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
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

Women's Studies
Content analysis of women’s management and job promotion obstacles

Reza Esmaeil Pour; Hamid Reza Tafaghodi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , July 2017, , Pages 169-185


  The current paper aims to analyze the factors that prevent women’s job advancement and promotion in organizations. In this study, qualitative methodology and  Directed Qualitative Content Analysis approaches were applied, and 16 women of the municipal districts 2, 4, 13, 16, and 22 of Tehran ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Rural women's knowledge and social needs for the integrated watershed management in the Ghezel Tape Ali Gholi Village in the Zanjan Province

Esmail Karami Dehkordi; Roghayeh Babaee

Volume 15, Issue 2 , July 2017, , Pages 241-264


  Rural women play an important role in supporting their rural households' livelihoods and can significantly contribute to the sustainable natural resources management programmes. The current research aims to investigate rural women's livelihood activities and their related needs for enhancing their knowledge ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Women’s encounter with disruption of the tranquility in marital life

Susan Bastani; Shohre Rowshani; Nahle Gharavi Naeeni

Volume 15, Issue 2 , July 2017, , Pages 265-289


  The current study aims to investigate the way married women living in Tehran face with disruption of sense of tranquility in marital life. This research has been done using grounded theory method and deep interview technique. As a result of encounter with disruption of sense of tranquility, which is ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Gender and care ethics in feminist ethics

Mohammad Taghi Karami Ghahi; Mohsen Akhbari

Volume 15, Issue 1 , April 2017, , Pages 45-62


  Exploring the relationship between gender and ethics is the common concern of some feminist scholars. From this perspective, feminists criticize the traditional morality for ignoring the importance of cultural values as well as the moral experience of women with a view of patriarchy. Therefore, they ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Study women's leisure in rural community (Case Study: Hasan Abad village in the Delfan)

Zahra Farazizade; Mahbobe Babaei

Volume 15, Issue 1 , April 2017, , Pages 101-122


  The theme of leisure, spent by different groups of people, and its possible consequences, suggest new ways in human life. Leisure with all cultural, social, political and economic aspects, is important free time spent in different time periods and spaces by all groups of society in many ways. Understanding ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Comparative study of the women’s status in the Islamic countries of the Middle East and North Africa

Yaghoob Foroutan; Mina Shojaee

Volume 15, Issue 1 , April 2017, , Pages 123-147


  Women's status has experienced significant progress in most parts of the world in recent decades. However, the gender gap still exists in many countries. This study investigates the status of women in the Islamic countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region from a comparative perspective. ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Women's employment, marital happiness and tendency to divorce (Case study: Married people in Tehran)

Fateme Modiri; Ali Rahimi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , January 2017, , Pages 451-475


  This paper aims to study the effect of women's employment on family stability, and compares Dual-worker family with Single-worker family. Statistical population of cross-sectional survey consistes of married people in Tehran. 1736 samples were selected and analyzed. Multi-stage cluster sampling method ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Femininity typology and girl students (Case study: Students of Guilan University)

Ali Yaghoobi; Haniyeh Moghaddas Yazdi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , January 2017, , Pages 513-533


  The concept of femininity is similar to a social structure with varied notions in different time and backgrounds. This article aims to develop a typology of girl students of Guilan University. In the current study, semi-organized interviwes aiming for tageted sampling and qualitative methods are employed. ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Women and economic efficiency in the family based on a survey on Razavi conduct

Ali Hossein Hosseinzadeh; Marziyeh Shahryari; Maryam Farji Behbahanizadeh

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2016, , Pages 379-396


  In the family, women can benefit from the newest information and knowledge on various life subjects and use them to train other members of the family; they can also use the knowledge to replce new and optimal beliefs with the false ones thereby oncreasing the soci-cultural level of the family more than ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Comparative typology of victimization of Afghan and Iranian women residing in Mashhad

Abdolreza Javan Jaafary Bojnordy; Seyyed Mahdi Seyyedzadeh Sany; Mohadeseh Maldar Mohamad Hasanzadeh Mashhady

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 235-254


  Nowadays, victimization of women is very prevalent as a social problem. Among these are women who in addition to potential vulnerabilities, are more victimized for being migrants and minorities. The main objective of this study is to identify the types of victimization of Iranian and Afghan women refugees ...  Read More