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This study examined the economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts of rural ecotourism in desert areas, in the villages of Dhbala Shirkooh, Yazd province, Iran. Data were obtained from a sample of 131 households. Results indicate some positive economic impacts due to the expansion of...

Author(s)
Masoum, M. G.; Baghiani, H.; Niksirat, M.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Geography and Environmental Planning, 2015, 26, 3, pp Pe131-Pe148
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of second home tourism on the quality of life of permanent residents in rural areas of Saidabad County in Ijrud Township. Data were collected from 216 households. The results show that tourism developments in the last decade have had positive ...

Author(s)
Bigdeli, A.; Einali, J.; Rabet, A.; Abbasi, F.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2018, 13, 42, pp 199-216
Abstract

The aim of this article is to explore the second home development effects on the permanent resident's life in rural areas. Despite different effects of these houses, it has focuses on physical effects that occur in the Baraghan district in Savojbolagh Township. There are a variety of physical and...

Author(s)
Dadvarkhan, F.; Zamani, H.; Masum, M. G.; Asheri, S.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Rural Research, 2013, 4, 2, pp Pe277-Pe299, En9
Abstract

The goal of this study was to identify the types of relations between Astara and surrounding villages and analyse the underlying elements of rural-urban links. The study covered 62 villages, which comprises 38% of all the villages. Results suggested a decrease in migration from villages to the...

Author(s)
Rokhsarzadeh, E.; Poorfeykoei, A.; Ghoreshi, M.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2016, 11, 35, pp 1-16
Abstract

Rural areas in the central part of Noshahr (Iran) have experienced extensive land use change, especially concerning agricultural lands, in recent years. To understand the land use system complexity, the factors affecting land use change and predict future land use, a scenario analysis was applied....

Author(s)
Ghadami, M.; Shabani, M.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Journal of Urban-Regional Studies and Research, 2014, 5, 20, pp 105-126 (Pe), 21-24 (En)
Abstract

The aim of the present study is to examine second home tourism and its social impacts in Ziarat village. Questionnaire data were collected from 384 residents. The results show that among 11 indexes, 8 indexes of social impacts are related to second-home tourism development. Second-home tourism is...

Author(s)
Sharifinia, Z.; Estelaji, A.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2018, 13, 42, pp 69-84
Abstract

The present study investigates the effect of the architectural style of second homes on the physical development of rural settlements in Kelardasht town. This study is functional in term of purpose, and is descriptive-analytic in terms of method and nature. To gather data, the documentary research...

Author(s)
Anabestani, A.; Amar, T.; Kaviani, S.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2016, 11, 34, pp 33-52
Abstract

The main goal of this study is to investigate whether second home tourism improves the quality of life of local residents in rural areas of Rudbar-e Qasran (Shemiranat County, Tehran province, Iran). Results reveal that second home tourism has improved the rural quality of life in the realms of...

Author(s)
Rezvani, M. R.; Badri, S. A.; Sepahvand, F.; Roonizi, S. R. A.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Journal of Urban - Regional Studies and Research, 2012, 4, 13, pp 23-40