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1. Palpebral hidrocystoma.

Author(s) : Agharbi, F. Z.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2019 Vol.33

2. Filmic gendered discourses in rural contexts: the case of the Camino de Santiago (Spain).

Rural areas have turned into multifunctional areas. They satisfy different economic and social requirements; among these, they are consolidating their position as film production locations. Becoming a film location ensures visibility and provides new forms to access sustainable economic...

Author(s) : Lopez, L.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2020 Vol.12 No.12 ref.108

3. World Heritage tourism triggers urban-rural reverse migration and social change.

We show that tourism to a World Heritage Area generates economic opportunities in nearby rural communities, sufficient to reverse migration to the city. To carry out this test, we used an isolated region with a simple economic structure and a newly declared WHA, and analyzed economic constraints,...

Author(s) : Buckley, R.; Shekari, F.; Mohammadi, Z.; Azizi, F.; Ziaee, M.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : Journal of Travel Research 2020 Vol.59 No.3 pp.559-572 ref.52

4. Intangible cultural heritage as a tool for community empowerment: a case study of the Date Palm Festival in Siwa Oasis, Egypt.

This paper investigates how minority communities may be empowered through safeguarding their intangible cultural heritage, and developing internal and external values. A newly initiated festival called Date Palm Festival is used as a trigger for the community to recognize their heritage as...

Author(s) : Kamal, A. M.

Publisher : Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey

Journal article : Ottoman: Journal of Tourism and Management Research 2019 Vol.4 No.1 pp.361-377 ref.many

5. Rural second homes and their impacts on rural development: a case study in east Iran.

Previously, rural tourism has developed due to population growth, urbanization, development of transportation, and communication routes. In this context, rural second homes (RSHs) are considered as one of the main instruments of permanent and temporary residency tourism. This study intended to...

Author(s) : Hajimirrahimi, S. D.; Esfahani, E.; Acker, V. van; Witlox, F.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2017 Vol.9 No.4 pp.531 ref.66

6. Sustainable development of the social sphere in Kazakhstan.

This article shows the social sphere, consisting of a set of industries that create a different product in the material form of advantage, and intangible, which ultimately provide for the needs of the individual: education, health, culture and sports, passenger transport and communication. Under...

Author(s) : Azmukhanov, K.

Publisher : Academic Publishing House Researcher, Sochi, Russia

Journal article : European Researcher. Series A 2018 Vol.9 No.4 pp.270-278 ref.9

7. The analysis social security and its impact on tourism development. case study: Sarab-e Harsam, a tourism target village in West Islam Abad.

Nowadays, security is considered as the most important principle in developing a strategy for tourism development in the world. Security and tourism are parameters of an equation that have a direct relationship with one another. The purpose of this study is to investigate and evaluate the impact of ...

Author(s) : Sarban, V. H.; Bakhtar, S.; Khoshraftar, A.

Publisher : University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran

Journal article : Rural Development Strategies 2019 Vol.5 No.3 pp.Pe383-Pe395, En6 ref.12

8. Current Slovak countryside and agriculture.

The countryside seeks its future. It is growing the importance of housing predominantly in suburban municipalities and recreation and services linked to tourism in another municipalities. However, agricultural use of this area remains unsubstitutable from natural resources preservation point of...

Foreign Title :Súčasný slovenský vidiek a pol'nohospodárstvo.

Author(s) : Buchta, S.

Publisher : Výskumný Ústav Ekonomiky Pol'nohospodárstva a Potravinárstva, Bratislava, Slovakia

Journal article : Ekonomika Pol'nohospodárstva 2020 No.1 pp.70-78 ref.16

9. Analysis of the characteristics of traditional rural constructions for animal corrals in the Adriatic-Ionian area.

The purpose of the present study is a comparative analysis of the characteristics of traditional rural constructions constituted by temporary settlements for animal corrals, employed for vertical transhumance or nomadic pastoralism, spread over the mountain regions of three different Countries of...

Author(s) : Picuno, C. A.; Laković, I.; Roubis, D.; Picuno, P.; Kapetanović, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2017 Vol.9 No.8 pp.1441 ref.25

10. Agricultural heritage conservation, tourism and community livelihood in the process of urbanization - Xuanhua Grape Garden, Hebei Province, China.

Tourism can be an important strategy for conserving traditional agricultural systems and potentially enhancing livelihoods of hosting communities. The intricate and complex relations between agricultural heritage conservation, tourism and community livelihoods are examined at a GIAHS site in China. ...

Author(s) : Su MingMing; Sun YeHong; Wall, G.; Min QingWen

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research 2020 Vol.25 No.3 pp.205-222 ref.44

11. Rural transformation in Liberia: strategies for civil society participation.

Rural transformation involves a dynamic structural, cultural and economic transition of rural areas to a more economically viable society. This encourages the reduction of inequality, eradication of poverty and enhancement of the living conditions of rural dwellers. Rural areas from the...

Author(s) : Apeh, C. C.; Onyekuru, A. N.; Offorma, J. T.; Akogwu, C. I.

Publisher : Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria

Journal article : International NGO Journal 2020 Vol.15 No.1 pp.1-6 ref.14

12. Special Issue: Sport and documentary.

This special issue presents three case studies of documentaries on sport, dealing specifically with the history of baseball, football-related racism and violence, and women's sport, respectively.

Author(s) : Vogan, T.; Cole, C. L.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal issue : Journal of Sport & Social Issues 2020 Vol.44 No.6 pp.499-549

13. Diversification of rural areas in Poland in terms of level of living.

In the study, the two methods of linear ordering of objects - the Hellwig pattern and the TOPSIS (Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to an Ideal Solution) - were used for the evaluation of the rural areas in the voivodeships of Poland in 2014 in terms of the level of living. As the...

Author(s) : Sompolska-Rzechula, A.

Publisher : Latvia University of Agriculture, Jelgava, Latvia

Conference paper : "Economic science for rural development". Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference, Jelgava, Latvia, 27 - 28 April 2017 2017 pp.182-189 ref.14

14. Cross-site analysis of perceived ecosystem service benefits in multifunctional landscapes.

Rural development policies in many Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries promote sustainable landscape management with the intention of providing multiple ecosystem services (ES). Yet, it remains unclear which ES benefits are perceived in different...

Author(s) : Fagerholm, N.; Torralba, M.; Moreno, G.; Girardello, M.; Herzog, F.; Aviron, S.; Burgess, P.; Crous-Duran, J.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Graves, A.; Hartel, T.; Măcicăsan, V.; Kay, S.; Pantera, A.; Varga, A.; Plieninger, T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Global Environmental Change 2019 Vol.56 pp.134-147 ref.105

15. Rural tourism spatial reconstruction model from the perspective of ATV: a case study of Mufu Township, Hubei Province, China.

This research argues that rural tourism areas can be divided into three kinds of spatial organizations, i.e., attractions (A), towns (T) and villages (V), and aims to address the increasingly serious problems of rural spatial disorders and ecological damage in the tourism-oriented urbanization...

Author(s) : Tao Hui; Huang ZhiHui; Ran FeiXiao

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2018 Vol.10 No.8 pp.2675 ref.55

16. Exploring the gradient: the economic benefits of 'nearby' schools on rural communities.

Little is known about the socioeconomic impacts of the presence or absence of schools on local communities. In other words, are communities better off with or without a local school in or near its community center? In one of the few studies on this, Lyson (2002) argued that the presence of schools...

Author(s) : Sipple, J. W.; Francis, J. D.; Fiduccia, P. C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Rural Studies 2019 Vol.68 pp.251-263 ref.45

17. Issues and impacts of urbanization on the village of south 24 Parganas, West Bengal: an ethnographic study.

Urban anthropology deals with the social and cultural processes in urban areas as well as cities. Contemporary issues of urban anthropology include rural-urban migration, demography, effects of urbanization among cultural pluralism and practical urban problems. The presents paper depicts the issues ...

Author(s) : Moumita Gupta; Tanusree Polley; Abhijit Das; Jaydeep Mondal

Publisher : Anusha, Nellore, India

Journal article : International Journal of Innovative Studies in Sociology and Humanities 2019 Vol.4 No.6 pp.8-14 ref.10

18. Issues and challenges.

This chapter outlines a number of issues and challenges facing the field of policy making, practice and research in leisure, sport and tourism. Those issues and challenges include: disruptive technologies; globalization; climate change; economic growth; social inequality; terrorism; harriedness;...

Author(s) : Veal, A. J.

Book chapter : Leisure, sport and tourism, politics, policy and planning 2017 No.Ed.4 pp.391-401 ref.many

19. Why India's urbanization is hidden: observations from "rural" Bihar.

In the developing world, processes of urbanization sometimes remain hidden in official statistics and urban populations are thought to be substantially misread. This article aims to better understand why that happens in urbanizing rural India. It situates hidden urban growth within a framework of...

Author(s) : Duijne, R. J. van

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2019 Vol.123 pp.104610 ref.90

20. Remembering Jim Crow, again - critical representations of African American experiences of travel and leisure at U.S. National Park sites.

There is a growing awareness of the need for a more critical analysis of the centrality of race in discussions of stewardship of heritage resources. In this article heritage is examined through the lens of leisure, travel, and tourism with respect to race with a specific emphasis on U.S. National...

Author(s) : Jackson, A. T.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Heritage Studies 2019 Vol.25 No.7 pp.671-688 ref.42

21. Study on development countermeasures of folk tourism for Luzhuang Village in Beijing based on field investigation.

Rural folk tourism is one of tourism projects supported by Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development and is an important part of theoretical study and practical exploration. This article gives a comprehensive understanding of status quo of folk tourism development for Luzhuang Village,...

Author(s) : Yang PeiYu

Publisher : Journal Board of Journal of Landscape Research, Pawtucket, USA

Journal article : Journal of Landscape Research 2015 Vol.7 No.3 pp.55-56, 60 ref.6

22. Supporting and sustaining state-initiated women's empowerment: learning from a national programme in India.

State-led women's empowerment initiatives are usually indifferent to the tensions between the processes of transformation they initiate at the grassroots and the intermediary support structures they create to sustain empowerment. Drawing on the experiences of Mahila Samakhya, a programme initiated...

Author(s) : Ankur Sarin; Chand, V. S.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Journal of International Development 2019 Vol.31 No.5 pp.374-392 ref.44

23. The quest for rural sustainability in Russia.

Rural depopulation and the disappearance of villages in rural Russia occurred as part of the historical process of urbanization and industrialization. Rural depopulation also occurred for structural reasons having to do with village location, and for behavioral reasons whereby villagers react to...

Author(s) : Wegren, S. K.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2016 Vol.8 No.7 pp.602 ref.81

24. The Danube-an instrument for sustainable development of rural tourism. Case study: southern Dobrogea plateau.

The rural environment of Southern Dobrogea has a diverse natural landscape and cultural heritage. The aim of this study is to define the specific activity of rural tourism along Danube river, between Ostrov and Ghindăreşti villages, as a solution for sustainable development of local communities...

Author(s) : Popescu, M.; Gruia, R.; Țane, N.

Publisher : Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania

Journal article : Lucrări Ştiinţifice, Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agricole Şi Medicină Veterinară a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol 2019 Vol.21 No.3 pp.210-217 ref.24

25. Analysis of social networks, social interactions, and out-of-home leisure activity generation: evidence from Japan.

This article analyses the connection between social networks, social interactions and out-of-home leisure activity generation in the context of Japanese society. A multilevel structural equation modelling approach is used to account for the hierarchical structure of the data. At the ego-alter...

Author(s) : Parady, G. T.; Katayama, G.; Yamazaki, H.; Yamanami, T.; Takami, K.; Harata, N.

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Transportation 2019 Vol.46 No.3 pp.537-562 ref.42