Conceptualizing and understanding the Gülen movement

@article{Fitzgerald2017ConceptualizingAU,
  title={Conceptualizing and understanding the G{\"u}len movement},
  author={S. Fitzgerald},
  journal={Sociology Compass},
  year={2017},
  volume={11}
}
The Gulen movement (GM) is a controversial international Islamic movement originating in Turkey. Interestingly, the movement seems to be “in between” the standard conceptual categories used by social movement scholars: The GMs' focus on individual transformation and religious practices suggests that it is a religious movement; its extensive outreach into various institutions (i.e., education, health care, and media) suggests a social movement seeking legitimacy and broad social change; its… Expand
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