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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
  • Rescuing children? Government raids and child abuse allegations in historical and cross-cultural perspective.
    Palmer, Susan J. (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson 9eds.) Saints under Siege. New York: New York University Press, pp. 51-79.

    Associated Search Terms: Child abuse
  • Who spares the rod? Religious orientation, social conformity, and child abuse potential.
    Rodriguez, Christina M., and Ryan C. Henderson (2010)
    Child Abuse and neglect 34: 84-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Child abuse; Corporal punishment
  • Hare Krishna Transformed.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (2007)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Follow-up study of ISKON: scandal, conflict over acceptance of family life, conflict over role of women, & influx of Indian immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Stigma; Education; Conflict; Migrant; Indian Americans; Accommodation; Family; Feminism; Child abuse; Women; Hare Krishna; Change
  • Bingo. Mandatory Celibacy and Clergy Sexual Abuse.
    Haggett, Louise (2005)
    Freeport, Maine: Center for the Study of Religious Issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Celibacy; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Child abuse; Sexual abuse
  • The Effects of Childhood Maltreatment on Adult Religiosity and Spirituality: Rejecting God the Father Because of Abusive Fathers?
    Bierman, Alex (2005)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 44:3: 349-359.

    Analyzes 1995 National (U.S.A.) Survey of Midlife Development data from American adults; physical (non-sexual) & emotional abuse by fathers in childhood predicts lower religiosity in adulthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Child abuse; God, image of
  • Children in New Religious Movements.
    Hardman, Charlotte E. (2004)
    In James R. Lewis (ed.)The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 386-416.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Socialization; Children; Child abuse
  • Religious Involvement and Domestic Violence among U.S. Couples.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Kristin L. Anderson (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:2: 269-286.

    Analyzes 1987-88 National Survey of Families and Households data (U.S.A..); religious involvement is inversely related to domestic violence, even after statistical controls are introduced.

    Associated Search Terms: Spouse abuse; Child abuse; Family; Violence
  • Child-rearing Issues in Totalist Groups.
    Siskind, Amy (2001)
    ]In Benjamin Zablocki and Thomas Robbins (eds.) Misunderstanding Cults. Searching for Objectivity in a Controversial Field. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 415-451.

    Associated Search Terms: Child abuse; Commune; Oneida; Children of God; Bruderhof; Hare Krishna; Children
  • Are There Religious Variations in Domestic Violence?
    Ellison, Christopher G., John P. Bartkowski, and Kristin L. Anderson (1999)
    Journal of Family Issues 20: 87-113.

    Associated Search Terms: Spouse abuse; Child abuse; Violence; Family
  • Social Control of New Religions: From 'Brainwashing' Claims to Child Sex Abuse Allegations.
    Richardson, James T. (1999)
    In Susan J. Palmer and Charlotte E. Hardman (eds.), Children in New Religions. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 172-186.

    Associated Search Terms: Child abuse; New religions; Social control; Anti-cult movement; Brainwashing
  • Child Abuse in the Hare Krishna Movement: 1971-1986.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr., with Jennifer Heinlein (1998)
    ISKCON Communications Journa 6:1: 43-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna; Children; Child abuse
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