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The border towns of Baneh and Sardasht, located in two provinces of West Azerbaijan and Kurdistan, are dependent on the informal economy due to geographical and environmental characteristics and the backwardness of the formal economic sectors. Following the growth of this type of economy,...

Author(s)
Shamai, A.; Akbari, E. A.; Movahed, A.; Ahmadi, A.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2018, 13, 43, pp Pe323-Pe342
Abstract

Until now, a large number of studies on tourism in rural regions have concentrated on the recognition of its positive and negative impacts on economic, social, cultural, and environmental dimensions. However, considering the different views held by local people of the impact of tourism, few studies ...

Author(s)
Bayat, N.; Badri, S. A.; Rezvani, M.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Rural Research, 2018, 9, 3, pp En480, Pe481-Pe492, En493-En494
Abstract

This article examines how the development of rural tourism as an economic-cultural activity has caused the sustainability/unsustainability of rural settlements during 1375-1390. Data were gathered from field work and library research. Fieldwork data were collected from a sample of 20 households and ...

Author(s)
Lotfi, H.; Moradi, A.; Khalifeh, E.; Haghigimotlagh, Z.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2017, 11, 37, pp 119-133
Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the role of rural tourism in the sustainable development of rural communities in Marivan city located in Kurdistan province. The population of the research consisted of 453 persons composed of local people, government experts, and tourists. Results showed that the...

Author(s)
Bahrami, R.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2016, 11, 34, pp 101-113
Abstract

This research is descriptive-analytical in nature and uses a case study method to investigate the impacts of tourism on rural development in the village of Baraghan in Savojbolagh county, Tehran province. The research employed an indicator approach to examine the tourism status of the village and...

Author(s)
Poor, M. J.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Rural Research, 2011, 2, 5, pp 33-62