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Our new book: Murat Akser and Victoria McCollum, eds. 2019.
Alternative Media in Contemporary Turkey: Sustainability, Activism and Resistance.
Lanham, MA: Rowman and Littlefield. ISBN 978-1-78661-063-8.
The volume outlines the history of alternative media use and the ways in which it has become a tool for the critics of the neoliberal economic system in Turkey. The collection concentrates on social media use within social movements and applies interdisciplinary approaches and research methods, ranging from cinema and visual arts to sociology, political science, content analysis and ethnographic study.
Published by Rowman and Littlefield. Available as hardback and e-book.
You can order the book for your libraries and courses.
The discount code for a 30% discount for your book when ordered from www.rowmaninternational.com<http://www.rowmaninternational.com> is RLIDEC18 .
With contributions by Murat Akser, Hanife Aliefendioglu, Laura Avadar, Haluk Mert Bal, Lemi Baruh, Ergin Bulut, Désirée Hostettler, Burcum Kesen, Suncem Kocer, Victoria McCollum, Perrin Öğün Emre, Alptug Okten, Gülüm Şener, Sarphan Uzunoğlu, Eylem Yanardagoglu
Table of Contents
Murat Akser and Victoria McCollum
Part I: Sustainability
1. The Diverging Trajectories of Alternative/Citizen Media in Turkey: A Comparative Analysis of Capul TV & 140jurnos Haluk Mert Bal, Ergin Bulut and Lemi Baruh
2. The Activist Dimension of the Alternative Media and Sustainability
3. Politics of News Reception and Circulation in Turkish News Culture
Part II: Activism
4. Journalism in Turkey and the Gezi Park Protest: Power and Agency in the Media Sphere
5. Citizen Journalism Through Affective Statements on Twitter
6. Precarization and Insecurity in Turkey After the Coup Attempt: Era of Denizens in Turkeys New Media Order
Part III: Resistance
7. Social Movement Media and Affective Field: Construction of Activist Subjectivity as a Spirit of Action
8. Communication as Political Action: Gezi Park and Online Content Producers
9. Resisting Through Images: Video Activism in the Gezi Park Movement
Gülüm Şener & Perrin Öğün Emre
10. Contemporary Feminist Media in Turkey: A Study of Online Feminist Platform
Murat Akser, Ph.D.
Course Director and Lecturer in Cinematic Arts
School of Arts and Humanities
Ulster University, Magee campus
Londonderry BT48 7JL Northern Ireland
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