Changes in the life situation of rural households
D. Moravčíková, M. Hanováhttps://doi.org/10.17221/5122-AGRICECONCitation:Moravčíková D., Hanová M. (2005): Changes in the life situation of rural households . Agric. Econ. – Czech, 51: 373-380.
The paper deals with the characteristics of common life situation of rural households in comparison with the period before 1989. It compares the situation of rural households in three regions - districts of Slovakia, which are different from geographical, demographic, cultural and economic point of view. Moreover, the paper evaluates the changes in various levels of relationships, the changes in the life of a local society and the subsidy phenomenon. The sociological and empirical research was carried out in 18 rural municipalities of district Topoľčany, Senec and Sabinov. The techniques used in the research were as follows: a standardized interview followed by the questionnaires, observation and document analysis. The analysis of the collected data concerning the greatest changes in the period of society transformation from the point of view of respondents is also a very important part of the paper as well as the comparison of the rural households adaptation with respect to the overall regional situation.Keywords:
life situation, rural households, adaptation to transformation process, empirical research