Turkish salafism on twitter: social network analysis

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2019
Tapan, Yunus Emre
Although Salafism, as a global phenomenon, has been studied extensively especially in the last decades, there is a need to study local contexts. Despite the common characteristics and its transnational nature, every country has formed their local Salafism(s). The Turkish case has been underrepresented in the literature. This thesis utilizes primary sources, which is Twitter data, to explore on the activities and constituencies of the Turkish Salafis by employing social network analysis and quantitative text analysis. Because of the security concerns and the difficulties of doing fieldwork, this study limits itself to the digital space as its research field.
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Y. E. Tapan, “Turkish salafism on twitter: social network analysis,” Thesis (M.S.) -- Graduate School of Social Sciences. Middle East Studies., Middle East Technical University, 2019.