Rabia Karakaya Polat is associate professor of political science at Isik University in Istanbul. She received her PhD degree in 2004 from De Montfort University in England and her BA degree in 1999 from Bogazici University in Istanbul. Her research interests include online political participation, electronic government, digital divide and the use of the Internet by civil society organizations. She published articles in Government Information Quarterly, European Journal of Communication, Security Dialogue, Parliamentary Affairs and Australian Journal of International Affairs.
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