Social Media and Turkish Feminism: New resources for social activism

  title={Social Media and Turkish Feminism: New resources for social activism},
  author={Hande Eslen‐Ziya},
  journal={Feminist Media Studies},
  pages={860 - 870}
The recent democratic movements in the Middle East, especially in Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Yemen, and Syria, put forward a new kind of political activism accelerated by social media. Whereas in these countries the social media created opportunities for the social movement referred to as the “Arab Spring,” this paper looks at the neighboring country of Turkey and the role of social media in Turkish women's activism. 

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