[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 4, Issue 4 (5-2016) ::
scds 2016, 4(4): 145-168 Back to browse issues page
investigation effects of social networks on political activism in students University of Isfahan
Abstract:   (6846 Views)

The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of social networks on political activism among students was Esfahani. Actors, ability and having the will and the ability of social action and the use of tools, symbols, signs in the context of social values, and mechanisms in technologies, for mutual communication. Political actors in dialogue and collective behavior within the range of interests, institutions and social networks, formation and expansion of civic participation and political action of the web 2. The method used in this study is a survey. Techniques of data collection was a questionnaire whose reliability is the formal method - content and its reliability was measured by Cronbach's alpha statistic. The research population consisted of all undergraduate university students that volume 384 samples were selected by cluster sampling. The data collected and analyzed using spss software was analyzed. The results of the analysis of the data showed that social networks and political action in case there is a significant relationship.

Keywords: Social Networks, the web 2, activism, political action
Full-Text [PDF 561 kb]   (1142 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/01/4 | Accepted: 2016/10/18 | Published: 2016/10/18
References
1. Aguayo, Angela J. (2011). ‘New Media and Activism’; [Cited in]: John D. H. Downing. Encyclopedia of social movement media. UK: Sage
2. Anduiza, Eva, Cantijoch, Marta and Aina Gallego (2009). ‘Political Participation and the Internet. A Field Essay’, Information, Communication & Society 12(6): 860-878.
3. Baumgartner, Jody C. and Jonathan S. Morris (2010). ‘MyFaceTube Politics: Social Networking Web Sites and Political Engagement of Young Adults’, Social Science Computer Review, 28(1): 24-44.
4. Bennett, W. Lance and Alexandra Segerberg (2012). ‘The Logic of Connective Action: Digital Media and the Personalization of Contentious Politics’, Information, Communication & Society 15(5): 739-768.ournal of Communication 5, pp. 1207-1224.
5. Best, S. J. & Krueger, B. S. (2005). “Analyzing the representativeness of Internet political participation”, Political Behavior, 27(2), 183-216.
6. Castells, Manuel. (2009). Communcation Power. UK: Oxford University.
7. El-Nawawy, M & Khamis, S (2009), Islam dot com: contemporary Islamic discourses in cyberspace, Palgrave Macmillan, New York.
8. Ellison, Nicole B., Steinfield, Charles and Cliff Lampe (2011). ‘Connection strategies: social capital implications of Facebook-enabled communication practices’, New Media & Society 13(6): 873-892.
9. Eltantawy, N & Wiest, JB (2011), ‘Social media in the Egyptian revolution: reconsidering resource mobilization theory’, International Journal of Communication 5, pp. 1207-1224.
10. Everitt-Deering, P. (2008). The adoption of information and communication technologies by rural general practitioners: A socio technical analysis. PhD dissertation, Faculty of Business and Law, Victoria University.
11. Gaines, Brian J. and Jeffery J. Mondak (2009). ‘Typing together? Clustering of ideological types in online social networks’. Journal of Information Technology & Politics 6(3): 216–231.
12. Gerber, A.S. and Rogers, T (2009). Descriptive Social Norms and Motivation to Vote: Everyone's Voting and so Should You. The Journal of Politics, 71: 178-191.
13. Gibson, R., Lusoli , W., & Ward, S. (2005). Online participation in the UK: Testing a “contextualized” model of Internet effects. Policy Studies Association, 7(4), 561-583.
14. Gronlund, K, (2005). Political Knowledge and the Internet, Paper Prepared for Presentation at the XIV Tri-annual Conference of the Nordic Political Assiciation (NOPA), Pp. 11-13.
15. Hamilton, Allison and Caroline J. Tolbert (2012). ‘Political Engagement and the Internet in the 2008 U.S. Presidential Elections: A Panel Survey in Anduiza, Eva, Jensen, Michael J., and Jorba, Laia (eds.) Digital Media and Political Engagement Worldwide. A Comparative Study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 56-79.
16. Jensen, Michael J. and Eva Anduiza (2012). ‘Online Political Participation in the United States and Spain’ in Anduiza, Eva, Jensen, Michael J., and Jorba, Laia (eds.) Digital Media and Political Engagement Worldwide. A Comparative Study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 80-101.
17. Kaplan, M & Blakley, J (2009), The business and culture of social media, viewed 25 September 2011, < http://www.learcenter.org/pdf/businessandcultureofsocialmedia.pdf>
18. Khamis, S & Vaughn K (2011), ‘Cyberactivism in the Egyptian revolution: how civic engagement and citizen journalism tilted the balance,’ Arab Media and Society, no. 13.
19. Kietzmann, JH, Hermkens, K, McCarthy, IP & Silvestre, BS (2011), ‘Social media? Get serious! Understanding the functional building blocks of social media’, Business Horizons, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 241–251.
20. Livingstone, Sonia and Ellen Helsper (2010). ‘Balancing opportunities and risks in teenagers use of the internet: the role of online skills and internet self-efficacy, New Media & Society 12(2): 309-329.
21. McClurg, S. D., ( 2003). Social Networks and Political Participation: The Role of Social Interaction in Explaining Political Participation. Political Research Quarterly 56: 449–464.
22. Mossberger, K., Tolbert, C. J., & Stansbury, M. (2003). Virtual inequality: Beyond the digital divide.Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.
23. Park Hun, M, (2007). How Does Information & Communication Technology Affect Civic Engagment?, phd. Dissertation in Mass Communication Indiana University.
24. Park Namsu, Kee Kerk and Sebastián Valenzuela (2009). ‘Being immersed in social networking environment: Facebook groups, uses and gratifications, and social outcomes.’ Cyberpsychology & Behavior 12(6): 729–733.
25. Pasek, J., Kenski, K., Romer, D., & Jamieson, K. H. (2006). “America’s youth and community engagement: How use of mass media is related to civic activity and political awareness
26. Schneider, NC & Gräf, B (2011), Social dynamics 2.0: researching change in times of media convergenc,. Case studies from the Middle East and Asi, Frank & Timme GmbH, Berlin.
27. Shirky, Clay (2008). Here Comes Everybody. The Power of Organizing Without Organizations New York: Penguin Press..
28. Strandberg, K. (2006). Parties, candidates and citizens on-line: Studies of politics on the Internet. Abo, Finland Abo Akademi University Press..
29. Ward, S., & Vedel, T. (2006). “Introduction: The potential of the Internet revisited”, Parliamentary Affairs, 59(2), 299-313.
Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:

CAPTCHA


XML   Persian Abstract   Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

investigation effects of social networks on political activism in students University of Isfahan. scds. 2016; 4 (4) :145-168
URL: http://journals.sabz.ac.ir/scds/article-1-254-en.html


Volume 4, Issue 4 (5-2016) Back to browse issues page
مجله علمی پژوهشی مطالعات توسعه اجتماعی فرهنگی Quarterly Journal of Socio - Cultural Development Studies
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.05 seconds with 32 queries by YEKTAWEB 3991