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International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2022, 4(13); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2022.041304.

Analysis and prospect of research hotspots on international rural settlements


Jing Yan

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Jing Yan

Henan Polytechnic University, Jiaozuo, 454000, China


With the development of multi-functional agriculture, rural space has been given new connotations, and the space management model of rural settlements has changed. Based on the analysis of the international background, this paper sorts out the development process of rural settlements and extracts the research topics related to rural housing. The results show that: (1) With the development of social economy, rural ecology and consumption value are increasing day by day, and the population shows the preference for migration to rural areas. The rural real estate market also has been developed in large quantities. National history and culture is one of the important factors affecting the migration of urban residents to rural areas. (2) Relying on the diversity of rural landscapes, rural residential space has gradually opened up to leisure and entertainment activities. The function of residential buildings has been separated from agricultural production and changed to capitalization. (3) With the change of owning the main body of housing, the value of housing derives diversified values such as entertainment value, cultural value, emotional value, etc. With the migration of the middle-class population, it has triggered the separation of housing value between regions.


rural settlements; rural housing; functional transformation; landscape

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Jing Yan. Analysis and prospect of research hotspots on international rural settlements. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 13: 21-30. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2022.041304.


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