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  • Female Muslim subjectivity in the secular public sphere: Hijab and ritual prayer as "technologies of the self."
    Topal, Semiha (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 582-596.

    Based on 20 interviews in Turkey. Analyzes practices as "technologies of the self" as described by Foucault, which form, rather than merely express, an identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel; Islam, Turkey; Women; Turkey; Self; Clothing; Identity; Practice
  • Compliance or negotiation? Diyanet's female preachers and the diffusion of a "true" religion in Turkey.
    Maritato, Chiara (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 530-545.

    Female preachers in Istanbul Mosques, employed & thus somewhat controlled by the state, navigate daily between compliance with state standards and popular interpretations. Based on 2013-2014 participant observation.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Social control; Participant observation; Preaching; Islam, Turkey; Turkey, Istanbul; State; Women
  • Materialism and fashion consciousness: The moderating role of status consumption tendencies and religiosity.
    Yeniaras, Volkan, and K. Ali Akkemik (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 498-513.

    Analyzes 2015 interview & questionnaire surveys in Istanbul. Intrinsic religiosity reduces the association between materialism & fashion-novelty consciousness.

    Associated Search Terms: Clothing; Fashion; Intrinsic religious motivation scale; Materialism; Turkey, Istanbul
  • The political incorporation of anti-system religious parties: The case of Turkish political Islam (1994-2011).
    Altinordu, Ate? (2016)
    Qualitative Sociology 39:2: 147-171.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Politics, Turkey; Islam, Turkey; Political Islam
  • Performing Ir?ad: Female preachers’ (vaizelers’) religious assistance within the framework of the Turkish state.
    Maritato, Chiara (2015)
    Turkish Studies 16:3: 433-447.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Turkey; State; Turkey; Women
  • Reassessing women, religion and the Turkish secular state in the light of the professionalisation of female preachers (vaizeler) in Istanbul.
    Maritato, Chiara (2015)
    Religion, State and Society 44:3: 258-275.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Turkey; Turkey, Istanbul; Professionalization; Women; State
  • The Making of a Postsecular Society: A Durkheimian Approach to Memory, Pluralism and Religion in Turkey.
    Rosati, Massimo (2015)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Post-secular; Turkey; Pluralism
  • Legal pluralism and the Shari'a: A comparison of Greece and Turkey.
    Turner, Bryan S., and Berna Zengin Arslan (2015)
    In Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from around the World, pp. 219-236.

    Associated Search Terms: Greece; Islam, Greece; Turkey; Sharia; Law; Comparative; Islam, Turkey
  • Are movers more religious than stayers? Religiosity of European majority, Turks in Europe and Turkey.
    Guveli, Ayse (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:1: 43-62.

    Analyzes 2002-2010 European Social Survey data. For subjective & communal religiosity, 1st generation Turkish migrants to Europe are as religious or more so than Turks in Turkey; 2nd generation more religious yet. But 2nd generation prays individually less.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Turkish Europeans; Migrant; Islam, Turkey; Islam, Europe; Generations
  • Interventionist secularism: A comparative analysis of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (1923-1928) and the Indian Constituent Assembly (1946-1949) debates.
    Madra, Aysel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 222-241.

    Modern Turkish government limits religion in order to fashion unity while the Indian government promotes reforms for purposes of equality & justice.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Turkey; State; Secularism; Pluralism; Justice; India
  • The impact of self esteem, family rituals, religiosity, and paricipation in conforming activities upon delinquency: A comparison of young adults in Turkey and the United States.
    Roberts, Joanne, Ismail Dincer Gunes, and Rudy Ray Seward (2015)
    Journal of Comparative Family Studies 42:1: 59-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Young adults; United States; Self-esteem; Delinquency; Religiosity; Family; Turkey
  • Contemporary Turkey: An Islamic-capialist variey of modernity?
    Kaya, Ibrahim (2014)
    Informations sur les sciences sociales 53:2: 197-212.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Economic; Islam, Turkey
  • Melodies of resistance: Islamist music in secular Turkey.
    Tas, Hakki (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 368-383.

    During the official secularist era in Turkey, resistance took the form of Islamist music.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Politics, Turkey; Persecution; Music; Islam, Turkey
  • The Headscarf Debates: Conflicts of National Belonging.
    Aziz, Sahar F. (2014)
    Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Netherlands; Turkey; Clothing; Discourse; France; Gender; Germany; Islam, France; Islam, Germany; Netherlands; Islam, Turkey
  • Occupational burnout levels of Turkish imams.
    Küçüksüleymano?lu, Rüyam (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:1: 27-42.

    Data from 124 imams in Bursa, Turkey.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey, Bursa; Islam, Turkey; Clergy; Burnout
  • Instilling Religion in Greek and Turkish Natonalism: A "Sacred Synthesis."
    Grigoriadis, Ioannis N. (2013)
    New York: Palgrave Macmillan

    Associated Search Terms: Greece; Nationalism; Turkey
  • The rise and transformation of German political Catholicism (1848-1914) and Turkish political Islam (1970-2011).
    Altinordu, Ate? (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 383-408.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Catholic, Germany; Comparative; Germany; Historical; Islam, Turkey; Politics, Germany; Politics, Turkey
  • Laďcité as an “ideal type” and a continuum: Comparing Turkey, France, and Senegal.
    Kuru, Ahmet T., and Alfred Stepan (2012)
    In Ahmet T. Kuru and Alfred Stepan (eds.) Democracy, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 95-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Comparative; France; Laďcité; Senegal; State
  • Understanding the Diversity of Islamic Identity in Turkey through Popular Music: The Global/Local Nexus.
    Erol, Ayhan (2011)
    Social Compass 58:2: 187-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Islam, Turkey; Popular culture; Global; Music
  • Social and economic impact of the headscarf ban on women in Turkey.
    Guveli, Ayse (2011)
    European Societiesa 13:2: 171-189.

    Associated Search Terms: Clothing; Turkey; Women
  • Temple and dam, fez and hat: The secular roots of religious politics in Turkey and India.
    Roy, Sruripa (2010)
    Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 48:2: 148-172.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, India; Politics, Turkey; Turkey; India; Comparative
  • The Gülen Movement: A Sociological Analysis of a Civic Movement Rooted in Moderate Islam.
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose (2010)
    Dordrecht: Springer.

    Based on interviews & focus groups, mostly in turkey, with movement volunteers & leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Gülen Movement; Islam, Turkey; Social movement; Philanthropy
  • Corporéités, Ascéticismes et Sécularisation dans le Discours de la Confrérie Naqshbandi Turque Contemporaine.
    Manço, Ural (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 479-492.

    Analysis of the discourse of a late 20th century Sufi sheik.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi; Asceticism; Inner-worldly asceticism; Islam, Turkey; Mobility (vertical); Other-worldly asceticism; Secularization; Turkey; Discourse
  • Passive Revolution: Absorbing the Islamic Challenge to Capitalism.
    Tugal, Cihan Z. (2009)
    Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Islam, Turkey; Politics, Turkey; Turkey, Istanbul
  • Secularism and State Policies toward Religion: The United States, France, and Turkey.
    Kuru, Ahmet T. (2009)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; France; State; United States
  • Passé et futur de la sociologie des religions en Turquie.
    Akyüz, Niyazi (2009)
    Social Compass 56:1: 84-97.

    Lists many Turkish sociologists of religion; those whose works are described are given here in the search terms. The article's list of references comprises a Turkish language bibliography.

    Associated Search Terms: Findikoglu, Z. Fahri; Mardin, Serif; Gökalp, Ziya; Sociology of religion, Turkey; Turkey; Sabahaddin, Prens; Ülken, Hilmi Ziya; Bilgiseven, Amiran Kutkan; Güngör, Erol; Gunay, Ünver; Ülgener, Sabri F.
  • Islam in the framework of Turkey-EU relations: Situations in Flux and Moving Targets.
    Fokas, Effie (2008)
    Global Change, Peace and Security 20:1: 87-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Europe; Politics, Turkey; Turkey; Europe
  • Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics of Religion in Israel and Turkey.
    Tepe, Sultan (2008)
    Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Politics, Israel; Politics, Turkey; Islam, Turkey
  • Enchanted pasts. The role of inrnational civil religious pilgrimage in reclaiming national collective memory.
    West, Brad (2008)
    Sociological Theory 26:3:258-270.

    Australian backpacker tourists to Gallipoli battlefields.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey, Gallipoli; Memory; Pilgrimage; Australia; Civil religion
  • Islamic Fatalism and the Clash of Civilizations: An Appraisal of a Contentious and Dubious Theory.
    Acevedo, Gabriel A. (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1711-1752.

    Based on 2002 survey data. Christians are more fatalistic in Indonesia than Muslims, but not elsewhere. Muslims believe more in cosmological forces controlling life's outcomes than do Christians in all the societies.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Belief; Turkey; Christian, Indonesia; Lebanon; Christian, Lebanon; Saudi Arabia; Fatalism; Iran; Indonesia
  • La Turchia e l'Europa. Religione e politica nell'Islam turco.
    Introvigne, Massimo (2006)
    Milano: Sugar-Co.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Turkey; Turkey; Politics, Turkey
  • La Qurquie face ŕ la globalisation. Convergence d'intéręts entre les acteurs religieux particularistes: le cas du sud-est européens dans les années 1990.
    Raptopoulos, Nikolaos (2006)
    Recherches sociologiques 2006:2: 105-119.

    Islam occasions the introduction of international perspectives into Turkey--e.g., from southeast Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Turkey; Turkey; Globalization
  • Nostalgia for the Modern: State Secularism and Everyday Politics in Turkey.
    Özyürek, Esra (2006)
    Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Turkey; Turkey; Secularism; State
  • The Appeal of Islamic Politics: Ritual and Dialogue in a Poor District of Turkey.
    Tugal, Cihan Z. (2006)
    Sociological Quarterly 47:2: 245-273.

    Ethnography in a squatter section of Istanbul shows the Islamist party supported not as an Islamic expression but as a "reflection & refraction" of experienced interactions.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey, Istanbul; Politics, Turkey; Political Islam; Participant observation; Islam, Turkey
  • Spiritualitŕ come resistenza al laicismo: il movimento Nur in Turchia.
    Introvigne, Massimo (2006)
    Religioni e societŕ 55: 50-58.

    During the era of Attaturk when public religion was restricted, the mystic/spiritualist movement of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi developed by way of compensation.

    Associated Search Terms: Mysticism; Turkey; Islam, Turkey; Nur movement
  • Le 'dede' moderne: évolution des paramčtres de l'autorité religieuse de l'alévisme dans la turquie contemporaine.
    Dressler, Markus (2006)
    Sociologie et sociétés 38:1: 69-92.

    As the once marginal Alevist sect enters Turkish & diaspora society, its traditional leadership (dedelik) is differentiating into a traditional ritual sector & a secular one.

    Associated Search Terms: Leadership; Differentiation; Alevi; Islam, Turkey; Turkey
  • Multiple Modernities, Civil Society and Islam: The Case of Iran and Turkey.
    Kamali, Masoud (2006)
    Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Modernization; Turkey; Iran; Islam, Turkey
  • Conversion as a migration strategy in a transit country: Iranian Shiites becoming Christians in Turkey.
    Akcapar, Sebnem Koser (2006)
    International Migration Review 40:4: 817-857.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Conversion; Shi'ite; Turkey; Refugees
  • Mercato religioso, fondamentalismo e conservatorismo. Il caso della Turchia.
    Introvigne, Massimo (2005)
    La critica sociologica 152: 43-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Turkey; Islam, Turkey; Turkey
  • Modernity, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey. Bodies, Places, and Time.
    Çinar, Alev (2005)
    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Turkey; Modernity; Secularism; Turkey
  • La Turquie moderne et l'Islam.
    Zarcone, Thierry (2004)
    Paris: Flammarion.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Islam, Turkey
  • Turkey, Islam and the European Union.
    Fokas, Effie (2004)
    In N. Canefe and M. Ugur (eds.) Turkey and European Integration: Accession Prospects and Issues. London: Routledge, pp. 147-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Turkey; Turkey
  • Embedded Motion. Sacred Travel among Mevlevi Dervishes.
    Nikolaisen, Bente (2004)
    In Simon Coleman and John Eade (eds.) Reframing Pilgrimage. Cultures in Motion. London: Routledge, pp. 91-104.

    Based on interviews with Turkish dervishes who travel out of the country to perform their ritual in public. Mevlevi dervishes often debated which destinations were appropriate.

    Associated Search Terms: Mysticism; Turkey, Istanbul; Dervish; Islam, Sufi, Mevlevi; Pilgrimage; Islam, Turkey
  • Islamic Political Identity in Turkey.
    Yavuz, M. Hakan (2003)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Turkey; Turkey; Identity; Islam, Turkey
  • Knowledge in Trust: Sufi Women in Istanbul.
    Raudvere, Catharina (2003)
    Social Compass 50:1: 23-34.

    Ethnography of an informal female Sufi network in Istanbul.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Women; Islam, Turkey; Sufi, Turkey; Turkey, Istanbul
  • Living Islam: Women, Religion, & the Politicization of Culture in Turkey.
    Saktanber, Ayse (2002)
    New York: Palgrave (I.B. Tauris).

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey, Ankara; Politics, Turkey; Islam, Turkey; Women
  • Faces of the State: Secularism and Public Life in Turkey.
    Navarro-Yashin, Yael (2002)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Secularism; State
  • Islam, Kurds and the Turkish Nation State.
    Houston, Christopher (2001)
    New York: Berg Publishers.

    Examines whether Kurdish nationalists & the Turkish Islamist movement have enough common ground to work together.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Turkey; Turkey; Kurdish Turks
  • Die türkische Zivilreligion und die NATO.
    Dreßler, Markus (2001)
    In Werner Kremp and Berthold Meyer (eds.) Religion und Zivilreligion im atlantischen Bündnis. Trier, Wissenschaftlicher, pp. 321-335.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Civil religion
  • Crossing the Gods: World Religions and Worldly Politics.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (2001)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Poland; Guatemala; Brazil; Comparative; Thailand; China; Politics; Violence; State; Israel; Indonesia; Pakistan; Sweden; Egypt; Turkey; India
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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