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ORTA ASYA’DA İSLAMİRADİKALLEŞME: TEORİTRENDLER VE GÖRÜNÜM
This paper aims at demonstrating how theoretical tools from social movement literature can contribute to the analysis of transformation of potential
followers into active supporters for these radical Islamic groups. It argues that use and application of socio-structural models to explain the rising support
for these groups is of limited utility since such models tend to ignore variation among these movements.
understanding of the diverse ideological, organizational and resource management work required to facilitate the
mobilization of potential followers.