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  • Storming Zion. Government Raids on Religious Communities.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Susan J. Palmer (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Overview of government raids on religious minorities. An increase in raids in the 1990s was related to a shift of the anti-cult movement from brain washing accusations to child abuse ones. 6 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-cult movement; The Family; Apostate; Branch Davidian; Case study; Child abuse; Conflict theory; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Moral panic; Nuwaubian; Persecution; Scientology; Brainwashing; State; Violence; Twelve Tribes; Social movement
  • Texas Redux. A Comparative Analysis of the FLDS and Branch Davidian Raids.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Jennifer Lara Fagen (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 150-177..

    Despite obvious differences, the 2 raids were similar in the role played by anticult activists & ex-members, the media, state agents, & accusations made.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Eldorado; Anti-cult movement; Comparative; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; United States, Texas, Waco; Waco; Branch Davidian
  • Revisiting the Branch Davidian Mass Suicide Debate.
    Wright, Stuart A. (2009)
    Nova Religio 13:2: 4-24.

    Disputes the thesis of Kenneth C.G. Newport that evidence clearly supports the theory of a mass suicide at Waco. Reply by Newport pp. 61-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Branch Davidian; Suicide; United States, Texas, Waco; Waco
  • Deaths in the Fire at the Branch Davidians' Mount Carmel. Who Bears Responsibility?
    Wessinger, Catherine (2009)
    Nova Religio 13:2: 25-60.

    Disputes the thesis of Kenneth C.G. Newport that the F.B.I. & A.T.F. were not responsible for the deaths at Waco. Reply by Newport pp. 61-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Waco; Branch Davidian; United States, Texas, Waco
  • Explaining Militarization at Waco: The Construction and Convergence of the Warfare Narrative.
    Wright, Stuart A. (2005)
    In James R. Lewis and Jesper Aagaard petersen (eds.), Controversial New Religions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 79-97.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Waco; Branch Davidian
  • A Critical Analysis of Evidentiary and Procedural Rulings in the Branch Davidian Civil Trial.
    Wright, Stuart A. (2002)
    In Derek Davis (ed.) New Religious Movements and Religious Liberty in America. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 101-113.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Waco; Branch Davidian
  • How the Millennium Comes Violently: From Jonestown to Heaven's Gate.
    Wessinger, Catherine (2000)
    New York: Seven Bridges Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Solar Temple; Millennial; Millenarian; Branch Davidian; Freemen; Aum Shinrikyo; Heavenīs Gate; Jonestown; Violence; Chen Tao
  • Apocalypse Observed: Religious Movements and Violence in North America, Europe and Japan.
    Hall, John R., with Philip D. Schuyler and Salvaine Trinh (2000)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Conflict; Heavenīs Gate; Aum Shinrikyo; Jonestown; Violence; Millennial; Branch Davidian; Solar Temple
  • Anatomy of a Government Massacre: Abuses of Hostage-barricade Protocols During the Waco Standoff.
    Wright, Stuart A. (1999)
    Terrorism and Political Violence 11:2: 39-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Waco; Branch Davidian; Violence; United States, Texas, Waco
  • Apostasy, Apocalypse and Religious Violence: An Exploratory Comparison of the Peoples Temple, the Branch Davidians and the Solar Temple.
    Hall, John R., and Philip Schuyler (1998)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.) The Role of Apostasy in Transforming Religious Movements. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

    Associated Search Terms: Branch Davidian; Peoples Temple; Solar Temple; Violence
  • Religious Totalism, Exemplary Dualism, and the Waco Tragedy.
    Anthony, Dick, and Thomas Robbins (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. palmer (eds.), Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 261-284.

    Contemporary cultural fragmentation furthers identity confusion that, in turn, makes people susceptible to totalistic movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Branch Davidian; Identity
  • Idee che uccidono: Jonestown, Waco, il Tempio Solare.
    Introvigne, Massimo (1996)
    Milano: Mimep/Docete.

    Associated Search Terms: Solar Temple; Branch Davidian; Suicide; Jonestown
  • Waco, Federal Law Enforcement, and Scholars of Religion.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (1995)
    In Stuart A. Wright (ed.), Armageddon in Waco. Critical Perspectives on the Branch Davidian Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 282-296.

    Reviews why law enforcement agencies ignored the religious content of the Branch Davidians in the Waco tragedy.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Waco; Branch Davidian
  • "Babies were Being Beaten." Exploring Child Abuse Allegations at Ranch Apocalypse.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and John P. Bartkowski (1995)
    In Stuart A. Wright (ed.), Armageddon in Waco. Critical Perspectives on the Branch Davidian Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 111-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Branch Davidian; United States, Texas, Waco
  • Manufacturing Consent about Koresh. A Structural Analysis of the Role of Media in the Waco Tragedy.
    Richardson, James T. (1995)
    In Stuart A. Wright (ed.) Armageddon in Waco. Critical Perspectives on the Branch Davidian Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 153-176.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Waco; Media; Branch Davidian
  • Breaching the "Wall of Separation": The Balance between Religious Freedom and Social Order.
    Williams, Rhys H. (1995)
    In Stuart A. Wright (ed.) Armageddon in Waco. Critical Perspectives on the Branch Davidian Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 299-322.

    Examines the facticity of informal religious establishment in the U.S. & its bearing on the Waco case.

    Associated Search Terms: State; United States, Texas, Waco; Branch Davidian
  • Public Narratives and the Apocalyptic Sect. From Jonestown to Mt. Carmel.
    Hall, John R. (1995)
    In Stuart A. Wright (ed.), Armageddon in Waco. Critical Perspectives on the Branch Davidian Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 205-235.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Apocalyptic; Branch Davidian; Suicide; Jonestown; United States, Texas, Waco
  • Cops, News Copy, and Public Opinion. Legitimacy and the Social Construction of Evil in Waco.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr., and Jeffrey K. Hadden (1995)
    In Stuart A. Wright 9ed. Armageddon in Waco. Critical Perspectives on the Branch Davidian Conflict. Chicago: Univesity of Chicago Press, pp. 177-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Branch Davidian; Legitimation; United States, Texas, Waco; Constructionist theory
  • Construction and Escalation of a Cult Threat: Dissecting Moral Panic and Official Reaction to the Branch Davidians.
    Wright, Stuart A. (1995)
    In Stuart A. Wright (ed.) Armageddon in Waco. Critical Perspectives on the Branch Davidian Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 75-94.

    Applies constructionist theory to the emergence of the Waco Branch Davidians as a problem.

    Associated Search Terms: Branch Davidian; United States, Texas, Waco; Social problem; Constructionist theory
  • The Davidian Tradition. From Patronal Clan to Prophetic Movement.
    Bromley, David G., and Edward D. Silver (1995)
    In Stuart A. Wright (ed.), Armageddon in Waco. Critical Perspectives on the Branch Davidian Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 43-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Patronal clan; Sect; Historical; Prophet; United States, Texas, Waco; Branch Davidian
  • From the Ashes: Making Sense of Waco.
    Lewis, James R. (ed.) (1994)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Includes essays on the Branch Davidians by James T. Richardson, Dick Anthony, James Beckford, Thomas Robbins, & Dean Kelly.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Waco; Branch Davidian
  • Report to the Justice and Treasury Departments Regarding Law Enforcement Interaction with the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (1993)
    In Recommendations of Experts for Improvements in Federal Law enforcement after Waco. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice.

    Associated Search Terms: Waco; Branch Davidian
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Responses to Branch Davidian Notoriety: Patterns of Diversity Within a Sect Reducing Tension with Society.
    Lawson, Ronald (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:3: 323-341.

    Examines alternative Seventh-day Adventist responses, including distantiation, toward the stigmatized relative, the Branch Davidian sect.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist; Branch Davidian; Stigma; Waco
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