Volume 22 (2024)
Volume 21 (2023)
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
Analyzing the Behavioral Intention of Rural Women Members of Local Micro-Credit Funds in Lorestan Province towards Self-Employment

Fatemeh Movahdian; Saeed Gholamrezai; Fatemeh Rahimi-Feyzabad

Volume 21, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 943-973


  Rural women's employment can be one of the ways to generate income, reduce the pressure on resources, and as a result, rural development. Meanwhile, the cooperative sector can play a significant role in the employment of rural women. But a vital issue that is important in this regard is the factors that ...  Read More

Rural Development
Identifying the challenges and opportunities of the digital economy in the development of rural women's home businesses

Naser Seifollahi; Golsum Akbari Arbatan

Volume 21, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 780-806


  The modern world has already taken the first step towards a fundamental technological reality, the digital economy. The modern global labor market is a complex multi-component and dynamic system that is constantly influenced by information technology and requires changes in the content of the work process, ...  Read More

Rural Development
Analysis of Effective Factors on Identifying Entrepreneurial Opportunities among Rural Women Members of Kermanshah Microcredit Funds

Mahtab Valizadeh; Farahnaz Rostami; Nematollah Shiri; Mojgan Khoshmaram

Volume 20, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 697-721


  Context: The low participation rate of women in economic activities has caused the entrepreneurship rate of women to be lower than that of men. Without the economic participation of women in starting SMEs, it will be challenging for developing countries to achieve the 2030 sustainable development goals ...  Read More

Rural Development
Investigating the Effect of Gender Approaches on Achieving Sustainable Development in Suburb Settlements (Case Study: Surrounding Villages of Karaj Metropolis)

Aliakbar Anabestani; Shokofeh Moamelvand; Mahdi Javanshiri

Volume 20, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 441-467


  The development thinkers have always agreed on human excellence in all aspects, yet in many countries the issue of gender has become a basis for socio-cultural, economic, political, etc. In inequalities, and this   leads to a serious challenge and dilemma in achieving sustainable development. ...  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


  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

Rural Development
Rural Women’s Cooperatives as a Potential for Social Entrepreneurship (Case Study: Mehr Afarin e Eram as a Rural Women's Cooperative)

Seyed Ahmad Firouzabadi; Hossein Imani Jajarmi; Hamideh Dabbaghi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , April 2018, , Pages 149-173


  Nowadays, social entrepreneurship in the form of different organizational structures (profit, non-profit, or combination, charities, cooperatives, joint-stock companies, businesses, unions) creates social value. The  cooperatives play an expanding role in the society and the number of women as their ...  Read More

Rural Development
Qualitative study of the problems of rural girls of Baladarband Rural District city of Kermanshah

Amir Hussein Ali Beygi; Nasrin Afshar; Mahna Shahmoradi

Volume 15, Issue 1 , April 2017, , Pages 63-84


  In our country, there are many obstacles for active participation of rural girls in development; rural girls can be considered as the most deprived members in rural communities. Identification of rural girls’ difficulties could help remove the barriers of rural youth empowerment. The current research ...  Read More

Rural Development
Assessing different aspects and barriers of self-employment among agricultural female students (Case study: Zanjan University)

Jafar Yaghoubi; Parisa Najafloo; Elaheh Haghverdi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2016, , Pages 343-360


  The main purpose of this research was to study different aspects of self-employment among the agricultural female students in University of Zanjan. The statistical population of the study consisted of senior female students in agriculture faculty of Zanjan University in 2014-2015 academic year (N= 135). ...  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


  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

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


  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

Rural Development
A pathology of the challenges and problems of girls in rural communities (Case study: Mahidasht Region of Kermanshah County)

Farahnaz Rostami; Mariyeh Sahraee; Tahere Maleki; Fatemeh Sasani; Mahna Shahmoradi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2015, , Pages 489-506


  Human resources development is a key factor and a pre-requisite for achieving sustainable rural development. Therefore, it is necessary to pay attention to rural women and girls, as half of the human resource potential of rural communities.Women and girls form an important part of society toward rural ...  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


  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

Rural Development
Analysis of Social Capital in Rural Women members and Non-Members of the Cooperatives; The Case of Central District of Choram County

Mehdi Nooripor; Zahra Tavakolitabar; Shahab Mirzaei

Volume 12, Issue 1 , April 2014, , Pages 135-151


  Cooperatives can be considered as suitable means to achieve social and economic development, employment and participation. Undoubtedly, rural women's membership in cooperatives can be really useful in the process of rural development. Social capital is one of the key determinants of women's participation ...  Read More

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


  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

Rural Development
Assessment of female-headed household’s food security and the affecting factors; Case Study: Women in Razan City

Heshmatollah Saadi; Hajar Vahdat Moaddab

Volume 11, Issue 3 , October 2013, , Pages 411-426


  Female heads of households are responsible for the material and spiritual needs of the families because of a deceased, missing, separated, divorced, addicted, disabled (permanent or temporary), imprisonment, ill or military deployed male head of households. Survey research was employed in the study. ...  Read More