Bibliometric Profile of Postgraduate Theses in Tourism Literature Related With Sustainable Tourism

Journal of Travel and Hospitality Management. 2017;14(2):20-30 DOI 10.24010/soid.334320


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Journal Title: Journal of Travel and Hospitality Management

ISSN: 1304-7590 (Print); 2548-0871 (Online)

Publisher: Sidas Medya

LCC Subject Category: Technology: Home economics: Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service

Country of publisher: Turkey

Language of fulltext: Turkish

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Özge GÜDÜ DEMİRBULAT (Balıkesir Üniversitesi)
Nuray TETİK DİNÇ (Balıkesir Üniversitesi)


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Abstract | Full Text

In this study, it has been aimed to determine the bibliometric characteristics of postgraduate theses in tourism literature related with the sustainable tourism between the years of 1987 and 2015 in frames of various parameters. General features of the literature on sustainable tourism and provide convenience to reveal researchers to work in this area constitute a further object of this research. With that purpose, postgraduate theses registered in the website of Directorate of Council of Higher Education were reviewed in terms of some bibliometric characteristics (such as “type of thesis”, “release year”, “university released”, “institute released”, “department released” and “study topic of thesis”). Therefore, 41 postgraduate and 21 doctorate thesis related with the sustainable tourism included in scope of the study. The recorded studies were subjected to statistical analysis, data analysis was conducted of the frequencies and percentages. In result of the study, it was identified that the most postgraduate and doctorate thesis were prepared in Istanbul University.