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  • Portrait des Mormons fondamentalistes de l'ouest canadien. De Joseph Smith à Winston Blackmore.
    Pelland, Marie-Andrée, and Dianne Casoni (2009)
    In Martin Geoffroy and Jean-Guy Vaillancourt (eds.) La religion à l'extrême. Montréal: Médiaspaul, pp. 263-301.

    Study of a polygynous sect in the Mormon tradition in British Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Canada; Polygyny; Canada, British Columbia, Bountiful
  • A Matter of Principle. Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamy, Children, and Human Rights Debates.
    Kent, Stephen A. (2006)
    Nova Religio 10:1: 7-29. Comment by Martha Sonntag Bradley, pp. 30-42. Comment by Lori G. Beamn, pp. 43-51.

    Associated Search Terms: Polygyny; Canada, British Columbia, Creston; United States, Arizona, Short Creek; Mormon
  • The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver: Three Generations amid Tradition, Modernity, and Multiculturalism.
    Nayar, Kamala E. (2004)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver; Sikh, Canada; Conflict
  • Altruism and Activism. Character Disposition and Ideology as Factors in Blockade of an Abortion Clinic. An Exploratory Study.
    Seaton, Craig E. (1990)
    Cummings & Hathaway. [2nd Ed., Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1996.]

    Based on questionnaire & interview data from persons arrested in Vancouver, B.C., 1988-89, after blockading an abortion clinic.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Activism; Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver
  • Contacts, Cognitions, and Conversion: A Rational Choice Approach.
    Gartrell, C. David, and Zane K. Shannon (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 27;1: 32-48.

    Proposes an outcomes anticipation model of conversion; illustrates the model with observations on Divine Light Mission in Victoria, British Columbia.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Rational choice theory; Canada, British Columbia, Victoria; Divine Light Mission
  • Mennonites in Vancouver--a Survey.
    Letkeman, Peter (1968)
    Mennonite Life 23:4: 160-164.

    Examines behavioral patterns of Mennonites in Vancouver & the relationship between Mennonites & the larger community.

    Associated Search Terms: Community; Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver; Mennonite, Canada
  • A Test of Simmel on the Secret Society: The Doukhobors of British Columbia.
    Hawthorn, Harry B. (1956)
    American Journal of Sociology 62:1: 1-7.

    Tests some of Simmel's statements on the operation of a secret society by reference to the Sons of Freedom sect of the British Columbia Doukhobors.

    Associated Search Terms: Simmel, Georg; Secrecy; Canada, British Columbia; Doukhobor
  • Doukhobor Religion.
    Herbison, Hugh (1955)
    In Harry B. Hawthorn (ed.), The Doukhobors of British Columbia. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press [Also B.R. Blishen, et al. (eds.), Canadian Society. Sociological Perspectives (NY: Free Press, 1961; 3rd ed. Toronto: Macmillan, 1971)]

    Doukhobor religion is based on group mysticism, perfectionist ideology, & an internal theocracy; it lacks adaptability & any release for guilt feelings.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, British Columbia; Doukhobor
  • The Russian Doukhobors of British Columbia: A Study of Social Adjustment and Conflict.
    Hirabayashi, Gordon Kiyoshi (1952)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Washington.

    Attempts to investigate & analyze the adjustment process & attendant conflicts experienced by a primitive sect; sees the Doukhobor problem as one of a primary group facing a secondary group situation.

    Associated Search Terms: Doukhobor; Canada, British Columbia; Sect; Conflict; Primary group
  • Change in Jewish Religious Life.
    Kogen, David Chaim (1951)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of British Columbia.

    Based on participant observation, interview, & questionnaire data from Vancouver, British Columbia; focuses on a conflict over changes in practice & organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Conflict; Jewish, Canada; Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver; Change
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