Urban social and cultural welfare
A systematic literature review on community relocation in the historic urban contexts

M. Azarnoush; E. Esfanjari Kenari; A. Ghaffari; A. Pereira Roders

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 529-544


  Community relocation could be voluntary or forced, but such change in the composition of inhabitants can endanger the historic urban context and its cultural significance. So, finding the answer to these questions is crucial: What are the main factors for relocation in historic urban contexts, and are ...  Read More

Urban social and cultural welfare
Dimensions of social resilience in urban areas

E. Jalalian; E. Nasiri Hendekhaleh; N. Ezadbin

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 237-252


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Social resilience is one of the ways to reduce social problems and is a factor for the success of social welfare programs, increasing trust and social capital; therefore, in recent years, more attention has been paid to the issue of social resilience. The present study deals ...  Read More

Urban social and cultural welfare
Forming a unique identity derived from cultural values hidden in the collective memories of citizens

Gh. Motalebi; A. sedaghati

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 241-250


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The city is not just about appearance. People are present and live with architectural and urban spaces. The changes of Bojnord city after becoming the provincial capital have had many and sometimes destructive effects on the city. The issue of bad identity of cities is not ...  Read More

Urban social and cultural welfare
The Relationship between dimensions of glass ceiling and organizational commitment of women employees

F. Forootan Eghlidi; F. Karimi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 27-34


  The aim of the present study was to determine the relationship between the dimensions of glass ceiling and the organizational commitment of women employees at University of Isfahan, which was conducted by a correlational-type descriptive method. The study population consisted of the women employees working ...  Read More

Urban social and cultural welfare
Indoor air quality monitoring in urban areas using Smart Sensing Technology

P. Partheeban; R. Rani Hemamalini; B. Shanthini

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 311-320


  Recently, indoor air quality has attracted the attention of policymakers and researchers as a critical issue like that of external air pollution. Indoor air quality is more important as people spend time longer indoors than outdoors. Indoor environments are closed compared to external environments providing ...  Read More

Urban social and cultural welfare
Potential site selection in ecotourism planning using spatial decision support tool

Z. Nisa

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 251-258


  Northern areas of Pakistan have blessed with extremely beautiful natural landscapes, waterfalls, glaciated mountains, biodiversity rich valleys and forests and have extraordinary potential for ecotourism. Study is designed to propose potential sites for ecotourism in Kohistan, which is a least developed ...  Read More

Urban social and cultural welfare
Cultural Relativity of Moral Precepts

K. Fatehi; k. Teymournejad

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 189-198


  The foundation of most intellectual discourse is Western-centric to the exclusion of other views. This includes ideal patterns of social interaction, preference for aesthetic, accepted norms and values, and the concepts of dignity, respectability, morality and ethics. Such a position is culturally myopic. ...  Read More

Urban social and cultural welfare
Changes in socio-economic and health condition of rehabilitated slum dwellers in Kolkata, West Bengal

M.H. Askari; K. Gupta

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 117-122


  The cancerous spread of slum has been a rampant problem in urban areas worldwide. The acute shortage of housing facilities compels the poor to live in slums. Proper rehabilitation is considered as a very essential remedial measure to provide better living environment to slum peoples. This study is an ...  Read More

Urban social and cultural welfare
Cultural implications of business strategy-making

K. Fatehi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 31-36


  The central issue in strategy formulation and implementation process, or strategy-making, is the identification of environmental forces and the preparation of a plan of action to deal with them. This necessitates scanning the environment for gathering information. Environmental scanning should enable ...  Read More