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