Participation, civil society and the facebook use of NGOs in Turkey

This study finds out the use of Facebook by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Turkey to engage the social and political events of the country. NGOs are civil society organizations aiming at promoting participation of citizens in social and political issues. They are a part of democratic system and they have important role to struggle with corruptions and improve the legitimacy of political-legal organization in political system. NGOs work using social networks and promoting civic culture. Therefore, the use of new communication and interaction channels is necessary for NGOs to develop social networks and civic participation. Social media can be a new channel to promote social and political life. This study focuses on Facebook activities of 40 NGOs selected from eight different activity fields: politics, environment, woman rights, economy, emergency, education, human rights, and democracy. It uses content analysis method to understand the NGOs' activities in Facebook, in terms of social and political issues realized in the year of 2012. © 2017, IGI Global.

Yazar Demirhan K.
Yayın Türü Book Part
Tek Biçim Adres https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12628/6926
Tek Biçim Adres 10.4018/978-1-5225-2019-1. ch010
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Dergi Adı Political Scandal, Corruption, and Legitimacy in the Age of Social Media
Sayfalar 223 - 246
Yayın Yılı 2016
Eser Adı
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Participation, civil society and the facebook use of NGOs in Turkey
Yazar
[dc.contributor.author]
Demirhan K.
Yayıncı
[dc.publisher]
IGI Global
Yayın Türü
[dc.type]
bookPart
Özet
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This study finds out the use of Facebook by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Turkey to engage the social and political events of the country. NGOs are civil society organizations aiming at promoting participation of citizens in social and political issues. They are a part of democratic system and they have important role to struggle with corruptions and improve the legitimacy of political-legal organization in political system. NGOs work using social networks and promoting civic culture. Therefore, the use of new communication and interaction channels is necessary for NGOs to develop social networks and civic participation. Social media can be a new channel to promote social and political life. This study focuses on Facebook activities of 40 NGOs selected from eight different activity fields: politics, environment, woman rights, economy, emergency, education, human rights, and democracy. It uses content analysis method to understand the NGOs' activities in Facebook, in terms of social and political issues realized in the year of 2012. © 2017, IGI Global.
Kayıt Giriş Tarihi
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2019-12-23
Açık Erişim Tarihi
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2019-12-23
Yayın Yılı
[dc.date.issued]
2016
Tek Biçim Adres
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https://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2019-1. ch010
Tek Biçim Adres
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https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12628/6926
ISBN
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9781522520399; 9781522520191
Yayın Dili
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eng
Haklar
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info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess
İlk Sayfa Sayısı
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223
Son Sayfa Sayısı
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246
Dergi Adı
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Political Scandal, Corruption, and Legitimacy in the Age of Social Media
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