Volume 21 (2023)
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)
Women's Studies
Investigating the Effect of Glass Ceiling Beliefs on Women's Succession and Women's Leadership Style in Managerial Positions (Case Study: Hygienic Assistance of Medical Science University of Mashhad)

zahra rajae; maryam mehrparvar; mahya firouzian

Volume 20, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 45-68


  Women’s role in the development of today's societies depends directly on the goal of social and economic development. Thus it is a fundamental factor in the evolution of all human societies. This study aims at evaluating the effect of glass ceiling beliefs on women's succession and their leadership ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Sources of Conflict between Work and Family Roles and Its Coping Strategies: A Case Study of Employed Women in Tehran Municipality

Hajiieh Bibi Razeghi Nasrabad

Volume 20, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 131-164


  This study aims at identifying the areas of work-family conflict as well as the ways to balance work and family plans. Its approach is qualitative, and its methodology is based on phenomenology. The sample involves 27 women with children under 12, who work in Tehran Municipality. They are selected through ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Idea and action in gender politics: an investigation in Iran’s experience from 1891 to 1941

abolfazl delavari; Elahe Sadeghi

Volume 17, Issue 2 , July 2019, , Pages 223-255


  Although in general, politics in contemporary Iran have had patriarchal orientation, efforts and actions taken place regarding reforming women’s condition cannot be ignored. In this article, we have tried investigate the changes of orientations, factors and consequences of gender politics in Iran ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Conceptual model of women issue in the Discourse of the Islamic Revolution, A Case Study of Ayatollah Khamenei's thought system

atefe khademi; fateme taghizade

Volume 17, Issue 2 , July 2019, , Pages 257-277


  Addressing the issue of women in the body of knowledge often takes a network of their problems, and the generated knowledge is generally focused on the issues of this stratum as a case. That is, we are always faced with a range of findings focused on personal, family or social issues in relation to women's ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Semantic implications of hookah using among Baloch women (A qualitative study in Damen village of Iranshahr city)

Behrouz Roustakhiz; Atiyeh Azarshab; Emilia Nercissians

Volume 17, Issue 2 , July 2019, , Pages 279-301


  Unlike many previous studies that have been inspired by some kind of medical and pathological discourse to investigate the consequences of hookah and tobacco use on consumer’s health, the purpose of the present study is to understand the semantic implications of this phenomenon Among Baloch women ...  Read More

Women's Studies
The Relationship between Religiosity and High Risk Behavior in Single Life: A Quantitative Study of Yazd Women

Ahmad Kalate Sadaty; Hamid Hejazi; Elham Moradi Nezhad

Volume 17, Issue 1 , April 2019, , Pages 27-42


  Living single in Iran has an increasing trend. Single life experiences for women can bring lots of hazards. The objective of this research is to address the relationship between religious believes and high risk behavior among Yazd women. In the current study, we have used theories of social pressure ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Mothers' Experiences of Childcare Policy in Iran: A Phenomenological Study

Rahele Kardavani

Volume 17, Issue 1 , April 2019, , Pages 121-145


  One of the most important issues in social service patterns, as the central place in status of gender in the welfare state, is the situation of women in the labor market, and in particular is the policy of childcare for working mothers. This is problematic topic in various aspects of the family and society ...  Read More

Women's Studies
The Development of Women’s Studies Programs in View of the Gender Paradigm Shifts: A Process Tracing in the United States

Fatemeh Ghasempour; Zohreh Nosrat Kharazmi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , January 2019, , Pages 525-549


  The departments of Women’s Studies were established in 1970s in the United States. The quantities of the departments and the subjects they cover have increasingly grown during these years by a significant co-relation with the reality of change in women’s status. Women’s Studies are ...  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

Women's Studies
Stress and Violence against Women: A Qualitative Research

Hosein Bani Fatemeh; Mohammad Abbaszadeh; Mohammad Bagher Alizadeh Aghdam; Nayyer Mohammadpour

Volume 16, Issue 4 , January 2019, , Pages 581-602


  Violence against women is a major obstacle to the development of all societies. The violence can be seen in all forms of physical, economic, legal, social and cultural life both in the public and in private spheres. Considering the importance of the subject, this study has been conducted among 20 - 60 ...  Read More

Women's Studies
The Effect of Women Empowerment on the Democracy Development

Masoud Nikooghadam; Mohadese Gholizadeh Amirabad; Abdollah Khoshnoodi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , January 2019, , Pages 621-640


  In the twentieth century, with a new wave of political developments in many countries, the researchers sought to understand the preconditions necessary for the emergence and continuation of democracy. Meanwhile, "Modernization Theory" was given the highest empirical support for the realization of democracy. ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Study of Cultural Conceptualization of Marriage and Childbearing among Women in Tehran: with a Cognitive Sociolinguistics Approach

Emilia Nersessians; Ebrahim Fayaz; Leila Ardebili

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, , Pages 359-377


  Recent studies in the field of cognitive science on conceptual metaphor indicated that metaphor is not merely a linguistic phenomenon but it is essentially a conceptual-experimental process that constructs our mental world and is a means that reflects the origin of the cognitive structures of human thought. ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Identifying and Leveling the Barriers to Women's Promotion in Managerial Posts in Iranian Educational System based on Interpretative Structural Modeling

Meimanat Abedini Baltork; Sirus Mansoori

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, , Pages 397-414


  The purpose of this study is to identify the barriers to women's promotion in management position in Iranian educational system based on Interpretative Structural Modeling. The research method in present study is to identify the factors for categorizing based on qualitative approach as a case study. ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Vulnerability of Women to Natural Disasters: A Social Construct

Karam Habibpour Gatabi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, , Pages 457-481


  The present study uses feminist and critical theories to study the vulnerability of women in natural disasters in order to optimize the management of natural disaster risk with the aim of reducing their vulnerability. This research has a quantitative methodology using survey. Among 384 men and women ...  Read More

Women's Studies
The effects of social capital components on the empowerment of the women engaged in home businesses

Karim Naderi Mahdy; Hajar Vahdat Moadab

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018, , Pages 175-196


  This study is an applied research using qualitative research method. The purpose of this study is to analyze the effects of social capital components on the empowerment of rural women engaged in home businesses. The study area of this research is Razan County. The statistical population is the 460 women ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Women’s perception of female-only travel: functions, challenges and copping strategies in family

Neda Razavizadeh; Zahra Baradaran Kashani

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018, , Pages 295-318


  Tourism is known as a modern leisure activity in contemporary societies. However, like other leisure activities, there is not an equal access to that among social strata including classes and genders. Furthermore, middle class in Iran experiences a wide range of changes in values, behavioral patterns ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Empowering the women headed family with regards to policy making, an emphasis on 4th, 5th and 6th development plans

Mansoureh Zarean; Masoumeh Zarei; Atieh Honardoust

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018, , Pages 319-338


  This article is going to discover and explain the policies of 4th, 5th and 6th development plans on the empowering of the women headed family. Divorced women, widows, single and married women who their husbands are not able to work are meant by the women headed family. To empower this group of women, ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Fields and Domains of Decision-Making by Housewives; a Semantic Reconstruction of the Experiences and Understanding of Women In Sanandaj

Omid Qaderzadeh; Parivash Hoseini

Volume 16, Issue 1 , April 2018, , Pages 1-25


  The scope of power of housewives is subject to limitations due to their fragile and vulnerable position in the economic and social structures. One of the areas on the basis of which women’s empowerment could be assessed is the decision-making process in everyday life. The purpose of this research ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Identifying the Context of Designing a Model for Successful Social Integration of Offender Women: A Grounded Theory Approach

Zahra Mirhosseini; Mahsa Larijani

Volume 16, Issue 1 , April 2018, , Pages 51-78


  The present study attempts to investigate the social integration of prisoners via a grounded theory approach. It is aimed to explain a model for successful social integration of female offenders. In this qualitative study, the data were collected through in-depth semi-structured interviews with 21 women ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Qualitative investigation about the drug trafficking from the perspective of women smugglers in the central prison of Kerman

Amir Soltani Nejad; Adibeh Barshan; Amirsadra Asadi; Maryam Balvardi; Ali Sadei

Volume 16, Issue 1 , April 2018, , Pages 111-129


  Drug trafficking is one of the complex social problems of the present time. This is the cause of many social injuries and deviations. This phenomenon targets not only individual security but also national security of the community. In this research, the qualitative method has been used to recreate life ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Semantic reconstruction role of women in family enterprises (Case study of small and medium family businesses in Tehran Province)

Hossein Bani Fatemeh; Sattar Mohammadi Talvar; Hamza Nozari

Volume 15, Issue 4 , January 2018, , Pages 499-521


  This paper studies family businesses in the province of Tehran, by adopting a cultural approach in the context of economic sociology. It takes a qualitative approach. The data were collected using semi-structured interviews with 25 CEOs of family firms. In order to analyze the findings coding method ...  Read More

Women's Studies
An analysis of the impact of tourism expansion on subjective well-being of rural women (Case study: tourist targeted villages of Awraman Region of Sarvaabad)

Saadi Mohammadi; Marzieh Talati; Arkan Mohammadi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , January 2018, , Pages 569-595


  Nowadays, in order to build a jolly environment in the villages and achieve the subjective well-being of rural women who are isolated for social and economic reasons, given the great poverty and unemployment and the necessity to overcome these issues, the use of rural areas potentials for realization ...  Read More

Women's Studies
An analysis of the relationship between women’s employment and fertility rate in Iran

Mohammad Hassan Fotros; Maryam Najmi; Abbas Memarzadeh

Volume 15, Issue 3 , October 2017, , Pages 311-325


  One of the biggest developments of the recent decades has been dramatic women’s participation in social and economic fields, and in this regard, the relationship between women’s participation in the labor market as one of the important and influential factors in economic growth, and fertility ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Imam Khomeini and the construction of a female identity in the Islamic Revolution

Masoud Kosari; Amirali Tafreshi; Masoumeh Sadat Alavi Nekoo

Volume 15, Issue 3 , October 2017, , Pages 327-357


  The Islamic Revolution of Iran can be identified as the emergence of a discursive transformation in Iranian society. This revolution, not only was indicative of a discursive and semantic transformation in the context of the Iranian society, but also it was able to create a new sign and a new meaning ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Suicidal behavior among women of Abdanan: motivations and conditions

Akbar Zare Shahabadi; Mojtaba Shafiee Nejad; Javad Madahi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , October 2017, , Pages 427-446


  Suicidal behavior is defined as a non-fatal act wherein the person consciously and purposefully and without the interference of others, in order to achieve the desired changes, does self-painful and self-harmful acts, which is understood and interpreted in various ways by different people. The purpose ...  Read More