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Title: The use of digital social networks from an analytical sociology perspective: the case of Spain
Authors: Robles, J. M.
Torres-Albero, C.
Antino, M.
De Marco, S.
Keywords: Analytical sociology
Digital political participation
Digital social networks
Social mechanisms
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract: Digital social networks have attracted the attention of a growing number of specialists. The use of digital tools such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to express socio-political demands or to perform protest actions has become a central issue for social science today. However, few studies analyse the factors behind this phenomenon using explanatory models based on analytical sociology and rational action. In this article, we take steps in this direction and study the socio-political use of social networks based on a methodological individualism model. Through an analysis of structural equations, we analyse how the individual and social factors involved in the use of the social networks to ‘do’ politics relate to one another. We conclude that attitudes towards the political possibilities of the Internet constitute an essential factor for this kind of political action.
Peer reviewed: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10071/11259
DOI: 10.1177/1043463115605480
ISSN: 1043-4631
Ciência-IUL: https://ciencia.iscte-iul.pt/id/ci-pub-28767
Accession number: WOS:000364636300005
Appears in Collections:BRU-RI - Artigos em revistas científicas internacionais com arbitragem científica

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