Volume 17 (2024)
Volume 16 (2023)
Volume 15 (2022)
Volume 14 (2021)
Volume 13 (2020)
Volume 12 (2019)
Volume 11 (2018)
Volume 10 (2017)
Volume 9 (2016)
Volume 8 (2015)
Volume 7 (2014)
Volume 6 (2013)
Volume 5 (2012)
Volume 4 (2011)
Volume 3 (2010)
Volume 2 (2009)
Volume 1 (2008)
Ethnography of NEET’s life style in Tehran

A. Naderi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , January 2023, , Pages 123-151


  NEETs as those who neither study nor have a job or profession, have been the topic in statistical and social discussions of countries in recent years, in which, Iran's contribution to this concept is close to zero. This research is an ethnographic study about the lifestyle of NEETs in Tehran. Among the ...  Read More

Qualitative Analysis of the Identity Resources of Hawrami People

E. Fayaz; E. Nercisyans; A. Naderi; N. Babasafari

Volume 12, Issue 2 , July 2019, , Pages 153-181


  The ethno-cultural region of Hawraman encounters a multiple and complex combination of identity sources which its understanding calls for deep and contextual investigation. Applying a qualitative approach, the present study attempts to discuss the identity sources of Hawrami people. To these end, a half-structured ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
The Role of Cultural and Identity Differences in Self-expression of Iranian Users of Social Networking Sites; A Case Study of Students of Tehran University, Amirkabir University, and Sharif University of Technology

H. Molaei; Z. Majdizadeh

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 67-87


  Social media with their features such as interactivity, participatory, and user-generated content have provided a great opportunity for self-expression of the users. However, cultural differences affect the extent and modality of users’ self-expression. This study aims to investigate the modality ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Identify Factors Contributing to the Enhancement of the City’s Identity and Increasing Citizens’ Sense of Belonging in the Design of Cultural and Administrative Buildings (Case Study: Rasht)

Mahsa Safarnejad; Amirreza Karimi Azar; Hamzeh Ghalamalizade

Volume 9, Issue 4 , March 2017, , Pages 1-32


  Identity preservation in the design of the built environment and trying to manifested in today buildings of the most important objectives in architecture, because the most important factor is the transfer of identity among the citizens. However, the process of globalization has reduced the possibility ...  Read More

Television and Religious Fidelity: On the Relation of TV Watching and the Religious Fidelity of the Mashhad Youngsters

Ali Tolouei; Musa Dinarshayev

Volume 8, Issue 4 , March 2016, , Pages 27-52


  This is to study the relationship between TV watching and religious fidelity of the youngsters who live in Mashhad. This study has been done based on stratified sampling of the youngsters aged 18-24, considering appropriate sample size assignment. Paired-T tests, one-way analysis of variance, ...  Read More

Functional Interpretation of Neighborhood Public Spaces in Terms of Identity

Hamid Majedi; Majid MansourRezaei; Elham Mansouri

Volume 7, Issue 4 , March 2015, , Pages 39-61


  The aim of this article is to evaluate the effect of neighborhood public space transformation due to rapid urbanization in Tehran since 1960s, on the formation of neighborhood identity. In order to find the role of public spaces in enhancing neighborhood identities, two middle class neighborhoods with ...  Read More

Culture, Politics and Representation of Names: Review of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting in the 2000-2010

Ali Ashraf Nazari; Ali Hassan Pour; Mohsen Hassan Pour

Volume 5, Issue 4 , March 2013, , Pages 1-22


  Discourse representation processes based on them, the ability of the person who caused the use of symbols, symbols and common language to engage with each other. This research is trying to analyze TV series of The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting in the 2000- 2010s based on cultural studies approach ...  Read More

RIPH: A Model for Representing the Reality in the Global and Local Television

Saket Hosseynov; Hosseyn Zolghadr

Volume 5, Issue 4 , March 2013, , Pages 131-159


  The world is witnessing great changes, and these changes are comprehensible in the realm of performance of "identity", "boundary", "geographic concept” (place) and "time". Identities are now segmented, boundaries passed over, and places and time compressed. Television is one of the effective factors ...  Read More

The Significance in the World of Communications

Ali Adami; Hajieh Sabbagh Kalajahi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , December 2012, , Pages 77-102


  The issue of national identity became an important discussion in Mashrooteh era; concern about national identity in many works of writers of this era clarifies position of this historical period. Among those writers is the father of Iranians short stories, Seyyed Mohammad Ali Jamalzadeh. According to ...  Read More

National Identity in the Persian Literature, Case Study: Jamalzadeh' Stories

Fatemeh Rezaei Kheir Abadi; Rezvan Hakim Zade; Mohammaad Hossein Mohammadi; Seyed Ali Khaleghi Nejad

Volume 5, Issue 2 , September 2012, , Pages 89-114


  The issue of national identity became an important discussion in Mashrooteh era; concern about national identity in many works of writers of this era clarifies position of this historical period. Among those writers is the father of Iranians short stories, Seyyed Mohammad Ali Jamalzadeh. According to ...  Read More

Identity as Dynamic Process, Layered identity of Iranian Immigrant in India

Jabbar Rahmani; Zahra Sharbafchizadeh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , September 2012, , Pages 115-135


  Throughout history, many Iranian communities have migrated to India. Some of them integrated into Indian society, some others lived there as a minority with their special Iranian identity. During early 20th century a community immigrated from Kemran and south area of Iran. Now they are known as Irani, ...  Read More

Image of Iraqis in The Cinema of Sacred Defense

Abdollah Givian; Zohreh Tavakoli

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2011, , Pages 87-107


  Regarding representational function of media, the current dissertation intends to examine the changes in the representation of the image of the Iraqis in the Sacred Defense Cinema. Iraqies have been pictured as the "Others" during last three decades. Due to the importance and role of sacred defense and ...  Read More

Television & Its Cultivation Effects on Iranians’ Cultural Identity

Naser Bahonar; Tahereh Jafari Keyzaghan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , February 2011, , Pages 131-156


  This paper explains the effects of TV on culture by an emphasis on ethnical and national identities. The provided results which have been obtained from a part of a scientific research in IRIB research center show that on one hand, messages on some issues have been repeatedly broadcasted from IRI TV in ...  Read More

Iranian`s Cultural Identity: from Theoretical Perspective to Principles

Hasammoddin Ashna; Mohammad Reza Roohani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , February 2011, , Pages 157-184


  Identity is one of the most complicated concepts in humanities and social sciences. It is a multi-aspected phenomenon which expresses different meanings from different viewpoints. Generally we can say that Identity is a result of dialect between conceptual system and socio-cultural structures. In this ...  Read More

The Pathology of Ethnic Issues in Iran

Abdollreza Navvah; Norollah Gheysari; seyyed Mojtaba Taghavi nasab

Volume 3, Issue 3 , October 2010

  This study is performed to use quantitative and survey method among Arabs people of Ahwaz. In this research ethnic identity of Arabs is taken as one of the social problems and its consequences in three dimensions are studied: 1) Reduction of national identity, 2) Attitude to self determination and 3) ...  Read More

Iranian Intellectuals and Identity in the Mirror of Crisis

Mohammad Bagher Khoramshad; Ebrahim Sarparast Sadat

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2010, , Pages 27-60


  The search for identity type in the thought of Iranian intellectuals necessitated dealing with this question: what kinds of factors have affected the Iranian intellectuals’ opinions on identity? And is it possible to provide any explanation on the diversity of identity types? With the use of Weber’s ...  Read More

Role of Education in Promoting National Identity Indicators

Mohammad Baqer Alizadeh Aghdam; Mohammad Shiri; Sajjad Ojaghloo

Volume 3, Issue 1 , April 2010, , Pages 181-207


  This article reviews social identity among students of secondary school with emphasis on national identity. This paper is to answer how we can increase students` belonging to national identity. Two high school students in two areas of Zanjan city with 700 people are the sample of this study which 30 ...  Read More

Cultural, Political, and Social Dimensions of Identity among Student

Rahmatollah Sedigh Sarvestani; Salah-al-din Ghaderi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , January 2010, , Pages 35-63


  As various Iranian theorists emphasis, challenge between tradition and modernity is among the most affective phenomena on Iranian identity. Thus, in the present study, different dimensions of Student’s identity have been evaluated regarding this challenge. According to the main hypothesis, student’s ...  Read More

Religious Identity and Youth;

Abdolhossein Kalanatari; Djalil Azizi; Said Zahed Zahedani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2009, , Pages 125-141


  According to its nature and intent, religious identity is almost the most important part of human identity and plays a determinant role in the process of identity-building in the society. It could be said that enforcement of this identity would guide to the stability of other parts of human identity ...  Read More

Study the Youth’s Interest in Cultural and Social Identity (with the Emphasis on the Role of Using Mass Media)

Mohammadreza Javadiyegane; Jalil Azizi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , November 2008, , Pages 183-213


  Social and cultural identity constitutes one of the most important aspects of identity. This article tries to answer the question that to what extent the youth interest in their social and cultural identity and which factors affect this. To answer this question, the authors studied different identity ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Introduction and implementation of the multimodal critical discourse analysis method: The analysis of one of the most popular child-centered Iranian Instagram page

Z. Majdizade; A. Ravadrad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 June 2024


  Instagram texts need to be analyzed from a multimodal perspective because a large part of it on this social media platform is conveyed to the audience through images. The multimodal critical discourse analysis approach, like others, focuses on power and ideology concepts, as well as the context involved ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
"Interpreting the Tataliti Community through the Lens of Late Subcultural Theory"

Mohamad Maghamianzadeh; seyyed mohammad mehdizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 May 2024


  Different approaches to the nature of congregations and how they interact with each other have played a central role in the conceptual development of the term subculture. From the period when some special youth groups were introduced in the works of Birmingham school thinkers with the name of subculture ...  Read More