Definition of Reform Movement
Reform Movement Pronunciation
Syllabification: re·form move·ment
- American English – /ri-fORm mOOv-muhnt/
- British English – /ri-fAWm mOOv-muhnt/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /riˈfɔrm ˈmuvmənt/
- British English – /ˌriːˈfɔːm ˈmuːvmənt/
- Plural: reform movements
- The terms “reform movement” and “reform social movement” are used interchangeably in a sociological context.
- Other social movements studied in social movement theory include:
- Also called: reformative movement
- new social movement theory
- prognostic framing
- resource mobilization theory
- social action
- social change
- social movement
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “reform movement.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved July 31, 2021 (https://sociologydictionary.org/reform-movement/).
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reform movement. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/reform-movement/
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “reform movement.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed July 31, 2021. https://sociologydictionary.org/reform-movement/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“reform movement.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 31 Jul. 2021. <https://sociologydictionary.org/reform-movement/>.