Examination Of The Master’s Theses On The Role Of Fatherhood In Turkey

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Pekşen Akça R.

SOCIAL SCIENCES STUDIES JOURNAL (SSSJournal), vol.8, no.98, pp.1578-1583, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


The aim of this research is to conduct a scientific examination on master’s theses on "The Role of Fatherhood" in Turkey. In this descriptive study, the general survey model was employed. In the study, it was aimed to reach the entire population of the study without sample selection and 13 studies were included in the research. The theses were examined according to year, type, the universities and institutes where the thesis was conducted, the research model, and the field. As a result of the research conducted using the document review technique, it was observed that the first study was conducted in 1999 and the last study was conducted in 2020. It was determined that all of the studies were master's thesis, the number of theses on health and social sciences (f=4) had the highest share in the distribution, and the scientific studies used mostly quantitative model/method (f=9), and role of fatherhood was studied in the child development department (51%) more than the other fields.