Yıl 2020, Cilt 2 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 36 - 42 2020-06-18

The Level of Engagement of the Female Workforce in the Rural Tourism Development of Serbia

Tamara GAJİC [1] , Drago CVİJANOVİĆ [2]

The participation of women in the rural tourism development of Serbia is not at a satisfactory level because it marks the predominant satisfaction of basic existential needs, with a high representation of material deprivation. The participation of women in the social community is very superficial, a pronounced passive cultural pattern, and the lifestyle of women in the countryside is mainly focused on reproduction. The authors of the paper aimed to, with the help of a survey interview in the field, establish the degree of participation of women, as well as their position in tourism development in Serbia. The research was conducted in the municipality of Šid, during a traditional event dedicated to women in the countryside. The obtained results, processed in the SPSS software, version 23.00, undoubtedly prove the poor position of women and their insufficient contribution to the development of tourism. The importance of the work emphasizes the issue of women's position in rural areas and activities, based on the results obtained, it is possible to contribute to corrective measures and strengthening the female workforce in this economic sector.
women empowerment, rural development, tourism, Serbia
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Birincil Dil en
Konular Otelcilik, Konaklama, Spor ve Turizm
Bölüm Peer-reviewed Research Articles

Orcid: 0000-0003-3016-8368
Yazar: Tamara GAJİC (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Novi Sad Business School
Ülke: Serbia

Orcid: 0000-0002-4037-327X
Kurum: University of Kragujevac, Faculty for Tourism and Hotel Managament
Ülke: Serbia

Destekleyen Kurum The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia
Proje Numarası III-46006
Teşekkür This article is derived from the research project III-46006 ‘Sustainable agriculture and rural development in terms of the Republic of Serbia strategic goals realization within the Danube region’ which has financed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.

Başvuru Tarihi : 18 Mayıs 2020
Kabul Tarihi : 14 Haziran 2020
Yayımlanma Tarihi : 18 Haziran 2020

APA Gaji̇c, T , Cvi̇janovi̇ć, D . (2020). The Level of Engagement of the Female Workforce in the Rural Tourism Development of Serbia . Journal of Tourism Leisure and Hospitality , 2 (1) , 36-42 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/toleho/issue/53785/739476