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)
Social Sciences and Communications
The behavior framework of virtual tourists; Case study, Papers of Scopus Citation Database

R. Ghanbari Ghadikolaei

Volume 16, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 107-136


  Technological revolution is an outcome of the third wave of revolutions that has brought forth tangible changes and transformations in all industries, including tourism. Technology advancement creates new opportunities for virtual tourism. As such, the virtual tour experience and the study of tourist ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Studying the challenges of using social media in Iran: An explorative approach

M. Jami Pour; A. Naghdi Amiri; S. Kamarei

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 73-102


  In recent years, especially with the outbreak of the Coronavirus, social media has become a platform for interactions with user-generated contents among online communities. Despite undeniable advantages of social media in individual and social domains, its applications have also confronted human society ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
A grounded theoretical account of spreading and accepting rumors among the youth in Yazd

H. Gheblezadeh; A. Afshani; H. Eslami

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 127-156


  Today, living in the age of media and information, human beings are exposed to all kinds of seemingly real news and information, the rumored nature of which is hidden from the view. In the face of such unreliable news, people often republish it in virtual and real spaces, which can lead to a significant ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Social media and challenges to ethnic identities in Iran

F. Zafar Abdollahzadeh; M.R. Rasoli; T. Shiri

Volume 13, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 147-175


  The global nature of social media has brought ethnic challenges from regional and national stages to the world arena. The current study analyzes these challenges under the framework of Globalization theories. There are two general approaches to globalization: the first believes in complete global homogeneity, ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Cultural capital and reproduction of the intelligence gap

N. Razeghi; M. Sharepour; F. Akhondzade

Volume 14, Issue 1 , April 2021, , Pages 97-126


  An ever-increasing digital divide around the globe has turned into one of the greatest challenges to several areas of the information society with direct and indirect consequences. This has also increased the demand for more research in this field. This study, which is based on Bourdieu's cultural capital ...  Read More

Representation of ritual communications in cyberspace: A case study of Arbaeen Hosseini's walk on the BBC Persian Website

G. Bayat; M. Ghasemi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , July 2020, , Pages 37-65


  National-religious events attract media attention but different media views events differently in ideological frameworks which facilitate the failure or success of public diplomacy efforts all around the world. In this regard, Persian-language foreign media, including the BBC Persian, is among the sources ...  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

Social Sciences and Communications
The Models of Applying Online Privacy Literacy Strategies: A Case Study of Instagram Girl Users

Abdollah Bicharanlou; Seyedeh farzaneh Siasi rad

Volume 10, Issue 3 , November 2017, , Pages 125-151


  Social networks affect remarkably in the lives of virtual space users. These networks like most human relations involve compromising between self-disclosure and privacy protection. A process which is realized through improving privacy and empowering the user at the personal level. This study aimed to ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Identify and analyze the opportunities and threats of social networks for shahid Beheshti University students

R. Tavalaee; Z. Sabaghi; N. Nezafati

Volume 10, Issue 3 , November 2017, , Pages 153-175


  Due to the growth of information and communication technology in societies Especially among students, the use of these technologies has become as part of regular working people. Social networks as one of the most important and widely in cyberspace which is Used by many people in various fields. application ...  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

Social Sciences and Communications
Consuming Social Networks: A Study on BeeTalk Network

Jamal Mohammadi; kamal khalegh Panah; Elahe Gholami

Volume 9, Issue 4 , March 2017, , Pages 59-88


  BeeTalk is one of the most common social networks that have attracted many users during these years. As a whole, social networks are parts of everyday life nowadays and, especially among the new generation, have caused some basic alterations in the field of identity-formation, sense-making and the form ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
‌Fame on social networks: A study of the reasons and consequences of getting famous on Instagram

S. Koohestani; F. Alikhah; N. Ofoghi; H. Hallajzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 June 2023


  With the emergence of new social media networks, the mechanisms of gaining fame have undergone massive transformations. Today, users have attained the opportunity to reach fame, which was not easily accessible before. In this regard, due to its easy-to-use capabilities and high popularity among users, ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Requirements for cultural changes through celebrity in cyberspace

Mohammad Ali Taleghani; saeed sharifi; mojtaba Shahnoshi; reza Ebrahimzadeh Dastjerdi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 March 2023


  Managing the inevitable cultural change in cyberspace is a point of contention for power currents, especially the reputation system; Achieving desirable and lasting cultural change requires paying attention to the requirements and foundations of change. The present study to investigate the structural ...  Read More

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

zahra majdizade; Azam Ravadrad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 February 2024


  Instagram texts need to be analyzed from a multimodal perspective because On Instagram a large part of the meaning is conveyed to the audience through images. The Multimodal critical discourse analysis approach, like other types of critical discourse analysis, focuses on power and ideology concepts, ...  Read More