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
Why is it necessary to talk about positionality? A qualitative content analysis of recent studies in social sciences in Iran

M. Yazdchi; N. Sharifi; A. Sharifiyan

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 31-58


  This paper puts emphasis on the necessity of discussing positionality in qualitative research methods, especially ethnography. Evaluating a qualitative study requires the reader to get information about the researcher's positionality with respect to their various social identities (like gender, race, ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
The domestication of media, the mediatization of homes material culture of media technologies and changes to domestic spaces in Iran

A. Habibi; S.A. Yazdanfar; M. Hamzenejad; A. Varij Kazemi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 5-47


  Today's house is very different from a traditional or pre-industrial one. Numerous factors have been involved in home changes, but none of them has affected the home and domestic space as much as with the emergence of modern technologies. The purpose of this study is to investigate the process of linking ...  Read More

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
Honor killings and semantic implications of a normal subject in the family institution: Newspapers’ narrative about the murder of Romina Ashrafi

M. Haghpors; S.H. Nabavi; M.R. Kolahi

Volume 15, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 121-148


  The paper aims to identify the semantic implication of moral and normal subjects, and mechanisms of their reconstruction in the family institution. For this purpose, here Stuart Hall’s representation approach and Jeffrey Alexander's strong research program have been applied to reach the conclusion ...  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
A Phenomenological Study of Elderly Biomedia during the Coronavirus: A Case Study of Analog Media Generation of Smartphone

M. Barekat; Z. Chelengar; N. Mohebbi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 125-151


  The Coronavirus has had a profound effect not only on people's lifestyles, human relationships, and media experiences, rather increased their connection with new media. Members of the analog media generation entered a new space and built their new bio-world. With an emphasis on theories of Mannheim and ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
New citizenship types alongside formal citizenship in the cyberspace: Studying participatory practices in the public sphere of Instagram

S.R. Ameli; S.F. Siasirad

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 1-32


  The use of virtual networks, the globalization of mediated cultures, and the emergence of the cultural public sphere all have led to attention being focused on cultural citizenship theories in describing citizenship participation of cyberspace users.  In this paper, using the method of ethnographic ...  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
Applying the Method of Conversational Analysis in Interpersonal Communication; Communication Analysis of Elementary School Student Dialogue

H. Khaniki; F. Noorirad

Volume 12, Issue 3 , June 2020, , Pages 179-207


  Dialogue as an important communication action, is one of the topics that has been less addressed in the field of communication science and most of the research has been done in the area of mass communication. Meanwhile, doing research in the field of human and interpersonal communication with a case-by-case ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Family, friends and strangers: Women networking in the field of modern handicrafts

H. Raghfar; Z. Shafiei

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 97-130


  The popularity of the network concept has increased dramatically, its importance for entrepreneurial activities has become increasingly recognized, and in a way, it can be said that it has become fashionable. Recent studies of the new economic sociology on the subject of women's entrepreneurship also ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
The Naturalistic Settings and Socially Construction of Peace and Friendship in the Iranian Nowruz Ritual

D. Gharayagh Zandi; S. Makouee

Volume 12, Issue 2 , July 2019, , Pages 1-22


  As an Iranian tradition, the Nowruz ritual constituted based on the natural order and foundation. It may also be rooted in the social characteristics. Accordingly, it sets a context for peace and friendship in-between the human and the nature, as well as among the humans. The foundation is established ...  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
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

Social Sciences and Communications
Analyzing Hollywood’s Animations Movies with Training Approach

H. Bashir; J. Javaheri

Volume 10, Issue 1 , April 2017, , Pages 87-116


  Today, one of the most influential and popular media production in the world in terms of the impact on education and training of children and adolescents, is animation movies especially those that are made in Hollywood. Since these 3D Animation movies have been created, these kind of products have been ...  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
The requirements of cultural changes through fame in cyberspace

M.A. Taleghani; S. Sharifi; M. Shahnoshi; R. Ebrahimzadeh Dastjerdi

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


  Managing cultural changes in the virtual space is inevitable since it is a place of conflict between power flows, especially the reputation system. Achieving desirable and sustainable cultural changes requires attention to changeability requirements. It means that ignoring these requirements can affect ...  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 21 June 2024


  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
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