Futures Studies of Political Currents in Islamic Republic of Iran

Maliheh Ramezani, Seyed Javad Emamjomezadeh, Seyed Amirmasod Shahramnia, Mohammad Rahim Eivazi


The political currents available in every political system play essential role in the history and evolution of societies. Therefore, knowing the current and future state and the factors affecting them is very important. Futures studies is the knowledge of analyzing, designing and forming of the future. Considering the spread of future studies and its comprehensive application in various political- social aspects of human’s life, this article aims to investigate the main driving forces which forming Iran’s political currents. This study applies an analytical-descriptive method following a futurical approach for analyzing the most important factors and driving forces that form the political currents in Iran. First, the Futures studies and Iran’s political currents are explored. Then by analyzing the driving forces influenced political currents, the importance and uncertainty of the factors are examined using a survey. This survey asks for experts’ views on the issue. Finally, by analyzing different views, the article tried to identify the main uncertainties in Iran’s political currents which are of importance in future changes.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n6p233

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