ARTICLES IN PERSIAN

"A Review of Parvin Paidar's 'Women and the Political Process in Iran' with an added commentary," Zanestan, 29 Mehr, 1386/October 2007.

"A Campaign for Equality and Democratic Culture," Women 4 Change, 6 Mehr 1386/October 2007.

"Gender-Based Affirmative Action and Quotas: The Case of Iran," Arash, Persian Monthly Review of Cultural and Social Affairs, No. 90, January-February, 2005, Paris, France.

"Iran after the Election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad," A Lecture for Etehad Jomhourikhahan, Paltalk, July 2, 2005.

"Perspectives on the Iranian Revolution," A Lecture for Etehad Jomhourikhahan, Paltalk, Februray 12, 2005.

"Capped Dowry Bill: An Unkind Bill Against Iranian Women," Iran Emrooz (www.Iran-Emrooz.de), January 20, 2005.

"The Call for a Referendum: A Test for the Iranian Political Opposition," Iran Emrooz (www.Iran-Emrooz.de), December 7, 2004.

"The Call for Khatami's Resignation: Opposition's Practical and Theoretical Weaknesses," Iran Emrooz (www.Iran-Emrooz.de), August 19, 2003.

"The Reformist Movement in Iran: A Balance Sheet." Mehregan, Vol. 11, No. 3-4, Autumn and Winter, 1381 (November 2000-January2003). Also published in Iran-Emrooz on http://www.iran-emrooz.de/, February 22, 2003.

"On the Rights of Secular Intellectuals and their Fate in the Islamic Republic," Iran-Emrooz, 22 Mordad 1381.

"The New Political Balance and Political Defections in the Reformist Movement in Iran," Mehregan, Vol. 10, No. 2, Summer, 2001. Also published in Iran-Emrooz on http://www.iran-emrooz.de/, October 18, 2001.

"Iran after Khomeini and its Prospect for Integration in the World Economy," Mehregan (An Iranian Journal of Culture and Politics), Vol. 9, No. 4, Spring 2001.

"Iran and Globalization in the First Decade of the Revolution," Mehregan (An Iranian Journal of Culture and Politics), Vol. 8, No. 4, Winter 2000.

"Self, Others, and the Iranian Intellectuals," Bukhara; A Review of Arts, Culture, and Humanities, Vol. 2, No. 7, August and September 1999.

"Looking Forward; Transition to Democracy in Iran," The Iranian, December 16, 1998. At http://www.iranian.com/Opinion/Dec98/Future/index.html.

"Iranian Women, Modernity, and Migration: Modern Social Attitudes among Iranian Immigrant Women," The Iranian Women's Studies Journal, No. 9, Summer 1998.

"Kiarostami's Views on Politics and Cinema in Iran," Par Monthly Journal, Vol. 13, No. 5 (149), May 1998.

"The Iranian Intellectuals and the West," Iran Nameh (A Persian Journal of Iranian Studies), Vol. 16, No. 1, Winter 1998.

"Modernity and Torture: A Review Essay," Mehregan (An Iranian Journal of Culture and Politics), Vol. 6, No. 4, Winter 1998.

"Creative Spectators and Reflective Cinema: An Interview with Award-Winning Director, Abbas Kiarostami," The Persian Book Review, Vol. 7, No. 28, Winter 1997-98.

"Science and Religion in the Context of Modernity in Iran," Negin, No. 4, August 1997. This article was written as an introduction to Reza Saberi's book, Essays on Science, Technology, Knowledge, and Religion, Washington, D.C., 1998.

"Is the Concept of Civil Society Applicable to Iran," Kayhan, No. 695, Feb. 1998. London,

"Revolution or Evolution in Light of Khatami's Election," Kayhan, No. 694, Feb. 1998. London.

"Self-Recognition through a Journey in Scientific History of Iran" Par Monthly Journal, No. 143, November 1997.

"Children in the Iranian Society and Culture," Three Part Series, Iran Times International, Vol. 27, Nos. 2-4, March 21-April 4, 1997

"Khatami's Election and the Growth of Civil Society in Iran," Kayhan, London, No. 677, Oct. 9, 1997.

"Stoning: An Anachronic Practice," Iran Times International, Vol. 27, No. 1358, October 1997.

"Iranians and the Immigrant Culture," A Conference Report, Goft-o-Gu (Dialogue), No. 13, Fall, 1996.

"Using a Persian Novel in a Sociology Class," Shahrvand , No. 303, May 9, 1997.

"Women and Public Transportation in Iran," Iran Times, January 3, 1997.

"The Iranian Second Generation: Implications for the First and Second Generation," A Conference Report, Par Monthly Journal, Vol. XI, No. 12, December 1996.

"The Immigrant Culture," A Conference Report, PAR Monthly Journal, November, 1996.

"Sanctions Against Iran: An Analysis," PAR Monthly Journal, Washington, DC, No. 112, June, 1995.

"Resolution 187 in California and the Question of Illegal Immigration in the U.S.," PAR Monthly Journal, Washington DC, No. 109, January, 1995.

"Mid-Term Elections in the U.S.: Revolution or Rejection?," Persian Journal for Science and Society, No. 113, December, 1995, Washington, D.C.

"Democracy in Iran: Obstacles and Prospects," PAR Monthly Journal, Washington DC, No. 101, June, 1994.

"Intolerance in the Iranian Culture," Kankash: A Journal of History and Culture, No. 10, Spring, 1994, New York.

"Sociological Characteristics of the Post-Revolutionary Iranian Press," Fasl-e Ketab (A Persian Book Review Quarterly), Nos. 12-13, Winter & Spring 1993, London, U.K.

"Iranian Culture: Secular? Religious? or National?," Arash, Persian Monthly Review of Cultural and Social Affairs, No. 23-24, January-February, 1993, Paris, France.

"Democracy and Existential Equality," Persian Journal for Science and Society, No. 100, December, 1992, Washington, D.C.

"Persian Language and Foreign Words," PAR Monthly Journal, Washington DC, Vol 7, No 11, 1992.

"Islamic Sociology or the Modernization of Islamic Social Thoughts," Kankash: A Journal of History and Culture, No. 8, Spring, 1992.

"Cultural Invasion as an Excuse for Political Repression," Persian Journal for Science and Society, No. 100, March, 1992.

"Iranian Immigrants in Japan: A General Survey," PAR Monthly Journal, Washington DC,Vol 6, No 10, 1991.

An extended review of E. Abrahamian's The Iranian Mojahedin, Fasl-e Ketab (A Persian Book Review Quarterly), Vol. 2, No. 2, London, Spring 1990.

"An Interview with an Executioner; On Making of an Evil Spirit," Persian Journal for Science and Society, Vol. 10, No. 75, August, 1989.

"Elimination of Ayatollah Montazeri and the Crisis of Leadership in the Islamic Republic," Persian Journal for Science and Society, Vol. 10, No. 73, May, 1989.

"Social Philosophy of Zoroaster," The Daneshkadeh; A_Journal of Culture and Human Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2, University of Tehran, Spring, 1975.

"Socialization of Children," The Child and Life, a series published in Nos. 87 to 90, 1974, Tehran.

Numerous articles on social problems and socio-political issues in different journals and weekly papers such as the Neday-e Haq, Junbesh and Iranshahr from 1970 to the present.