Publication details [#60478]

Görkem, Şenay Yavuz. 2015. The only thing not known how to be dealt with: Political humor as a weapon during Gezi Park Protests. Humor 28 (4) : 583–609.
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De Gruyter


This paper explores the underlying motives and results of Turkish countrywide antigovernment demonstrations, that started as an eco protest against the felling of Istanbul's Gezi Park, using (only) humor (and passive activism) as weapon, and experiencing disproportionate violence.