A polemic on the value of academic writing in tourism journals

Scott, Noel (2012) A polemic on the value of academic writing in tourism journals. e-Review of Tourism Research, 10 4: 1-11.

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Author Scott, Noel
Title A polemic on the value of academic writing in tourism journals
Journal name e-Review of Tourism Research
ISSN 1941-5842
Publication date 2012-12
Sub-type Discussion - responses, round table/panel discussions, Q&A, reply
Volume 10
Issue 4
Start page 1
End page 11
Total pages 11
Place of publication College Station, TX, United States
Publisher Texas A & M University
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
What is the value of an academic tourism paper? There are clear difficulties in using the term value in connection with an academic paper as no object or academic contribution has an intrinsic value but must be judged as valuable by people. Clearly different groups of people will value a tourism paper differently – sociologists value sociology theory and contributions perhaps more than psychology academics. Increasingly however, governments, who fund much academic research, are putting a value (implicitly or explicitly) on research. Therefore it may be useful for academics to begin to discuss this issue...
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Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Discussion - responses, round table/panel discussions, Q&A, reply
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Created: Sat, 31 Aug 2013, 10:25:35 EST by Mr Noel Scott on behalf of School of Tourism