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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 ...

  • Computational International Relations What Can Programming, Coding and Internet Research Do for the Discipline? 

    Computational Social Science emerged as a highly technical and popular discipline in the last few years, owing to the substantial advances in communication technology and daily production of vast quantities of personal data. As per capita data production significantly increased in the last decade, both in terms of its size (bytes) as well as its detail (heartrate monitors, internet-connected appliances, smartphones), social scientists’ ability to extract meaningful social, political ...

  • Cybernetic narrative Modes of circularity, feedback and perception in new media artworks 

    Authors:Selen, Eser
    Publisher and Date:(Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, 2015)
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore how second-order cybernetics (von Foerster, 2002) functions in new media artworks, specifically through information, system and user. While formulating the relationship between new media artworks and the discourses surrounding cybernetics the paper analyzes Popp's (2006) Bit. Fall, Wojtowicz's (2007) Elsewhere News and Zeren Goktan's (2013) The Counter, as exemplars of alternative methods of narration. This study further argues that these new media ...

  • Çok kullanıcılı çevirimici oyunlar ve simmel'in yabancı kavramı 

    Authors:Tabanli, Kaya
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2010)
    Bu tezde ozel bir yasam alani olarak ele alabilecegimiz dijital oyunlari farkli anlam dunyalari icerisinde cesitli temsillerin sunuldugu cok boyutlu alanlar yaratmasindan yola cikip artik sadece eglence degil daha farkli sosyal alanlarin temsil edildigi insan-makine-ag iliskisi acisindan incelenmistir. cok Kullanicili cevirimici oyunlar dijital oyunlarin yarattigi paralel evrenin en uc noktasini olusturmaktadir. Oyuncular oyun suresini genis zaman araliklarina yayabildikleri icin ayni anda bilgisayar ...

  • Digital Citizenship from Below: Turkish State versus Youtube 

    This study aims to give a historically situated analysis of the YouTube ban as seen by Turkish internet users during the first YouTube ban period between 2007-10. The content is used from online Turkish anonymous user platform, eksi sozluk, (sour dictionary). The aim is to test whether there is a civil society response to the ban which political elites and ordinary citizens contest the necessity of access to global social media networks. The main focus of this research paper is the kinds of discourse ...

  • Digital crime and punishment: Turkish online journalism under siege 

    Turkish mass media since its beginnings in late 19th century has aimed to gain its role as the fourth estate in Turkish political scene. The freedom of press has been at the paramount of discussions since the foundation of the Turkish Republic in 1923. Between 1980 and 2000 Turkish media grew more and more liberal and was able to express discontent publicly exercising its checks and balances function. On the other hand the conservative majority of AKP government the governing party in Turkey brought ...

  • Intercultural learning in schools through telecollaboration? A critical case study of eTwinning between Turkey and Germany 

    Authors:Bozdağ Bucak, Çiğdem
    Publisher and Date:(Sage Publications Inc, 2018)
    Digital media offer various possibilities for internet-based telecollaboration in schools and open up a space for intercultural learning. Diverse initiatives like such as the European Union-initiative eTwinning network aim to support telecollaboration projects in education. This article argues that we need to develop critical and grounded understanding of telecollaboration projects and how they are being embedded in the context of existing school cultures. The article presents an in-depth case ...

  • The network economics: case studies 

    Authors:Demiroluk, Nazlı Tuğçe
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2013)
    This thesis basically explores the definition of networks different types of networks such as social economic information technological and the positive and negative externalities which occur as the result of the interaction of the networks with the environment. By emphasizing the positive relationship of technology social networks and network economics this paper gives current example from ecommerce sector in the world and tries to be critical to the network economics which may lead to interests ...

  • Patterns of B2B e-commerce usage in SMEs 

    Authors:Sila, Ismail; Dobni, Dawn M.
    Publisher and Date:(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2012)
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to identify the B2B e-commerce (B2BEC) usage patterns of North American small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in their supply chains the contextual factors that influence usage patterns and the subsequent effects of these patterns on firm performance. Design/methodology/approach - The authors conducted an online survey of North American SMEs and obtained 229 responses. They utilized several statistical methods including cluster analysis and profile ...

  • Violence 2.0: Using social media for radical propaganda 

    Authors:Ellabban, Mohamed
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2016)
    When those who claim power attempt to oppress those who don't, violence is no longer an unlikely response. It is used as a means to resist and fight against submission to the power. To strengthen their position as the sole and rightful authority, powers usually resort to media to act as their tool of influence on people's perception. As the world change, authorities do as well. These ideological regimes start to adapt new technologies such as the internet instead or in compliment to the old ...