BIBLIOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF POSTGRADUATE DISSERTATIONS PUBLISHED ON THE SUBJECT OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN TOURISM: A COMPARISON OF TURKEY, THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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AKSÖZ E. O., CAN İ. I., Mihelj E.

6th International Scientific Conference on Tourism in Southern and Eastern Europe (ToSEE), Opatija, Croatia, 30 June - 02 July 2021, vol.6, pp.1-24 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 6
  • Doi Number: 10.20867/tosee.06.1
  • City: Opatija
  • Country: Croatia
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-24
  • Keywords: Bibliometric analysis, Entrepreneurship, Social entrepreneurship, The United Kingdom, The United States of America, Turkey
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The study aims to examine postgraduate dissertations in the areas of social entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship in tourism and entrepreneurship in tourism published in Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States through bibliometric analysis. For this purpose, a total of 126 doctoral dissertations published between 2015-2020 were reached through Proquest Dissertations, YOK National Dissertations Center, EThOS British Library and EBSCO Dissertations databases. The obtained dissertations were discussed in line with parameters of country where the dissertations were prepared, type of the dissertations, publication year of the dissertations, title of the dissertation's supervisor, university where the dissertations were prepared, field of study of the dissertations, and research method used in the dissertations. In conclusion, it was found that Turkey was behind the United Kingdom and the United States in terms of quantity of doctoral dissertations published about social entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship in tourism. Social entrepreneurship in tourism has been found to be a current issue that needs to be researched and has a large literature gap for all three countries.