IR in Iran and South Africa: A Comparative Study
IR in Iran and South Africa: A Comparative Study

Homeira Moshirzadeh; Karen Smith

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2022

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2023.351629.1324

Abstract
  As the self-image of International Relations as a “hegemonic discipline”, under the influence of the American IR community, is questioned and challenged, the issue of “others” ...  Read More
Netanyahu’s Rhetoric on Iran: Securitization or Sincere Expression of Fear
Netanyahu’s Rhetoric on Iran: Securitization or Sincere Expression of Fear

Mohammad Soltaninejad

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2022

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2022.347209.1313

Abstract
  Studies on securitization theory have neglected the fact that securitization is in place only when it is proven that expression of fear is insincere. A number of indicators can be retrieved ...  Read More
Iran's Position in Geopolitical Competition between China and India: Emphasizing the Role of Chabahar
Iran's Position in Geopolitical Competition between China and India: Emphasizing the Role of Chabahar

Moein Barzegarzadeh zarandi; Qiuomars Yazdanpanah Dero; Javad Etaat

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2022

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2023.348411.1317

Abstract
  The geopolitical competition between India on one hand and the China-Pakistan axis, on the other hand, have made various researchers investigate the different, unknown, and influential ...  Read More
Migration to Kharej: Dreamed Expectations of Iranian Migrants vs. Experienced Actualities of Living Abroad
Migration to Kharej: Dreamed Expectations of Iranian Migrants vs. Experienced Actualities of Living Abroad

Keven Joshua Glöckner; Shaho Sabbar

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 135-165

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2022.339334.1283

Abstract
  The growing number of migrants from Iran to the Western World during the past decades represents opportunities as well as challenges for both migrants and host communities. One of the ...  Read More
The Remote Higher Education over COVID-19 Pandemic: the Case Study of Provisions and Priorities of the University of Tehran's Official Website
The Remote Higher Education over COVID-19 Pandemic: the Case Study of Provisions and Priorities of the University of Tehran's Official Website

Saeed Mohammadi; Zohreh Kharazmi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 255-294

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2022.335432.1253

Abstract
  The COVID-19 pandemic brought instructional and administrative possibilities and problematics in higher education internationally. In such conditions, the developing countries suffered ...  Read More
Determinants of the intention of Iranian people to accept the changes of social welfare under the imposed sanctions
Determinants of the intention of Iranian people to accept the changes of social welfare under the imposed sanctions

Ehsan Rasoulinezhad; Jinsok Sung

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 133-156

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2022.332029.1242

Abstract
  This research seeks to answer the question “what factors affect Iranian people’s adaptation to the changes in their social welfare under the imposed sanctions?” To ...  Read More
The Construction of Islamic Feminism in Iran: A Critical Discourse Analysis on Zanan and Zanan-e-Emruz Magazines
The Construction of Islamic Feminism in Iran: A Critical Discourse Analysis on Zanan and Zanan-e-Emruz Magazines

Zohreh Nosrat Kharazmi; Zinat Motahari; Hannaneh Nosrat Kharazmi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 733-771

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2021.326604.1232

Abstract
  Islamic feminism is one of the movements that developed in reaction to the revival of political Islam in post-Islamic Revolution Iran (1979). The present study attempts to seize the ...  Read More
Orientalist Framing of Post-Revolutionary Iran: A Study of Iranian-American Memoirs
Orientalist Framing of Post-Revolutionary Iran: A Study of Iranian-American Memoirs

Elham Kadkhodaee; Zeinab Ghasemi Tari

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 809-840

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2021.332132.1243

Abstract
  Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979 and the deposition of the pro-American Pahlavi regime in Iran, an interest in the country as a mythical, complex, and conflict-ridden place has ...  Read More
EU Economic & Financial Sanctions against Iran and their Human Rights Implications
EU Economic & Financial Sanctions against Iran and their Human Rights Implications

Roxana Niknami

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 471-504

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.303333.1151

Abstract
  Since the advent of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, the country has been continuously subject to severe sanctions by the Western countries, especially the United States. In all these ...  Read More
Persian-Language Media overseas as the Western Tools of Public Diplomacy: Framing COVID-19 Pandemics in Iran by VOA and BBC
Persian-Language Media overseas as the Western Tools of Public Diplomacy: Framing COVID-19 Pandemics in Iran by VOA and BBC

Zohreh Kharazmi; Saeed Mohammadi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 1-36

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.308749.1171

Abstract
  The coronavirus pandemic has attracted the international media since the first infection was identified in Wuhan, China in late 2019. Despite the similar frames all around the world, ...  Read More
Congressional Foreign Policy Actors on the Two Iran Banking Sanction Laws during the Obama Administration
Congressional Foreign Policy Actors on the Two Iran Banking Sanction Laws during the Obama Administration

Mohammad Ali Mousavi; Marzieh Javadi Arjmand

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 687-730

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.245680.1040

Abstract
  The United States and Iran as former allies turned into adversaries after the Islamic Revolution of 1979. Since then the United States has tried to contain Iran as a state ...  Read More
The Jewish Community in Contemporary Iran: A New Analytic Approach
The Jewish Community in Contemporary Iran: A New Analytic Approach

Monica Mereu

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 763-787

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.304193.1156

Abstract
  This paper takes a broad and novel approach to analysing the Iranian Jewish community of Iran, both as a distinct group and as a constituent part of Iran’s wider population ...  Read More
Medical Tourism Opportunities: Iran as a Destination Country for Azerbaijani Medical Tourists
Medical Tourism Opportunities: Iran as a Destination Country for Azerbaijani Medical Tourists

Kambiz Mokhtari; Mohammad Mohammadzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 789-837

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.300095.1140

Abstract
  The medical tourism industry comprises a combination of tourism and medical services and has attracted the attention of most developed and developing countries during the ...  Read More
Sport behind Public Diplomacy; Functional Components of Sport Diplomacy in Iran
Sport behind Public Diplomacy; Functional Components of Sport Diplomacy in Iran

Arash Dousti; Reza Saboonchi; Mahdi Shariati Feizabadi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 379-407

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.287479.1116

Abstract
  The purpose of this study is to identify the role of sport as a soft power for Iran to facilitate its diplomatic relations after the nuclear deal. The research method used in this study ...  Read More
Iran and Security Complex in the Persian Gulf
Iran and Security Complex in the Persian Gulf

Fatemeh Shayan

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 45-73

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.276060.1094

Abstract
  This article enters into the debate on the link between security and identity by looking at the security context in the states surrounding the Persian Gulf, particularly Iran. Earlier ...  Read More
Knowledge Politics of the American Academia on Women’s Citizenship in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Islamoromic vs. Islamoveritic Understandings
Knowledge Politics of the American Academia on Women’s Citizenship in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Islamoromic vs. Islamoveritic Understandings

Zohreh Nosrat Kharazmi; Saied Reza Ameli

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 573-603

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.261623.1061

Abstract
  Islam’s view on the status of women has been among the controversial topics in the American universities in recent decades. The rise of the political Islam and its embodiment ...  Read More
The Different Layers of Islam in Interaction with Politics: a Comparative Analysis of Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey
The Different Layers of Islam in Interaction with Politics: a Comparative Analysis of Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey

Mohammad Samiei

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 383-406

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.69037

Abstract
  This study attempts to assess the different ways through which Islam as a religion can impact politics. In fact, the notion that is collectively labeled as Islam and its re-interpretation ...  Read More
Iran and Egypt: Emotionally Constructed Identities and the Failure to Rebuild Relations
Iran and Egypt: Emotionally Constructed Identities and the Failure to Rebuild Relations

Mohammad Soltaninejad

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 483-506

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.69041

Abstract
  Nearly four decades after Iranian-Egyptian diplomatic relations were severed, the two countries are yet to restore them. This is a result of the predominance of certain negative emotional ...  Read More
A Comparative Study of Historical Cultural Exchange between Iran and Ethiopia
A Comparative Study of Historical Cultural Exchange between Iran and Ethiopia

Amirbahram Arabahmadi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 549-572

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.69043

Abstract
  Iran and Ethiopia have had bilateral relations for almost two thousand years. These relations were accompanied by cultural exchanges among the people, resulting in the acceptance of ...  Read More
Political Culture and Iran`s Foreign Policy: A Comparative Study of Iran`s Foreign Policy during Ahmadinejad and Rouhani
Political Culture and Iran`s Foreign Policy: A Comparative Study of Iran`s Foreign Policy during Ahmadinejad and Rouhani

Amir Mohammad Haji Yousefi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 225-245

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.238014.1013

Abstract
  Political culture represents a society`s widely held, traditional values and its fundamental practices; foreign policy decision makers tend to make policies that are compatible with ...  Read More
Analyzing the Consequences of the UAE Creating Artificial Islands in The Persian Gulf (Considering the Copenhagen School)
Analyzing the Consequences of the UAE Creating Artificial Islands in The Persian Gulf (Considering the Copenhagen School)

Ahmad Jalinoosi; Saeedeh Moradifar

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2017, , Pages 281-313

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2017.242117.1030

Abstract
  In recent years, the United Arab Emirates has begun creating artificial islands in the Persian Gulf. These actions have sparked many concerns throughout the region, particularly from ...  Read More