The impact of the Internet on political attitudes in Kuwait and Egypt

@article{AlKandari2012TheIO,
  title={The impact of the Internet on political attitudes in Kuwait and Egypt},
  author={Ali A. Al-Kandari and Mohammed Hasanen},
  journal={Telematics and Informatics},
  year={2012},
  volume={29},
  pages={245-253}
}
This study reports the responses of 445 university students, 242 (54%) from Egypt and 203 (46%) from Kuwait, to a questionnaire exploring the influence of the length of time a person spends on the Internet, their reasons for using the Internet and the use of Internet applications on political efficacy, engagement and knowledge. Data were collected before the political unrest in Egypt took place. The study finds that Internet use for the reason of self-expression has a negative impact on… CONTINUE READING
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