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)
Al-Farabi and Cultural Policy-Making
Farabi's philosophy in the middle of abstract and concrete: A model for philosophical thinking and cultural policymaking

A. Morovat; R. Mahoozi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , January 2024, , Pages 7-28


  Farabi's philosophy, in the most accurate meaning, is a problem-oriented and worldly philosophy. This statement is against the claim that Farabi's philosophy is completely abstract and unrelated to the concrete issues of his life, or even if he believes in such a connection, the proposed philosophical ...  Read More

Al-Farabi and Cultural Policy-Making
Multicultural society in Farabi's political philosophy

N. Keikha

Volume 16, Issue 4 , January 2024, , Pages 79-103


  This article examines the thoughts of Abu Nasr Farabi in terms of attention to multicultural society and raises the question whether minorities and different ethnic and religious groups are recognized in Farabi's thought. If the answer is yes, how does this happen? In this study, in the two parts of ...  Read More

Educational Sciences, Psychology, Behavioral Sciences and Physical Education
Genealogy of imperfect construction of open education in Iran

A.A. Hedayati; M. Farajollahi; N. Fazeli; M.R. Sarmadi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , October 2022, , Pages 107-137


  Open education, in light of an amazing technological development, has transformed the educational system with changes in "educational culture" and an emphasis on the "learner-centered" principle. Since this has not been taken into account in Iran's educational system, the present article critically examines ...  Read More

Exploration of academic culture in Iranian higher education institutions based on Grounded Theory

F. Asghari

Volume 13, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 85-117


  Like any other community, the university has its own cultural set up. But unfortunately, the culture, which is currently dominating the Iranian higher education institutions, does not meet the expectations of a scientific community. The present study, based on views and experiences of academics as well ...  Read More

Educational Sciences, Psychology, Behavioral Sciences and Physical Education
The concept of wisdom in Iranian society

M. Dasta; O. Shokri; Sh. Pakdaman; J. Fathabadi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 33-63


  The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate, explore and explain the characteristics, features and components attributed to the notion of wisdom in Iran. To this end, the explicit theory of wisdom, i.e. individuals’ perceptions of wisdom, was used. All above-20 years old Iranians comprised ...  Read More

A Comparative, Historical Study of Gender Representation in Persian, English, and French Textbooks in Iran within a Seventy-year Period (1938-2015) with an Interdisciplinary Approach

M. Allahyari; S. Ketabi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 119-150


  Gender is an important cultural issue towards which there are different views in different cultures. Investigating the similarities and differences among cultures can shed light knowing that cultures. In this regard, educational systems play a vital role, either directly or indirectly, in familiarizing ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Theoretical Exploration of Socio-cultural Technology Aspects Reflected in Statements of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution: Relying on ICTS

I. Erfanmanesh; S. Sadeghi Fasaei

Volume 10, Issue 1 , April 2017, , Pages 1-27


  Conceptualization and deliberation around the society of Iran as a sort of the information society is one of the newborn issues after Islamic revolution of Iran. Hereupon, in the statements of the supreme Islamic revolution leader, Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, the socio-cultural aspects and considerations ...  Read More

Criterias of Cultural Policy-Making in Imam Khomeini’s Thought

Mojtaba Babakhani; Asghar Eftekhari

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2016, , Pages 57-90


  Culture is proposed as an important criterion in politics management which has been considered in various systems. althoughlots of cultural elements are forming gradually during the time and by the effect of different causes, one cannot ignore the role of government policies in organizing them. Therefore ...  Read More

I.R.Iran Strategies for Crisis Management in Soft War

Shahrooz Shariati; Mohammad Azimi Taraghdari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , December 2014, , Pages 127-148


  Although the nature of the cultural crises is totally different from that of disasters like fire, flood and earthquake, it seems that cultural crises must be considered among those which require a careful management as they cause uncompensable damages to the social assets of the nations in mid- and long-terms. ...  Read More

Knowledge as a Cultural Product: From the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge to the Cultural Studies of Science

Ali Rabbani; Zahra Maher

Volume 6, Issue 4 , March 2014, , Pages 1-29


  The main characteristic (feature) of the sociology of knowledge and science is its emphasis on the culture and cultural analysis within the scientific and technological research. This study concerns with the study of two research fields in which new sociologists of science and technology have presented ...  Read More

Semiotic of Cultural Landscapes in Cultural Geography; a Conceptual Approach for Detection and understanding Meaning

Ebrahim Fayaz; Hossein Sarfaraz; Ali Ahmadi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , December 2012, , Pages 91-116

  Studying the Location and spatial performances as a part of human behavioris discussed in semiotics nowadays. These man-made effectsare including information and meaning that is the subject of semiotics. Cultural landscapes reflected their dominant cultures and can reveal the meaning as targeted by the ...  Read More

Paradigms of Interaction Between Culture and Politics

Morteza Bahrani; Seyed Mohsen Alavi Poor

Volume 5, Issue 3 , December 2012, , Pages 127-151


  Political thought as a normative knowledge seeks a good society and the means for its realization. Accordingly, every intellectual paradigm introduces us a social and individual situation which is the best. This model, itself requires a dramatic change in the culture and flourishes it. In another words, ...  Read More

Ethnical Approaches and Typology of Political Culture; Case Study: Sanandaj City

Yaaghob Ahmadi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , December 2012, , Pages 229-256


  Attention to culture in politics, like this, is a new subject. Most part of research about political culture in Iran has been focused on Almond and Verba thesis of political culture. This paper for measuring of political culture and typology of it, use Inglehart and Welzel (2005) thesis about political ...  Read More

ُScience and Culture: a Look at the Most Important Cultural Analysis in Sociology of Science and Technology

Ali Rabbani; Zahra Maher

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2012, , Pages 63-89


  Formerly most sociologists of science and technology did little to research in the formal literature of the Sociology of Culture and may even were resistant to cultural analysis. The sociologists of culture have also written little analysis on the process of knowledge and technology production. This ...  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

The Role of Right- Cerebral and Left- Cerebral in Persistence and Creation of Cultures and Civilization

Ali Nourimotlagh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2010, , Pages 123-146


  Despite the fact that, some live creatures have more civilizational and cultural complex structure comparing to human beings, but humans are inclined toward mixed perfection of right -cerebral, left-cerebral ( with strength and weakness in different societies), and their balanced growth and development. ...  Read More

The Role of Culture in National Authority from Imam Ali`s (A.S) Perspective

Mohammad Bagher Babaei Talatapeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , April 2010, , Pages 39-77


  This article aims to study culture in relation to elements of national power and answer to this question that how Imam Ali sees situation of culture in relation with political, economic, social and military factors of national power. Based on content analysis method of sermons (khotba), poems and short ...  Read More

Morphography of Regional Dramatic Rituals of Komijan People

Mohammad Aref; Maryam Raoofi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , April 2010, , Pages 107-124


  This article attempts to analyze a part of the findings of documentation survey and field work carried out for five years in two cities and 67villages in Komeijan region of Markazi province, Iran, from some new perspectives such as ritual morphography, dramatic origin studies, eastern Scapegoat’s ...  Read More

Cultural Dichotomies of Technology (Cultural Sociology and technology Analysis)

Mohammad Amin Ghaneirad

Volume 2, Issue 4 , January 2010, , Pages 107-146


  Most of the current policy-making literature in scholar and executive institutions in industrial and technological fields explains Iran’s failure in industrialization process as the result of economic, organizational, and managerial factors. However, this approach itself is among the factors which ...  Read More

Dual Globalizations and Intercultural Sensitivities

Saeid Reza Ameli; Hamideh Mowlaei

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2009, , Pages 1-29


  This article aimed to investigate the intercultural sensitivities between Sunnite Turkmen groups and Shiite groups in Golestan province of Iran through considering the most important factors influenced it. The intercultural development inventory (IDI), which designed according to Milton Bennet's the ...  Read More

Deference in Korean Language and Farsi

Ahmad Saffar Moghadam

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2009, , Pages 77-98


  The present study attempts to compare the concept of “deference” in Farsi and Korean. Data gathering happened in a two years study in South Korea, and Korean students in Korea and Iran were interviewed.Deference is a culturally-rooted universal concept. However, it appears differently in ...  Read More

Reflections of Western Cultural Attitudes toward Iran in the Linguistic Construction of English Journals

Maryam Sadat Ghiasian

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2009, , Pages 123-139


  This study attempts to introduce two main currents in orientalism, the classic and the modern. The Western attitude toward the Orient, and especially Islam, is analyzed in both currents and the operative factors that lead to modern orientalism are surveyed. The 9th September 2001 event is here considered ...  Read More

Culture and Ethnicity: A Model for Cultural Communications in Iran

Younes Nourbakhsh

Volume 1, Issue 4 , January 2009, , Pages 67-90


  The present study attempts to offer a model for social and cultural solidarity: a model based on ethnic and cultural diversity which help to the richness of a culture. Therefore, different approaches to culture, ethnicity and nation would be discussed and then, the concept of intercultural policies and ...  Read More

Mass Media and Religious Culture of the Audiences; Suggesting a Useful Approach to Media Productions for Children

Nasser Bahonar

Volume 1, Issue 3 , November 2008, , Pages 37-54


  The religious program of mass media exclusively produced for children have had a significant growth in recent years. The artistic expression of stories related to the life of the great prophets and to the history of Islam as well as taking advantage of theatrical literature in religious occasions can ...  Read More

New Semantics of Communication; Making Possible a Deeper Understanding of Relationship between Culture and Media

Hassan Bashir

Volume 1, Issue 3 , November 2008, , Pages 131-155


  Although the current age is called “communication age” so far many definitions have been presented for the concept of communications. This concept still requires a more appropriate and comprehensive definite. One of the serious problems in defining communication is the fact that its meaning ...  Read More