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AStructural Model Suggestion About Relationship Between Total Tourism Affect Perceived By Local Residents And Tourism Support


  • Ekrem Cengiz
  • Fazl› Kirkbir

    () (Karadeniz Teknik University)


This study attempts to examine the structural effects of four tourism-impact factors on total impact and on local residents’support for tourism development. For this purpose, a model was developed and was tested with structural equation model. Test the model, 6 hypothesis constitude and a questionnary was conducted from 193 local residents in Bodrum. Structural equation model was applied using AMOS 4 and SPSS 13. After the test, suggested model accomodate intermediate and all hypothesis was accepted. As a result it was found that economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts effect tourism total impact different grade and total tourism impact influence tourism support.

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  • Ekrem Cengiz & Fazl› Kirkbir, 2007. "AStructural Model Suggestion About Relationship Between Total Tourism Affect Perceived By Local Residents And Tourism Support," Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences, Anadolu University, vol. 7(1), pages 19-38, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:7:y:2007:i:1:p:19-38

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    1. Robert C. Hoell, 2004. "How Employee Involvement Affects Union Commitment," Journal of Labor Research, Transaction Publishers, vol. 25(2), pages 267-278, April.
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    Tourism Support; Economical; Social; Cultural and Environmental Impact on Tourism Support; Total Tourism Impact on Tourism Support; Structural Equation Model.;

    JEL classification:

    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism


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