Volume 15 (2023)
Volume 14 (2022)
Volume 13 (2021)
Volume 12 (2020)
Volume 11 (2019)
Volume 10 (2018)
Volume 9 (2017)
Volume 8 (2016)
Volume 7 (2015)
Volume 6 (2014)
Volume 5 (2013)
Volume 4 (2012)
Volume 3 (2011)
Volume 2 (2010)
Volume 1 (2009)
Social Sciences
Abortion fraud cases: A sociological analysis of fictitious crashes and scams involving insurance firms

R. Abdolrahmani; A. Zargar; N. Hoseyni; H. Motaghi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 139-158


  The purpose of this study is to provide a sociological analysis of abortion occurrences with the aim of investigating factors cited by insurance companies about pregnant women. A qualitative research method has been used to gather field information and its tools are based on documents and files of interviews ...  Read More

Social Sciences
Epistemic justice among youth: from cyberspace to policymaking

S. Veisi; M.S. Zokaei; A. Entezari

Volume 14, Issue 2 , March 2022, , Pages 1-27


  Justice is one of the most important issues in Iranian society. The main issue of the present study is epistemic justice and the gap between its definitions in everyday life and policy making domains. For that matter, we purposefully selected the pages of young users on social media networks of Instagram, ...  Read More

Social Sciences
Something between art and commerce: A sociological study of modern Iranian arts and crafts movement

Z. Shafiei

Volume 14, Issue 2 , March 2022, , Pages 87-123


  The status of handicrafts has always been controversial throughout history. In this regard, three periods can be distinguished: the first, in which, handicrafts are classified as poor cousins of fine arts, under the dual high/low, the second with the emergence of arts and crafts movement, where we see ...  Read More

Social Sciences
Big data and paradigm shift in social science research

H. Zargham Boroujeni; F. Farokhian

Volume 14, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 1-33


  The utopia promised by the modern age has not arrived, man, as a response to his failure in realizing modernism's ideals, attempted to create a parallel virtual world. Living in this virtual parallel world resulted in creation of billions of digital footprints in a fraction of a second and the emergence ...  Read More

Social Sciences
Determining the mediating role of hope for the future in the relationship between mental health and academic socialization: Case study of Ilam universities students

O. Mohammadzade; S.H. Marjaei; A. Vedadhir; M.R. Kolahi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 55-81


  The present article aims at determining the mediating role of hope for the future in the relationship between mental health and academic socialization. The research method is survey and analysis using Structural Equations Modeling (SEM). The statistical population of the study includes all the students ...  Read More

Social Sciences
Sociology of a crisis: The social pathology of the water crisis in the Zayandeh-Rood river basin

M. Talebi; M. Zokaie; M. Fazeli; M. Jomehpoor

Volume 11, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 133-165


  The Zayandeh-Rood river basin is the only permanent and water-rich river in the central plateau in a densely populated area with a dry and semi-arid climate. Due to precise historical management and supervision, the social problems of water distribution rarely happened. However, since the mid-1980s, ...  Read More

Meaning and foundation of scientific explanation

M. Mardiha

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 79-104


  Like philosophy of natural sciences, philosophy of social sciences begins with questioning of the meaning of science and the criterion of scientific explanation. Although in the former, just similar to the latter, the epistemological abstractive discussions are divergent, the practice of science is not. ...  Read More

Women Studies
Identity Politics and Gender Issues in Contemporary Iran with emphasis on the Poetry of Ahmed Shamlou

A. Ardestani; F. Mollaja’fari

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 127-152


  Today, identity politics is one of the most important analytic tools of social scientists. With this approach, they focus on political attitudes and interests of social groups who are mainly concerned with gender, race, ethnicity or religion. Attitude towards the female sexuality is one of the most important ...  Read More

Social Sciences
The study of the interpersonal deception discourse in the theoretical framework of Buller and Burgoon among second grade high school girls in Tehran

M. Azadi; Gh. Azari; M. Iraji

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 September 2023


  Deceptive social behavior undermines interpersonal trust and threatens healthy social interactions at various levels. Academic deceit is also among the common unethical behaviors in educational institutions, which has significantly increased with the technological development. In this article, taking ...  Read More