Volume 15, Issue 36 (6-2015)                   2015, 15(36): 205-228 | Back to browse issues page

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jalalian H, namdari F, pashazadeh A. Effects of Rural Tourism on Rural Development: Hajij Village in Kermanshah. Journal of Applied researches in Geographical Sciences. 2015; 15 (36) :205-228
URL: http://jgs.khu.ac.ir/article-1-2290-en.html
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Nowadays most of the countries have chosen the tourism as a development strategy for the rural areas. The Hajij village with worthy natural, cultural and anthropological heritage has known as a tourism destination in Kermanshah province and west of Iran. In this research, the effects of tourism are studied in this village. The methodology is descriptive-analytic method. The necessary data were collected through both library and field methods. The population of this study equals to 180 persons- based on Cochran Table- including the 130 residents, 15 local governors and 35 visitors were selected by simple random method. Research tools include a researcher made questionnaire which its validity was confirmed based on the collective opinion of the universities professorchr('39')s and experts of executive organizations. The reliability of the questionnaire was calculated at 0.867 using Cranach’s alpha test based on 20 pretesting. Data analysis was held by factor analysis in SPSS 21 software. The research findings showed that there are six main factors among 30 variables which interpret 70 percent of the variance of the tourism effects the most important is physical- facilitator effects. Moreover, the positive effects were %65.8 and the negative ones were %34.2 based on factor analysis.
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Accepted: 2016/07/5 | Published: 2016/07/5

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