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  • Bottom-up nationalism and discrimination on social media: An analysis of the citizenship debate about refugees in Turkey 

    Authors:Bozdağ Bucak, Çiğdem
    Publisher and Date:(Sage Publications Ltd, 2020)
    This study analyzes social media representations of refugees in Turkey and discusses their role in shaping public opinion. The influx of millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey has created heated debates about their presence and future in the country. One of these debates was triggered by President Erdogan's statement that Turkey would issue citizenship rights to Syrians in July 2016. Due to a lack of critical voices about refugee issues in Turkey's mass media sphere, social media has become a key ...

  • Determinants of young people's civic and political participation in Turkey 

    This special section provides a timely reflection on current debates that are of extreme relevance in order to gain a better understanding of the concepts of citizenship and active citizenship in Turkey by looking at the determinants of civic and political participation at the patterns of political and civic mobilization and at the orientations of political behaviour. Its originality stands on the specific focus on young people in comparison to other age groups. The different papers remark upon ...

  • Elusive citizenship: Media, minorities and freedom of communication in Turkey in the last decade 

    This paper is based on a presentation delivered at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford on 21st of May 2012 as part of the Seminar Series “Authority, Censorship and Subversion in Turkey: Culture and Society in the AKP Years”. It reviews the developments that took place in realm of freedom of communication and media in the last decade.1 Through interviews with editors and journalists, this presentation demonstrates that the exercise of democratic citizenship through the media and freedom ...

  • Family migration from Turkey to Germany 

    Authors:Gürel, İrem
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2019)
    Considering that family migration has become an important phenomenon and studies about family migration has increased in number, this study aims to analyze family migration from Turkey to Germany. Turkish communities in Germany (including first, second, third and subsequent generations) is a very special group due to its volume and scope, and the migration flows from Turkey to Germany have had significant impacts upon the communities of both countries. The importance of this study comes from its ...