Framing; Recognition and Application as a Guiding Concept in the Social and Political Sciences

Document Type : Conceptual paper (Political Sociology)


Asistant Professor of Political Sciences at Imam Sadiq University


Framing is a familiar concept but with a scattered history in several fields of the humanities and social sciences, which seems can be widely used in socio-political studies in the case of a conceptual-operational revision. In this paper, after conceptual rethinking of the term in several theoretical contexts, and especially in the media domain, the author strived to present a consistent and uniform understanding of it to the reader and provide it at the level of a powerful guide concept for social and political research by reviewing the types, strategies, models, and consequences of the framing.


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Volume 8, Issue 2
October 2021
Pages 1-17
  • Receive Date: 09 April 2019
  • Revise Date: 06 May 2019
  • Accept Date: 20 June 2019