Rural Management Approach and Spatial Developments in Rural Settlements (Case Study: Semnan Province)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Faculty Member of Shahid Beheshti University

2 Shahid Beheshti University of Tehran


The style and approach of rural management and its role in accelerating the empowerment of most local stakeholders and integrated structural-functional interactions, is One of the effective factors in realizing the dimensions of sustainable development of rural settlements. But top-down management approach and a Expert-oriented management structure, Has been Causing of "unjenerative empowerment" of local stakeholders and low and uncoordinated structural and functional interactions in the rural management process. Inappropriate location of these components, Has caused many challenges in rural management and subsequently the dimensions of sustainable development in rural settlements of Semnan province.the goal of this research is Analysis of the relationship between method indicators and the sense of empowerment of local stakeholders and Also, indicators of integrated interactions of structural-functional on spatial changes of rural settlements from the point of view of villagers and local management.Method of this research is Descriptive-analytical and It has been done Using Kendall Tau-b and multivariate regression tests in SPSS software.The findings of this study revealed, Among the majority of indicators of the Effective component with spatial development of rural settlements in the study are, From villagers' point of view and local management, Not seen Significant relationship. In other words, Low pay attention to facilitators of "productive empowerment" of local stakeholders And also the Lack of integrated interaction of Functional- structure and Separation in the process of rural and regional management In terms of politics, structure, function, Sectional and Financial resources in the process of rural management, Has led to a decrease in the level of spatial development of rural settlements in the study area. So Modifying the current rural management approach and transition to community-based management and reforming local stakeholder empowerment methods And adopting a decentralized and multidimensional management approach and creating an integrated system of different levels of management in overarching and subordinate systems is From practical applications in this field.


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