Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor of Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabatabai University

2 Master of Information Systems Management, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran


The purpose of this study is to draw a map of anti-corruption science. For this purpose, in the first step, the glossary of anti- corruption was determined to better understand this category .Then the ISI database and related sites were selected as the source of data extraction. In order to extract the anti-corruption science map from "ISI", steps were taken in five steps: 1. designing the search field 2. Doing the search based on the designed search field 3. Analyzing the search results 4. Designing the sub-domain communication intensity matrix Subject matter 5. Using hierarchical clustering algorithm to draw a map of anti-corruption science. Findings show that the map of anti-corruption science map includes 26 main thematic areas, Which are divided into 10 more general categories, of which 5 are map areas and 5 are independent areas. Based on the main and sub-thematic areas obtained, using the UCINET software, a map of anti-corruption science was drawn.