Navigating Sociopolitical Intricacies: Iran's Energy Transition Pathways Amidst Global Transformations
Navigating Sociopolitical Intricacies: Iran's Energy Transition Pathways Amidst Global Transformations

Alireza shikh Mohammadi; Sakineh Hashemi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.367504.1388

Abstract
  The global energy transition towards low-carbon systems has brought to the fore the underexplored sociopolitical dynamics shaping transition pathways in fossil fuel-dependent developing ...  Read More
Beyond Sanctions: The Resistance Economy as the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Policy Discourse for Economic Independence
Beyond Sanctions: The Resistance Economy as the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Policy Discourse for Economic Independence

Sina Emami

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 171-201

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.371398.1408

Abstract
  This article covers the emergence of resistance economy in the Islamic Republic of Iran within the context of international sanctions, arguing that this policy ought to be understood ...  Read More
Beyond Territorial Colonization: A Study of Orientalist Self-Perceptions among Iranians
Beyond Territorial Colonization: A Study of Orientalist Self-Perceptions among Iranians

Shaho Sabbar; Saeed Mohammadi; Zeinab Ghasemi Tari

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 609-644

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.371527.1410

Abstract
  While Iran was never formally colonized by Western powers, it’s governing regimes before the Islamic revolution were loyal to both the East and the West;  the country was ...  Read More
Successes and Setbacks of the Islamic Republic of Iran's Positive Balancing with Brazil
Successes and Setbacks of the Islamic Republic of Iran's Positive Balancing with Brazil

Elaheh Nourigholamizadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 741-783

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.371483.1409

Abstract
  Formal relationship between Iran and Brazil commenced in 1903 with the signing of the Treaty of Friendship and Commerce. Since then, their bilateral relations have been shaped by political ...  Read More
From Empires to Systems and Back to Empires? System Paradigm in the Intellectual Traditions of Iran, China and Russia
From Empires to Systems and Back to Empires? System Paradigm in the Intellectual Traditions of Iran, China and Russia

Oleg Pakhomov

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 785-807

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.368510.1394

Abstract
  This paper is an attempt to reconsider the legacy of universalism of traditional empires from the perspective of systems theory. In the West, the system ideas were already present in ...  Read More
Oil Issue and Discursive Shifts in Iranian Politics (1942-1952)
Oil Issue and Discursive Shifts in Iranian Politics (1942-1952)

Homeira Moshirzadeh; Mohammad Hosein Khanlarkhani

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 395-446

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.368201.1393

Abstract
  Following the invasion of the allied forces in September 1941, chaos and crisis characterized the Iranian socio-political life for more than a decade. The “issue of oil” ...  Read More
Economic Resilience in Challenging Times: A Crossroads of Russia's Experience and Prospects for Iran
Economic Resilience in Challenging Times: A Crossroads of Russia's Experience and Prospects for Iran

Ehsan Rasoulinezhad; Parisa Sabri

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 805-833

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2023.361967.1360

Abstract
  significance, as they have grappled with enduring economic and political sanctions imposed by Western powers. Over time, both Iran and Russia have confronted a series of sanctions targeting ...  Read More
France-U.S. Negotiations on Iran Sanctions during the 1979 Hostage Crisis (Based on France’s Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Declassified Archived Documents)
France-U.S. Negotiations on Iran Sanctions during the 1979 Hostage Crisis (Based on France’s Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Declassified Archived Documents)

Farhad Forughi; Rouhollah Hosseini

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 411-437

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2023.354969.1339

Abstract
  One of the most critical issues in Iran's foreign policy is European countries' foreign policy toward the Iran-US crisis. The hostage crisis in Tehran on November 4, 1979 (Aban 13, ...  Read More
Pilgrimage and Conflict Resolution: The Case of Interpersonal Contact between Iranians and Iraqis in the Arbaeen Walk
Pilgrimage and Conflict Resolution: The Case of Interpersonal Contact between Iranians and Iraqis in the Arbaeen Walk

Zeinab Ghasemi Tari; Elham Kadkhodaee

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 539-565

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2023.356468.1344

Abstract
  Given the history of conflict between Iran-Iraq (1980-1988), the present paper investigates whether interpersonal contact between Iranians and Iraqis, through religious tourism, has ...  Read More
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, , Pages 197-238

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, , Pages 305-341

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, , Pages 343-369

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; Saeid 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