Volume 20 (2022)
Volume 19 (2021)
Volume 18 (2020)
Volume 17 (2019)
Volume 16 (2018)
Volume 15 (2017)
Volume 14 (2016)
Volume 13 (2015)
Volume 12 (2014)
Volume 11 (2013)
Volume 10 (2012)
Volume 9 (2011)
Volume 8 (2010)
Volume 7 (2009)
Volume 6 (2008)
Volume 5 (2007)
Volume 4 (2006)
Volume 3 (2005)
Volume 2 (2004)
Volume 1 (2003)
The Relationship between Feminism Tendencies with Self-objectification, thin Ideal Internalization and Gender Identity in Female Students, Islamic Azad University of Sabzebvar

Neda Nasr; Ali Mohammad Naemi

Volume 17, Issue 3 , October 2019, , Pages 469-486


  The current study aims to investigate the relationship between feminism tendencies, self- objectification, thin ideal internalization and gender identity in female students of Islamic Azad University of Sabzebvar (2018). This study was conducted by correlation-descriptive method. The population of this ...  Read More

Women's Studies
The Enigma of “Mothering” in Feminist Theory and its Paradigm Shifts

Maryam Rafatjah; Abu Ali Vedadhir; Shiva Alinaqian

Volume 16, Issue 4 , January 2019, , Pages 551-579


  The experiences of women from mothering are influenced by various living conditions and identities which are socially, economically and politically constructed. This paper reviews the viewpoints of different feminist epistemologies about the issue of “mothering” in terms of theory and practice ...  Read More

A Comparative-Historical Study of the Position of ‘Family’ in Feminist Thought and Islamic Viewpoint; with Emphasis on ‘Rules’

Qaesm Zaeri

Volume 10, Issue 4 , March 2012, , Pages 5-36


  Feminist thought has always challenged the Islamic viewpoint. A majority of feminists believe that ‘family,’ is a source of oppression against women, and is essentially, the main way of reproducing male dominance. Part of the feminist argumentation, highlights itself through the form of criticism ...  Read More

A Review of Gender-Role Theories
Volume 4, Issue 14 , September 2006

  "Gender role" is one of the fundamental terms in gender-related discussions. In recent decades the social scientists and in particular the feminists have investigated the formation of gender roles and as a result, several theories have been formed to explain this phenomenon. Having reviewed a set of ...  Read More

Volume 1, Issue 7 , November 2003

  Empowerment is a multi-staged process in which women’s growing awareness of their inner needs and wants strengthens their confidence and ability to implement their goals. This research studies the factors related to women’s empowerment. The theoretical framework is women’s empowerment for participation ...  Read More

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2003

  The history of Iranian cinema has links to gender relations. The changes that Iranian cinema has experienced in area of gender are indicator of social evolution. In this study, forms of gender relations in Iranian films can be explained through tradition and modernity. Based on content analysis, this ...  Read More

Volume 1, Issue 6 , June 2003

  This article considers women’s struggle as a part of the social movement emphasizing classical and modern perspectives. It also attempts to examine the factors which are inhibiting women, forcing them to call for change of their conditions. In the 90s, social movement thinkers emphasized the interaction ...  Read More

Volume 1, Issue 6 , June 2003

  Common futures in the definitions of new social movements, allow us to call the ongoing process among Iranian women a “social movement”. This movement is distinguished by women challenging legal inequality among men and women and other deficiencies in different aspects of their life. To understand ...  Read More

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2003

  Globalization is an encompassing phenomenon, which has created challenges for all of humanity. The family, as a social institution, has experienced some transformations brought about by globalization. The issue under study in this paper examines the potential impact of globalization on the family and ...  Read More