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

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

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
A Critique of Ziba Mir-Hosseini’s Humanistic Ethic of Social Justice
A Critique of Ziba Mir-Hosseini’s Humanistic Ethic of Social Justice

Tim Michael Orr

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 645-680

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.369212.1399

Abstract
  Ziba Mir-Hosseini employs feminist theory and global human rights principles to promote and implement legal changes to Islamic law to achieve gender equality. She proposes the pursuit ...  Read More
Five Decades after the Coup: Revisiting Chilean-Iranian Relations under the Pinochet Regime (1973-1980)
Five Decades after the Coup: Revisiting Chilean-Iranian Relations under the Pinochet Regime (1973-1980)

Renato Velez Castro

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 681-711

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.368874.1396

Abstract
  2023 marked the 50th anniversary of the US-backed military coup that overthrew the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende in Chile, and installed a military junta led ...  Read More
Reflections on Cultural Imperialism: Iran’s Discourse of Misery (badbaxti)
Reflections on Cultural Imperialism: Iran’s Discourse of Misery (badbaxti)

Navid Zarrinnal

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 713-740

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.368829.1395

Abstract
  This article examines the theme of cultural imperialism through a case-study of change in nineteenth-century intellectual discourse. It analyzes an Iranian intellectual discourse, which ...  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
Spatial Analysis of Presidential Elections in Iran, the Case of the 2017 Elections
Spatial Analysis of Presidential Elections in Iran, the Case of the 2017 Elections

Qiuomars Yazdanpanah Dero; Saba Sofizade

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 447-475

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.366335.1386

Abstract
  Electoral geography is often considered a major branch of behavioral geography, which takes into account certain political functionalities. This analysis is particularly important in ...  Read More
Iran's Response to U.S. Non-Compliance with ICJ Decisions
Iran's Response to U.S. Non-Compliance with ICJ Decisions

Faramarz Yadegarian; Mahdi Firoozabadian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 503-545

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.367662.1389

Abstract
  After establishing its jurisdiction in the case of the violation of the 1955 Treaty of Amity between Iran and the United States (hereafter U.S.) on February 3, 2021, the International ...  Read More
Ukraine War as Fought on Iran’s X
Ukraine War as Fought on Iran’s X

Ehsan Shahghasemi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 573-607

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.369923.1402

Abstract
  When the war broke out in Ukraine, this eastern European country started a successful resistance that pinned down the Russian army in many regions and created a stalemate that has sparked ...  Read More
Identification of Strategic Elements of Sports Diplomacy based on Soft Power in Expanding Iran's International Relations with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates
Identification of Strategic Elements of Sports Diplomacy based on Soft Power in Expanding Iran's International Relations with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates

Arash Dousti; Reza Saboonchi; Zohreh Sabzi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 317-352

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2024.363318.1371

Abstract
  The main goal of the research was to Identification of strategic elements of sports diplomacy based on soft power in expanding Iran's international relations with Qatar and the United ...  Read More
The Effects of Western Sanctions on Iranian and Russian Energy Economics: Evidence from Scenario Planning Method
The Effects of Western Sanctions on Iranian and Russian Energy Economics: Evidence from Scenario Planning Method

Ehsan Rasoulinezhad; Inna Kirilkina

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 1-29

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2023.363059.1367

Abstract
  Economic sanctions, involving trade restrictions imposed by one country or a group of countries against another, come in various forms, such as tariffs, trade barriers, and import/export ...  Read More
Britain’s Mechanism of Tolerance in the AASR’s Role Sharing: Case Study of UK-US Conflict of Interests in Iran
Britain’s Mechanism of Tolerance in the AASR’s Role Sharing: Case Study of UK-US Conflict of Interests in Iran

Sam Mohammadpour; Mohammad Reza Saeidabadi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 637-672

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2023.361099.1358

Abstract
  WWII and its consequences served to bring a new era of extensive cooperation between the United Kingdom and the United States, leading to the birth of the Anglo-American special relationship ...  Read More
The Global Prevalence of Internet Addiction in Adolescents Post-COVID-19 Period: Examining Iran's Situation
The Global Prevalence of Internet Addiction in Adolescents Post-COVID-19 Period: Examining Iran's Situation

Manijeh Firoozi; Ali Akbar Firoozi; Elaheh Karimi Riabi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 673-703

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2023.358588.1346

Abstract
  The widespread use of the Internet has led to both beneficial and detrimental impacts on adolescents and young adults worldwide. Understanding the factors that contribute to these effects ...  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
Trust in Modern Medical Institution from the Perspective of COVID-19 Patients in Iran
Trust in Modern Medical Institution from the Perspective of COVID-19 Patients in Iran

Mahdi Hoeeinzadeh Yazdi; Reyhane Sadat Gerami; Zeinab Aalami

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 499-537

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2023.355209.1341

Abstract
  With the COVID-19 outbreak, it appears that social research to better understand how people react to epidemics, particularly this one, is a necessity. A lesser-known societal feature ...  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
A Framing Analysis of News Coverage Regarding Iran’s Nuclear Deal: The Case of CNN and Fox News on Iran post-JCPOA (2015-2018)
A Framing Analysis of News Coverage Regarding Iran’s Nuclear Deal: The Case of CNN and Fox News on Iran post-JCPOA (2015-2018)

Hamid Reza Dashti; Zeinab Ghasemi Tari

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 241-280

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2021.313474.1181

Abstract
  This paper intends to examine the way in which major American media have framed Iran's Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the JCPOA). Following the nuclear agreement between the Islamic ...  Read More
Nuclear Deal and Iran Unfreezing; the Case of the International Crisis Group
Nuclear Deal and Iran Unfreezing; the Case of the International Crisis Group

Saeid Reza Ameli; Atefeh Toghyani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 281-318

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.272872.1082

Abstract
  Negative socio-psychological repertoire about adversary exists in many societies plunged in conflicts. The challenge is how to make the structure of the society more flexible for a ...  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