Research Paper
Obama’s Counterterrorism Policy and the Washington Post’s Editorials: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Media-State Interaction
1. Obama’s Counterterrorism Policy and the Washington Post’s Editorials: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Media-State Interaction

Saeid Reza Ameli; Touraj Shiralilou

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 445-481

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.266827.1069

Abstract
  American mass media’s relation with the US government in foreign policy decision-making has been the subject of numerous studies in the interdisciplinary field of political ...  Read More
Research Paper
Fiction and Politics of Islamophobia: A Case Study of Greg Hrbek’s Not on Fire, but Burning
2. Fiction and Politics of Islamophobia: A Case Study of Greg Hrbek’s Not on Fire, but Burning

Seyed Mohammad Marandi; Seyed Habib Mousavi; Zeinab Ghasemi Tari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 483-516

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.286634.1113

Abstract
  Islamophobia is defined as a closed-minded hatred, fear or prejudice toward Islam and Muslims that result in discrimination, marginalization, and oppression. This phenomenon was strengthened ...  Read More
Research Paper
Baraza, The Space of Public Life in Stone Town of Zanzibar
3. 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
Research Paper
Weapons of Mass Destruction in Context; Investigating the Links between Militarization and Godlessness of Modern Politics
4. 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
Research Paper
An Investigation of World-System Theory and Globalization in the Rama Novels by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee
5. 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
Research Paper
A Visual Framing Analysis of French and US Political Cartoons on Trump's Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal
6. A Visual Framing Analysis of French and US Political Cartoons on Trump's Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal

Hadi Dolatabadi; Zeinab Ghasemi Tari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, Pages 605-647

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.289255.1119

Abstract
  The present study examines how Trump’s unilateral withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8, 2018 was framed in political cartoons published in the ...  Read More