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  • 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    Unpublished Ph.D..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
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