses on helping foreign language learners develop an understanding of the culture of the target language and, ideally, positive attitudes towards it. In today’s world, the domination of English in entertainment, mass media and new media may sometimes be accompanied ...  Read More

Women Studies
Language, Women and the Duality of Discourse in Rousseau's Political Thought

S. Kh. Mortazavi; sh. Pakzad

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 49-74

  Since the 18th century, Rousseau has been often credited with egalitarian and liberal views worldwide; however, his potent pen in shaping ideas has led to women’s extreme suppression. It seems that Rousseau had been suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder to the extent that through one of ...  Read More

Language Teaching
The Role of Language and Historical Development of the Evolution of Foreign Languages in Persia

M. Dahmardeh; A. Nemati Limaee

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 75-97

  Persia (Iran) is considered one of the oldest civilisations; because of its especial geographical and geopolitical position, economic conditions and numerous other factors, it has always attracted the attention of rulers and natives of other countries. This has resulted into extensive relations between ...  Read More

Cognitive Socio-Onomastics; A New Domain in Interdisciplinary Studies

B. Zandi; B. Ahmadi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 99-122

  The present paper aimed to introduce cognitive socio-onomastics, an emerging scientific and research interdisciplinary and a branch of cognitive sociolinguistics. Onomastics has interested linguists as well as philosophers, historians, archeologists, anthropologists, and sociologists. Initially, onomastics ...  Read More

A Conceptual Framework for Competencies of Public Relations Managers: Dimensions, Factors and Indicators

M. Brojerdi Alavi; M. Forghani; M. Ranjbar

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 129-146

  Extensive changes in today’s world, especially in the field of communications, has brought to the fore the role of public relations. This field requires professional experts with specific competences in each of its sub-sectors. Managers are always the most important people of an organization, within ...  Read More

Introduction to the Algorithm of Problem Situation Analysis in Justice Research

R. Akbari; M. S. Torabzadeh Jahromi; M. Habibi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 147-166

  The most basic step in policy analysis is problem structuring. If the problem is not correctly formulated, it will not have the right solution. Misunderstanding of the problem situation or its negligence, as for example in the field of justice, will at best lead to putting forward a good solution to ...  Read More