Economic Relations of Japan with Iran and Saudi Arabia -A Comparative Study
26. Economic Relations of Japan with Iran and Saudi Arabia -A Comparative Study

Nahid Pourrostami; Zahra Kalhor; Sadough Golshan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 287-319

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.248999.1044

Abstract
  This study aims at comparing the economic relations of Japan with Iran and with Saudi Arabia. The comparison of these two relations is important as Iran and Saudi Arabia are leading ...  Read More
Institutional Analysis of Corruption Configurations in South-West Asian Countries: A Fuzzy-Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)
27. Institutional Analysis of Corruption Configurations in South-West Asian Countries: A Fuzzy-Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)

Masoueh Mahmoudian; Aliasghar Firozjayan; Mohammadreza Taleban

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 305-343

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.288546.1117

Abstract
  Considering corruption as one of the chronic harms of the administrative system, and the social factor affecting economic growth, the present study sought to explain, for the first ...  Read More
A Qualitative Content Analysis of US Foreign Policy towards Cuba during Barack Obama’s Administration: Hegemony or Leadership?
28. A Qualitative Content Analysis of US Foreign Policy towards Cuba during Barack Obama’s Administration: Hegemony or Leadership?

Mohammad Ali Mousavi; Elaheh Nourigholamizadeh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 445-481

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.69040

Abstract
  The United States’ relations with Cuba are rooted in the US intervention in the process of Cuba’s independence from Spain in the 1890s. The US preserved its interest-based ...  Read More
Baraza, The Space of Public Life in Stone Town of Zanzibar
29. Baraza, The Space of Public Life in Stone Town of Zanzibar

Naimeh Rezaei

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 517-549

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.291125.1123

Abstract
  One of the most important elements of public space in Stone Town of Zanzibar is the baraza. The baraza is the place where people sit, meet, talk, and even rest. In its simplest form, ...  Read More
Obama’s “Pivot to Asia” Policy (2011- 2016): the Case of China
30. Obama’s “Pivot to Asia” Policy (2011- 2016): the Case of China

hassan hosseini; Mohammad Ali Mousavi; Mohammad khosh Haikal Azad

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 633-674

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.257644.1056

Abstract
  Politicians and scholars have stated that the 21st century is the century of Asia and China. This paper explains the essence of the new changes, especially when the Pivot was announced ...  Read More
The Fourth World and Politics of Social Identity in Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Trilogy
31. The Fourth World and Politics of Social Identity in Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Trilogy

Maryam Masoomi; Fatemeh Bornaki; Ali Salami

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 731-761

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.296221.1133

Abstract
  With the advent of the 21st century, the way characters and identities interact under the influence of dominant powers has brought a new world into existence, a world dubbed ...  Read More
The Rise of the Military and the Prospects of Politico-Economic Developments in Egypt
32. The Rise of the Military and the Prospects of Politico-Economic Developments in Egypt

Javad Sharbaf; Mohammad Abdolkhani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2017, , Pages 85-112

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2017.62281

Abstract
  Although the 2011 uprisings in Egypt led to the fall of Hosni Mubarak, they have not yet been able to change the nature of the country’s political system. A year after the country’s ...  Read More
Human Rights Diplomacy: Case Study of Brazil
33. Human Rights Diplomacy: Case Study of Brazil

Mohammad Reza Dehshiri; Mohammad Hossein Neshastesazan

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 87-125

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.65220

Abstract
  Human rights diplomacy is considered as a consequence of globalization. While many norms and issues are extensively globalized, nonetheless they can be implemented based on cost and ...  Read More
VoA Special English for Persian Learners from the Perspective of Persian Speakers: A Critical Analysis
34. VoA Special English for Persian Learners from the Perspective of Persian Speakers: A Critical Analysis

Khadijeh Karimi Alavijeh; S. Susan Marandi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 109-159

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.278601.1099

Abstract
  Using modern, electronic technology to promote the culture and worldview of technology producers and to subjugate its consumers is the gist of what McPhail (2006) calls electronic colonialism ...  Read More
Social Factors in Cartoon Analysis through French Specialists
35. Social Factors in Cartoon Analysis through French Specialists

Jean-Claude Gardes; Nasrin Fakhri; Hadi Dolatabadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 255-279

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2017.242447.1033

Abstract
  Since their appearance, cartoons and their creators took interest in social and political facts and figures. Often a more direct witness than a text, cartoons were quickly transformed ...  Read More
Geopolitical Divergence in the League of Arab States from a Neorealist Point of View
36. Geopolitical Divergence in the League of Arab States from a Neorealist Point of View

Reza Simbar; Tohid Afzali; Mohsen Asgarian

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 321-353

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.241724.1025

Abstract
  The League of Arab States (also known as the Arab League) is well past its sixth decade of establishment. However, it has a long way to go to achieve the objectives enumerated in its ...  Read More
Hindu-Muslim Relationship in Bollywood in post 26/11: A Content Analysis of Movies (2008-2018)
37. Hindu-Muslim Relationship in Bollywood in post 26/11: A Content Analysis of Movies (2008-2018)

Maziar Mozaffari Falarti; Hamideh Molaei; Asra Karim

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 345-377

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.276334.1092

Abstract
  This study investigates the representations of Hindu-Muslim relationship in Bollywood movies from 2008 to 2018. It is assumed that after 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, which are known ...  Read More
Iran and Egypt: Emotionally Constructed Identities and the Failure to Rebuild Relations
38. Iran and Egypt: Emotionally Constructed Identities and the Failure to Rebuild Relations

Mohammad Soltaninejad

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

http://dx.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
Weapons of Mass Destruction in Context; Investigating the Links between Militarization and Godlessness of Modern Politics
39. Weapons of Mass Destruction in Context; Investigating the Links between Militarization and Godlessness of Modern Politics

Mohammad Samiei

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 551-578

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.281316.1103

Abstract
  Modern brutality, which found its culmination in using weapons of mass destruction (WMD) against humanity, is the dark side of the principal teachings of the Enlightenment. The great ...  Read More
Exploring the Role of Brands in Public Diplomacy
40. Exploring the Role of Brands in Public Diplomacy

Mohammad Ali Shirkhani; Issa Adeli

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 675-698

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.269216.1071

Abstract
  As international relations develop into a network-like arena, new public diplomacy receives more attention, both in research and in practice. At the same time, with the increasing role ...  Read More
The Jewish Community in Contemporary Iran: A New Analytic Approach
41. The Jewish Community in Contemporary Iran: A New Analytic Approach

Monica Mereu

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

http://dx.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
The Non-Aligned Movement and Nuclear Disarmament: Stance and Actions
42. The Non-Aligned Movement and Nuclear Disarmament: Stance and Actions

Hossien Sharifi Tarazkohi; Iman Khosravi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2017, , Pages 113-138

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2017.62282

Abstract
  The emergence of nuclear weapons as a new actor in international relations has introduced a new area in the international security arena. Since the appearance of these weapons, there ...  Read More
The Regional Context of Human Rights in the Middle East
43. The Regional Context of Human Rights in the Middle East

Seyed Hadi Borhani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 127-159

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.65221

Abstract
  Human rights situation in the Middle East (ME) is a central concern in contemporary political as well as academic discourses. There is a considerable amount of literature on the subject, ...  Read More
Discussion on Russia-Iran Bilateral Trade in the Modern Era with emphasis on Russia’s Economy
44. Discussion on Russia-Iran Bilateral Trade in the Modern Era with emphasis on Russia’s Economy

Jahangir Karami; Ehsan Rasoulinezhad; Shahab Alddin Shokri

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 161-198

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.272325.1079

Abstract
  This paper is an empirical attempt to investigate bilateral trade flow between Iran and Russia. To this end, we used statistical analyses on macroeconomic series over the period of ...  Read More
Analyzing the Consequences of the UAE Creating Artificial Islands in The Persian Gulf (Considering the Copenhagen School)
45. 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 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 281-313

http://dx.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
A Security Effective Structure for National Defense in the 21st Century
46. A Security Effective Structure for National Defense in the 21st Century

Qiuomars Yazdanpanah Dero

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 355-381

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.238126.1014

Abstract
  In accordance with human necessities and deep attention into security, research studies have today became an irrefutable necessity in this area. It is noted that traditional concepts ...  Read More
Sport behind Public Diplomacy; Functional Components of Sport Diplomacy in Iran
47. Sport behind Public Diplomacy; Functional Components of Sport Diplomacy in Iran

Arash Dousti; Reza Saboonchi; Mahdi Shariati Feizabadi

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

http://dx.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
A Comparative Study of the Principles of Fair Proceeding in Iran with Tax Litigation patterns in the United States, Britain, France and Germany
48. A Comparative Study of the Principles of Fair Proceeding in Iran with Tax Litigation patterns in the United States, Britain, France and Germany

Hossien Norouzi; Sajjad Hushmandi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 507-548

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.69042

Abstract
  One of the most important economic topics in every country is considering tax issues as a way of increasing the government's income through attracting public confidence by observing ...  Read More
An Investigation of World-System Theory and Globalization in the Rama Novels by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee
49. An Investigation of World-System Theory and Globalization in the Rama Novels by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee

Zohreh Ramin; Hooshmand Hedayati

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 579-604

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.285224.1110

Abstract
  Noam Chomsky argues that only a meager percentage of the world, consisting of mainly large corporations and developed nations, prosper from globalization. As stated in Immanuel Wallerstein’s ...  Read More
Nation, Ethnicity and Religion; Second Generation Muslims’ Social Identity in Scotland
50. Nation, Ethnicity and Religion; Second Generation Muslims’ Social Identity in Scotland

Reza Bagheri

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 699-734

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.262498.1062

Abstract
  Existing evidence seems to indicate that Muslims in Scotland have constructed hyphenated or hybrid identities that draw on religion, ethnicity and nationality. However, minor attention ...  Read More