Research Paper
Towards Liberalization: A Study of Indian Experience, 1947–1991
1. Towards Liberalization: A Study of Indian Experience, 1947–1991

Mohammad Ali Mousavi; Tohid Asadi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 1-47

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2021.332814.1246

Abstract
  Following the independence of 1947, India adhered to a mixed model of nationalist and socialist policies in the early years, with protectionism and closed-borders attitude dominating ...  Read More
Research Paper
A Spiral of Distrust: Contingencies of US Decisions in 1978–79 and the Emergence of an Anti-American Path in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Foreign Policy
2. A Spiral of Distrust: Contingencies of US Decisions in 1978–79 and the Emergence of an Anti-American Path in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Foreign Policy

Mohammad Samiei; Janice Webster

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 47-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2022.335584.1256

Abstract
  The anti-American inclination of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s foreign policy-making is well established, and the bitter aspects of the two nation’s history well known. ...  Read More
Research Paper
Financialization of the American Dream in the 21st Century in the US as a World Leading Country
3. Financialization of the American Dream in the 21st Century in the US as a World Leading Country

Maryam Shariat; Hassan Hosseini

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 85-132

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2022.332623.1245

Abstract
  American Dream is a national ethos of the United States, which was first coined by James Truslow Adams in the 20th century, meaning everyone should have the opportunity to reach what ...  Read More
Research Paper
Determinants of the intention of Iranian people to accept the changes of social welfare under the imposed sanctions
4. 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

http://dx.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
Research Paper
A Theoretical Treatise on the Role of American Think Tanks in US Relations with the Muslim World: An Exploration into the Ideational Structures of American Exceptionalism and Orientalism
5. A Theoretical Treatise on the Role of American Think Tanks in US Relations with the Muslim World: An Exploration into the Ideational Structures of American Exceptionalism and Orientalism

Hakimeh Saghaye-Biria

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 157-191

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2022.329976.1237

Abstract
  As a theoretical treatise, the present article brings to light the applicability of constructivism to the study of think tanks as ideational agents actively participating in the construction ...  Read More
Research Paper
Russia and Hamas after 2006: Realities of a Questionable Relationship
6. Russia and Hamas after 2006: Realities of a Questionable Relationship

Hassan Ahmadian; Barari Khodayar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 193-223

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2022.334274.1249

Abstract
  This article aims at examining Russia's relations with the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) and Moscow's motives and goals for the establishment and enhancement of those ties. We ...  Read More