Volume 20 (2022)
Volume 19 (2021)
Volume 18 (2020)
Volume 17 (2019)
Volume 16 (2018)
Volume 15 (2017)
Volume 14 (2016)
Volume 13 (2015)
Volume 12 (2014)
Volume 11 (2013)
Volume 10 (2012)
Volume 9 (2011)
Volume 8 (2010)
Volume 7 (2009)
Volume 6 (2008)
Volume 5 (2007)
Volume 4 (2006)
Volume 3 (2005)
Volume 2 (2004)
Volume 1 (2003)
Rural Development
Analysis of effective factors on identifying entrepreneurial opportunities among rural women of Kermanshah county

Mahtab Valizadeh; Nematollah Shiri; Mojgan Khoshmaram

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 June 2022

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2022.339102.1008164

Abstract
  Abstract The low rate of economic participation and entrepreneurial activities of rural women has made it important to try to promote entrepreneurial businesses among them. Whereas the starting point for starting a business is opportunity recognition, and the process of identifying entrepreneurial opportunities ...  Read More

Women's Studies
The effects of job empowerment on food security of rural female-headed households under supervision of the Welfare Organization

Kayvan Shoja Chaghervand; Alireza Poursaeed; Maryam Omidi Najaf Abadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2022.347365.1008248

Abstract
  Introduction: The empowerment has been known as controlling decision making about his or her life and ability for interventions in all their life challenges (Baig et al., 2018). Women empowerment can improve sustainability in development fields (Akhter & Cheng, 2020). Empowerment conception not only ...  Read More

The role of science and technology parks in creating jobs for rural women(Case study: Sistan and Baluchestan Science and Technology Park)

Hassan Afrakhteh; somayeh azizi

Volume 18, Issue 3 , October 2020, , Pages 407-429

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2020.306721.1007870

Abstract
  In recent years, development has been emphasized from another perspective using a knowledge-based approach. This kind of view requires the creation of growth centers and technology parks in different areas. The main purpose of establishing technology parks is to promote science and technology in the ...  Read More

Investigating the Process of Accepting the Crisis Situation in Rural Areas with an Emphasis on the Gender Role of Women

Masoumeh Esmaeily

Volume 18, Issue 2 , July 2020, , Pages 239-262

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2020.286106.1007689

Abstract
  In the process of accepting the crisis situation, people can experience a more pleasant feeling and play a more prominent role in creating family, work and social settings. This research was conducted with the aim of examining the process of accepting the crisis situation in rural areas with an emphasis ...  Read More

Investigating the Impact of Gender Inequality on the Rural Women Participation (Case Study: Golmakan and Radekan Rural District of Chenaran Township)

Tahereh Sadeghloo; Shadi Khoub; Shirin Sahebi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 23-53

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2020.291192.1007738

Abstract
  In today's world, the acquisition of a socially affiliated personality and getting out of the circle of personal activities is essential for development. Therefore, the participation of women as an important part of the developmental force is significant and gender inequality, as one of the most important ...  Read More

Exclusion from the Education and Reproduction of Gender Inequality: A Narratives Analysis of Women's In Dehgolan Villages

Hossein Daneshmehr; Kamal Khaleghpanah; Soheyla Zandi Sarabsoure

Volume 18, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 105-129

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2020.294971.1007772

Abstract
  The present study seeks to address rural women's narratives of gender inequality in field education. This study, while interpreting their subordinate positions, explores women's narratives of the status of education-gender relations and the factors that make up the field of education and gender inequality ...  Read More

Investigating Effective Constructs on Improving Participation of Rural Women in Promoting Household Food Security

Hossein Shabanali Fami; Fatemeh Jafari; Moslem Savari; Mohammad Shokati Amghani; Mahsa Motaghed

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, , Pages 603-630

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2020.281605.1007641

Abstract
  This research was conducted with the general purpose of investigating the effective constructs on improving the participation of rural women in promoting household food security. The statistical population of the study included all rural women in Tarom Olia (N = 10796) out of which 398 people were selected ...  Read More

Study and Comparison of Psychological Empowerment Indices of Rural and Urban Women in Crisis

Somayeh Kazemian; Fahimeh Fadakar Davarani; Maryam Seifi

Volume 17, Issue 3 , October 2019, , Pages 349-368

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2020.286143.1007690

Abstract
  The psychological empowerment of women is a process in which women are empowered cognitively and behaviorally to organize their personal, family and social life. This research was conducted to compare psychological empowerment indices in rural and urban women. The population of this study is consisted ...  Read More

Survey of Consequences of Men’s Migration on Situation of Left-behind Women in Rural Areas (Case Study: Mashhad County)

Atena Vatankhah Noghani; Maryam Ghasemi

Volume 17, Issue 3 , October 2019, , Pages 413-438

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2020.270913.1007540

Abstract
  Migration is one of the most prevalent and effective social phenomena that may cause some changes in population structure, consequently, lead to socioeconomic changes especially in relation to gender. Thus, the migration is naturally a gender process. The present research seeks to analyze the consequences ...  Read More

Analysis of Effective Barriers to Women's Entrepreneurship Development in Rural Tourism (Case Study: Oraman Region, Sarvabad County)

Saadi Mohammadi; Jaleh Mohammad Sharifi

Volume 17, Issue 3 , October 2019, , Pages 439-468

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2020.275033.1007581

Abstract
  The present paper seeks to identify the obstacles and problems that women's rural entrepreneurs faced in the Oraman region of Sarvaba County. This is considered as one of the important hubs of rural tourism in the country. The aim of the research is to remove the barriers to create an appropriate entrepreneurship ...  Read More

The lived experience of women survivors of self-immolation in Kohnani district of Kohdasht city

Rahman Bagheri; daruish rezapour; esfandiar ghafarinasab

Volume 17, Issue 2 , July 2019, , Pages 325-348

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2019.271017.1007541

Abstract
  Suicide is one of the social injuries in various societies, which is done in a variety of ways; self-immolation is one of the most painful of these practices. The aim of this paper was to the lived experience of women survivors of self-immolation in Kohnani district of Kohdasht city, which during the ...  Read More

Rural Development
Role of Identity, Gender Stereotype and Self-efficacy on Rural Women’s Participation in Social, Economic and Political Activities

Masoud Yazdanpanah; Kazhal Khedri; Masoumeh Forouzani; Masoud Baradaran

Volume 16, Issue 4 , January 2019, , Pages 603-619

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2019.262499.1007461

Abstract
  The aim of this study was to investigate the factors influencing women’s participation in social, economic, and political activities in rural areas of Likak city. Target population of this study is active rural women of 15 to 64 years old in Likak city. Based on Morgan table, 300 women were ...  Read More

Women's Studies
The effects of social capital components on the empowerment of the women engaged in home businesses

Karim Naderi Mahdy; Hajar Vahdat Moadab

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018, , Pages 175-196

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2018.246253.1007315

Abstract
  This study is an applied research using qualitative research method. The purpose of this study is to analyze the effects of social capital components on the empowerment of rural women engaged in home businesses. The study area of this research is Razan County. The statistical population is the 460 women ...  Read More

Geography
Editing the Strategies for Psychological Empowerment of Women in Rural Areas using Strategic Management Tools (SWOT-QSPM)

Maryam Ghasemi; Lida Alizadeh; Elham Ghandehari

Volume 16, Issue 1 , April 2018, , Pages 79-109

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2018.245090.1007300

Abstract
  Empowerment is the linking point between development and women which is closely connected to continuous improvement, competency enhancement, behavioral changes, and development of women’s performance. It is considered as a part of establishing the concept of development. As the focal point in the ...  Read More

Women's Studies
An analysis of the impact of tourism expansion on subjective well-being of rural women (Case study: tourist targeted villages of Awraman Region of Sarvaabad)

Saadi Mohammadi; Marzieh Talati; Arkan Mohammadi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , January 2018, , Pages 569-595

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2017.239962.1007256

Abstract
  Nowadays, in order to build a jolly environment in the villages and achieve the subjective well-being of rural women who are isolated for social and economic reasons, given the great poverty and unemployment and the necessity to overcome these issues, the use of rural areas potentials for realization ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Rural women's knowledge and social needs for the integrated watershed management in the Ghezel Tape Ali Gholi Village in the Zanjan Province

Esmail Karami Dehkordi; Roghayeh Babaee

Volume 15, Issue 2 , July 2017, , Pages 241-264

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2017.62356

Abstract
  Rural women play an important role in supporting their rural households' livelihoods and can significantly contribute to the sustainable natural resources management programmes. The current research aims to investigate rural women's livelihood activities and their related needs for enhancing their knowledge ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Study women's leisure in rural community (Case Study: Hasan Abad village in the Delfan)

Zahra Farazizade; Mahbobe Babaei

Volume 15, Issue 1 , April 2017, , Pages 101-122

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2017.61989

Abstract
  The theme of leisure, spent by different groups of people, and its possible consequences, suggest new ways in human life. Leisure with all cultural, social, political and economic aspects, is important free time spent in different time periods and spaces by all groups of society in many ways. Understanding ...  Read More

Rural Development
Factors affecting rural women’s health related quality of life in West Islam Abad Township

Rohollah Rezaei; Sepideh Norozi; Gholamreza Mojaradi; Leila Safa

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 181-202

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2016.59199

Abstract
  Today, Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) is an important indicator of development; however, due to the greater vulnerability, HRQOL level of women is lower than men, especially in rural regions. This problem has doubled the necessity to investigate and identify the factors affecting HRQOL. Given ...  Read More

Women's Studies
investigating factors related to rural womens’ participation in family poultry activities in Maragheh County

Ali shams; Halimeh Razmi; Mohammad- Hossein Shahir

Volume 13, Issue 4 , January 2016, , Pages 549-566

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2015.58135

Abstract
      Production of family poultry is one of the activities which women in the villages participate and several factors effect on their participation in these activities. The purpose of this descriptive- correlational study was to investigate factors related to the participation level of ...  Read More

Rural Development
Investigating the role of women in rural animal husbandry production system (attitude, motives, and barriers of participation) in Charuymaq County/Iran

Ali Shams; Nazilla Nabizadeh; Hosein Shabanali Fami

Volume 13, Issue 3 , October 2015, , Pages 439-453

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2015.56340

Abstract
  Any economic development planning of rural regions needs an initial investigation of rural women's role in the production system, hence the purpose of this descriptive- survey study was to investigate rural women's role in animal husbandry activities. The statistical population consisted of all rural ...  Read More

Women's Studies
Viewpoints of Rural Women on Effect of Social Capital Components on their Empowerment (Case study: Hassan- Khan Village, Ghorveh Township)

Rohollah Rezaei; Shima Zareei

Volume 12, Issue 2 , August 2015, , Pages 287-304

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2014.52360

Abstract
  Regarding the undeniable role of women in the process of rural development on the one hand and their inappropriate situation in terms of the most indices of rural development on the other hands, rural women’s empowerment is essential. Meanwhile, many researchers and scholars believe that social ...  Read More

Entrepreneurship
The impact of personal characteristics on rural women entrepreneurs’ success in Hamedan Province

Ahmad Yaghoubi Farani; Atieh Soleymani

Volume 13, Issue 1 , April 2015, , Pages 113-130

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2015.55209

Abstract
  Today, women play an important role in rural area and their capacities in entrepreneurship and employment can enhance rural economics development. Accordingly, the present study seeks to identify the personal haracteristics of rural women and investigate the effect of  this characteristics on entrepreneurial ...  Read More

Entrepreneurship
Measuring factors affecting Female entrepreneur's business performance in rural areas of Mianeh County

Gholamhossein Hosseininia; Ahmad Yaghoubi Farani; Reza Seyedin

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2015, , Pages 545-558

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2014.54534

Abstract
  The main purpose of this applied research is to investigate the factors affecting rural female entrepreneur’s business performance. Based on theoretical literature, business performance is affected by several factors such as demographic characteristics, environmental factors, motives, social networks, ...  Read More

Rural Development
Ecotourism and empowerment of rural women (Case study: Shibderaz village, Qeshm Island)

Leila Vossoughi; Mahdieh Ghasemi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2015, , Pages 593-610

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2014.54537

Abstract
  Regarding gender inequality in many communities, empowerment of women has become an important subject and received more attention in recent years. Results of many researches show that tourism especially ecotourism affects women empowerment in its different aspects by making them interested in participating ...  Read More

economics
Identifying Inhibitions of Rural Women’s Trend to Home Businesses (Case Study: Sardrod district, Razan county)

Ahmad Yaghoubi Farani; Hajar Vahdat Moaddab; Somayeh Latifi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , February 2014, , Pages 559-574

https://doi.org/10.22059/jwdp.2014.50289

Abstract
  Home business is one of the best fields of women's economic activity and considered as an important strategy for job creation, particularly for rural women. Nonetheless many barriers avoid addressing rural women to these businesses. The main purpose of this study was to analyze the most important barriers ...  Read More