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  • Landmark in Israel. Recruitment and Maintenance of Clients in a Human Potential Organization.
    Melchior, Sefi, and Stephen Sharot (2010)
    Nova Religio 13:4: 61-83.

    Participant observation & interview study of Landmark, the successor to est, in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Landmark (est); est, Israel; Participant observation; Israel; Human potential movement
  • Des nouvelles formes du religieux? Entre quête de bien-être et logique protetataire: le cas des groupes post-Nouvel-Âge en France.
    Rocchi, Valérie (2003)
    Social Compass 50:2: 175-189.

    1994-98 field work in France suggests post-New Age groups are not necessarily individualist, spontaneous, & de-institutionalized. Their theme of magic exemplifies instrumental reason.

    Associated Search Terms: France; New religions; New age; Quasi-religion; Human potential movement; Healing; Network; Rationality; Magic
  • On the Margins of the Sacred.
    Greil, Arthur L., and David R. Rudy (1990)
    In Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.), In Gods We Trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America, Second Edition. Revised and Expanded. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 219-232.

    Associated Search Terms: Human potential movement; Definition of religion
  • The Dynamics of Change in the Human Potential Movement.
    Wallis, Roy (1985)
    In Rodney Stark (ed.) Religious Movements: Genesis, Exodus, and Numbers. New York: Paragon House, pp. 129-156; and in Roy Wallis and Steve Bruce, Sociological Theory, Religion and Collective Action. Belfast: The Queen's University of Belfast, 1986]

    Descriptive overview.

    Associated Search Terms: Human potential movement; Change
  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Utilitarianism: The Case of EST.
    Abraham, Gary A. (1983)
    Theory and Society 12:6: 739-773.

    Presents parallels between the Protestant Ethic & the human potential movement, illustrated with the case of est.

    Associated Search Terms: est; Comparative; Human potential movement
  • Interpersonal Contamination: Pollution Fears in the Human Potential Movement.
    Westley, Frances (1982)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences eligieuses 11:2: 149-162.

    Interprets interview material from human potential groups in Montreal with concepts from Mary Douglas' Purity and Danger (1966).

    Associated Search Terms: Ambivalence; Purity/pollution; Human potential movement; Canada, Quebec, Montreal
  • Enlightenment and Social Significance: The Personal and Social Significance of Est and the Human Potential Movement.
    Stone, Donald (1981)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley.

    Associated Search Terms: est; Human potential movement
  • The Human Potential Movement.
    Stone, Donald (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.) The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 93-115.

    Overview, illustrated by specific reference to groups in the San Francisco Bay area.

    Associated Search Terms: Human potential movement; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
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