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Analyzing the role of tourism in citizens life quality with emphasis on subjective Indicators Case study: Fasham City (Shemiranat County)

Journal: Journal of Urban Tourism (Vol.1, No. 1)

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Page : 35-45

Keywords : توسعۀ گردشگری; شاخص‌های ذهنی; شمیرانات; شهروندان; فشم; کیفیت زندگی;

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Tourism development has various implications on social, economic, physical and environmental conditions including its role on citizens’ life quality. Life quality which is now of the most important components studied by civil planning researchers, is a multi-dimensional conception and has different aspects. It is not only now necessary to be satisfied everyday needs and welfare conditions, but also subjective aspects of citizens’ life quality has received a much more attention in recent years. So, in this study we address to study and analyze tourism development and its role on quality life of Fasham citizens with emphasis on subjective Indicators. Our methodology is descriptive and analytical and our data has been collected using questionnaires. Our statistical population are local citizens of the city under study and we choose 286 households as our statistical sample using Cochran formula. We also analyze our collected data using statistical tests. Our findings suggest that tourism development in Fasham has played an effective role on citizens’ life quality and this life quality improvement has not been the same between different realms of life quality and there is a significant difference between them. Our results also show that in analyzing the stance and importance of tourism role in Fasham , leisure and recreation among other realms of life quality are the most effective cases have an effect on citizens’ viewpoints

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