publication . Article . 2017

SOCIAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USERS TOWARD SYRIAN REFUGEES IN TURKEY

Fatih Özdemir; Bengi Öner Özkan;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2017 Journal: Nesne Psikoloji Dergisi (issn: 2147-6489, eissn: 2147-6489, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sada Institute of Art and Language Studies
  • Country: Turkey
Abstract
While the Syrian refugees crisis has increasingly continued its effect in both Turkey and other neighboring countries and European countries for more than five years, refugees do not adapt themselves to society in country of asylum, and are exposed to social exclusion. The purpose of the study is to explore social representations of social media users toward Syrian refugees in Turkey with a qualitative approach; because social representations may indicate the problems in the integration process of Syrian refugees and Turkish society, and the reasons of social exclusion toward Syrian refugees. Accordingly 98 entries, which were taken from frequently used social d...
Subjects
free text keywords: immigration, Syrian refugees, social media users, Turkish society, social representation, social exclusion, Psychology, BF1-990, Gender studies, Social media, Sociology
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