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)
Intercultural Communications
Reasons for intensified distance between the followers of different religions and sects in Sistan and Baluchestan Province

El. Shirdel; Sh. Zarbi Ghalehhammami

Volume 17, Issue 1 , April 2024, , Pages 35-63


  The study emphasizes the exacerbated areas of conflict and distance between religions and sects in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. Within the framework of a qualitative study and based on the grounded theory, interviews were conducted with 25 residents of the province over ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Research cultures of humanities researchers in policy study institutes affiliated with the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology

M. Farasatkhah

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 1-30


  Structures at the macro level and researchers’ habits hinder the effectiveness of research in Iran. But this is not the end of the story since researchers struggle with these structural and contextual limitations leading to the establishment of a diverse research cultures. This article takes into ...  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

Causes and consequences of social apathy: Case study of Ilam Province citizens

A. Feizolahi; K. Kamarbeigi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2021, , Pages 151-179


  Apathy is a passive activity in which individuals avoid active engagement and altruism while lacking interest in or concern about social problems. This paper aims to analyze social apathy in Ilam province and find its causes and consequences. The study was conducted by a qualitative method according ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Cultural Categories of Distribution of Iranian National Music

P. Javadzadeh; M. Kowsari; M. Ameri Shahrabi; A. Abtahi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 71-93


  Among the three main domains of production, distribution and consumption, Iranian national music has specifically received little attention from contemporary researchers. Music has a special place in the Iranian culture since it is shaped by historical and biocultural experiences of this society. But ...  Read More

An analysis on the Effective Attitudinal development of Social Interactions among the Members of the new Spiritual SecT of Faradarmani

N. Jaberian; A. Rabiei; H. Mohaddesi; M.J. Zahedi Mazandarani

Volume 12, Issue 2 , July 2019, , Pages 67-100


  The current study is an attempt to analyze the attitudinal developments that have occurred in the social transactions of the members of the so-called Psymentology spiritual group. The study is a descriptive one and has been conducted according to the principles of the Grounded Theory on fourteen current ...  Read More

Higher Education
The study of professional identity of the PH.D. Students with Grounded theory method (Case study: PH.D. Students of social sciences in Iran 2016 – 2017)

A. Vedadhir; A. Sedighian Bidgoli; Gh. Jafari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 89-118


  Accepted doctoral students in the social sciences in Iran have doubled since 86-87Ta94-95T. This increase, apart from road infrastructure in the humanities and social sciences research. Lack of job opportunities, particularly in the field of professional and social sciences in Iran, the importance ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Exteriorists of IRIB in Iran

H. Khaniki; S. Yahyayi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , April 2017, , Pages 59-85


  This paper by introducing a new concept of "exteriorism" in media audience studies, intends to study the "exteriorists" who has been consciously boycott Iranian state TV. According to the authors, the experience of exteriorism is unique and different in any Countries and societies. This qualitative ...  Read More

Emerging Motivations of Women’s Identity Transformations in Higher Education Participants

Mehri TayebiNia; Jabbar Rahmani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , November 2016, , Pages 101-129


  Concurrent with modern transformations and modernity experiences, we are faced with various transitions in different aspects of life. Transitions that women with different gender roles experience within the society, which in turn leads to changes in their mental meanings and social roles. Changes in ...  Read More

The Investigation of Youth Religiosity, with the Emphasis on Self Referential Religiosity (Using Grounded Theory)

Arash Hassan pour; Soraya Memar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , December 2015, , Pages 99-131


  Religiosity has been pluralized and diversified at present era. This study, accepted this presupposition that religiosity as a varied, diverse and instable issue is out of duality of being religiousness or not. By accepting this presupposition we study and interpret one type of religiosity among youth ...  Read More

Theory- Building for Iranian Underground Music Using Grounded Theory

Masoud Kowsari; Mohammad Mehdi Mowlaei

Volume 5, Issue 4 , March 2013, , Pages 43-73


  Different genres of underground music are important issues in Iranian youth culture. The purpose of this research was to study masculinity in Iranian- Persian rap music. Therefore, Persian rap music as a part of Iranian popular culture, between 2001 and 2011 was analyzed. We used qualitative research ...  Read More

Sociological Analysis of Professional Identity of the Students, Case Study: Students of University of Mazandaran

Hamid Heydari; Ahmad Rezaei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , September 2012, , Pages 1-29


  By studying of present situation of universities in Iran, through research regarding students' lives, this article seeks to consider the features of students' professional identity. The professional identity is a social one, made, in relation with other individuals, through practical learning and instruction ...  Read More

Researching Subjective Meaning System of Music Consumers

Mohammad Taghi Iman; Nasibeh Zanjari; Ebrahim Eskandari poor

Volume 3, Issue 4 , February 2011, , Pages 84-112


  The purpose of this qualitative study is to explain the subjective meaning system of consumers of the popular music. Participants in this study include 21 students (male and female) living in dormitories of Shiraz University. Researches use qualitative approach of grounded theory. Technique of data collection ...  Read More