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Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development
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Korean Association of Agricultural Extension
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Volume 16, Issue 4 - Dec 2009
Volume 16, Issue 3 - Sep 2009
Volume 16, Issue 2 - Jun 2009
Volume 16, Issue 1 - Mar 2009
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The Quality of Life with family structure among the aged women who living in rural areas
Choi, Jong-Cheon ; Kim, Yun-Jeong ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 16, issue 3, 2009, Pages 503~532
This study aims at identifying any difference in the quality of life according to the patterns of living together in the family for the aged women who live in the rural areas. The findings of this study can be summarized in brief. First, those aged women who live alone showed a higher ratio of works like farming with less average income and less perception of living standards but better ADL than those of the aged women who live together with their family. Second, as a result of logistic regression analyses to identify factors to predict the patterns of living together in the family for the aged women in the rural areas, those aged women who live alone showed more cases of farming, higher ADL level, higher degree of economical preparations and more perception of intimacy with their offspring than those of aged women who live together with their family. Unlike these results, those aged women who live together with their family have less average income, more phone calls with their neighbor and higher quality of life that those of aged women who live alone. Third, as a result of impact variables in the quality of life by the pattern of living together in the family for the aged women in the rural areas, those aged women who live together their family showed higher quality of life with better preparations for the health, emotion and economy for their aged life, and with less number of offspring and more frequency of phone calls with their neighbor. In addition, those aged women who live along in the rural areas showed higher quality of life with better emotional preparations, better economic preparations, more number of offspring, more friendly with their neighbor and more emotional supports.
What can local governments do to help people returning to rural areas?
Kim, Jeong-Seop ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 16, issue 3, 2009, Pages 533~556
Recently, the number of people who return to rural areas for farming is increasing rapidly. This attracted public attention so that the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced officially comprehensive countermeasures to help those returning to rural areas. But there is not sufficient consideration of the role of local governments in the above countermeasures. Policy package to help returning people establish themselves in rural area include many soft programs that requires governance, delicate implementation process and expertise to advise. Therefore, the local governments should have appropriate governance and perspectives.
A Study on the Classification Criteria Between Urban and Rural Area
Kang, Dae-Koo ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 16, issue 3, 2009, Pages 557~586
The objective is to find the classification criteria between urban and rural, and to classify the urban and rural area all the country in Korea. For the research objectives, reviews of related literature and statistical yearbooks were used for finding criteria and analysing data. Through reviewing the literature, some indicators were selected in views of rurality and urbanity, and gathered the data from statistical yearbooks. And factor analysis was used to find first and second factor for classifying region. Six factors as a city surrounding(36%), non-farmer household population ratio(28.1%), cultivated acreage(12.48%), agricultural production surrounding (12.40%), the farm family number change(5.58%) and household number rise and fall(5.54%) were finding. And rurality factors were cultivated acreage, agricultural production surrounding, the farm family number change and household number rise and fall, and urbanity factors were city surrounding and non-farmer household population ratio. Based on the first and second factor loaded amount, four type regional classification was followed.
A Study on Rural Interpreter's Behaviors and Needs in Rural Tourism Villages
Cho, Young-Sook ; Lee, Moon-Joo ; Jo, Lock-Hwan ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 16, issue 3, 2009, Pages 587~614
This research focuses on rural interpreter's behaviors and needs in rural tourism village around country. Although it happens that many farm tourism guides are accomplished in rural tourism village, but significant interest on this topic has not been identified yet. Therefore the primary objective of this study lies in identifying rural interpreter's behaviors and needs who is active play in rural tourism village. The study was conducted in a small rural community where tourism is still at its emerging stage. It was found that rural interpreter played active role by studying about rural culture and farm interpret for himself. But they was pointed out multifarious activities with various rural experience guide, and they used reality in the process of the interpret, but not village history. farm tourism guides demanded their expertise or special ability.
A Study on the Semangum Tourism Development Strategy Using Conjoint Analysis
Choi, Heung-Kyu ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 16, issue 3, 2009, Pages 615~641
This study aims to develop Semangum tourism package that can be most suitable for the tourist. The data were obtained by a survey carried out between August, 17 and August, 24, 2009 with a sample of latent tourist of Semangum. Conjoint analysis has been used to estimate the relative importance of attributes. Four main attributes and two or three attributes levels for each determinant were chosen for conjoint analysis. Eleven model package were made using fractional factorial design, and presented to the latent tourist, who were asked to reply in order of their like. Results show that the most important attributes for tourist were in order of cost, connected tourism, accommodation and report activity.
Valuing Sociocultural Multifunctionality of Rural Areas in Korea
Hwang, Jeong-Im ; Kim, Eun-Ja ; Rhee, Sang-Young ; Lee, Seong-Woo ;
Journal of Agricultural Extension & Community Development, volume 16, issue 3, 2009, Pages 643~668
The purpose of this study is to estimate the value of the sociocultural multifunctionality of rural areas in Korea. The sociocultural multifunctionality of rural areas consists of emotional comfort, green landscape, cultural heritage, and rural viability values. The value of the sociocultural multifunctionality was assessed by contingent valuation method incoporating preference uncertainty. The log-logit models indicated that households were willing to pay 14,027~26,757 won per month and the model with preference uncertainty gave the highest WTP. WTP was affected by respondent's sex, location, awareness of relation with multifunctionality and others. The total value of sociocultural multifunctionality of rural areas in Korea estimated to 2,691~5,134 billion won per year.