Conceptual Typology of Justice in Urban Planning Theories based on an Interdisciplinary Perspective

H. Dadashpoor; N. Alvandipour

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 1-27

  Spatial justice is the ultimate goal for human society and one of the main purposes of urban planning. In its most general sense, it has been accepted with significant popularity among the experts and scholars throughout history. The result is a massive collection of various theories based on the concept ...  Read More

A Theory on Local Governance of Organizations in Iran

A. Shams

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 29-55

  In countries with different ethnics, local people highly seeking to control local internal affairs administration by themselves. If central power cannot, in stable conditions, guide this tendency well, and reinforce national consensus field, in instable conditions, disintegration field of the country ...  Read More

Architecture Reading from the Political Thoughts' Perspective

H. Nassaj; M. Soltani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 57-84

  Upheavals which occurred in western architecture in terms of different buildings, external and internal facades, decorations and garnitures, public and private spaces, materialfrom the ancient until the end of the 20th century, represent the undeniable role of politics and political thoughts in these ...  Read More

An Explanation of the Relation between the Residential Architecture of Tehran Today and Cultural Problematic from a Sociological Point of View

Shima Shasti; M. Falamaki; M. Javeheri Pour

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 85-106

  The confusion in the physical form of the architecture of Tehran today is an obvious fact, even for inexpert spectators. But some fundamental questions arise here: which of the academic disciplines should explain this confusion? Is it the duty of architecture and urbanism, or that of sociology and cultural ...  Read More

The Role of Cultural Capital in the Developing of Ecological Citizenship
Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 107-133

  Industrial and technological development of Societies and changing land use patterns and mismanagement in harnessing more of the nature, caused to vulnerability of lifecycle, plant and animal organisms and natural landscapes and so formation of sustainable society is in trouble. In this regard, environmental ...  Read More

Political Sciences
An introduction to the effects of secularism foundations on contemporary architecture and urbanism of Iran

M.M. Raeesi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 135-162

  Secularism is one of the most important components of west contemporary civilization. The role of this system of thought, which emerged as a reaction against the function of religious institutions in the West, especially the church in the Middle Ages, is so prominent in contemporary civilization that ...  Read More

Explanation and presentation of a model of culture-led re-generation with emphasis on an institutional approach

Pegah Izadi; Z. Hadiyani; A. Hajinejad; J. Ghaderi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 163-187

  With the changes in the nature of economic development in the post-industrial economy in this century, cultural activities, which in the past were thought to have adverse effects on economic development, have come to play an important role in the discourse of urban planning and regeneration. Therefore, ...  Read More

Political Sciences
The theoretical capacity of Amartya Sen’s capability approach for the concept of citizenship

A. Manoochehri; S. nariman

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 189-210

  The capability approach has been the subject of increasingly enthusiastic enquiry in development studies and welfare economics over the last three decades. Although Amartya Sen's capability approach was born in the field of economics, it extended very soon to the humanities and to other social sciences. ...  Read More

Structural analysis of national government and local management in the Iranian constitution on the basis of good urban governance

M.H. Boochani; M. Sarrafi; J. Tavakolina; A. Dashti

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2017, Pages 211-236

  This paper attempts to examine the issue of which criteria relevant to the relations between national government and good urban governance are in keeping with the criteria of good urban governance in the Iranian constitution. By reading the constitution, it attempts to analyze its contents as the main ...  Read More