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  • Intimate Diversity: The Presentation of Multiculturalism and Multiracialism in a High-Boundary Religious Movement.
    Jenkins, Kathleen E. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:3: 393-409.

    Based on field studies of International Churches of Christ congregations, with comparisons to Baha'i & Peoples Temple. High boundary groups that are diverse offer greater exposure to intimate diversity, but in limited contradictory ways.

    Associated Search Terms: International Churches of Christ; Baha´i; Jonestown; Race; Ethnic; Diversity; Parish; Participant observation; Polity
  • 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; Heaven´s 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; Heaven´s Gate; Aum Shinrikyo; Jonestown; Violence; Millennial; Branch Davidian; Solar Temple
  • Idee che uccidono: Jonestown, Waco, il Tempio Solare.
    Introvigne, Massimo (1996)
    Milano: Mimep/Docete.

    Associated Search Terms: Solar Temple; Branch Davidian; Suicide; Jonestown
  • 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
  • Il carisma malato. Il People's Temple e il suicidio collettivo di Jonestown.
    Pozzi, Enrico (1992)
    Napoli: Liguore Editore.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown; Suicide
  • The Apocalypse at Jonestown (with afterword).
    Hall, John R. (1990)
    In Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.), In Gods We Trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America, 2nd ed., revised & expanded. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 269-293.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown
  • Charisma.
    Lindholm, Charles (1990)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts; Basil Blackwell.

    Examines the development of the concept; focuses on the experiential aspect of charisma. Considers manifestations in a primary group (Manson family), communal movement (Jonestown), nation (Hitler), & tribal society (shamanism).

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Jonestown; Manson family; Shamanism
  • Jonestown and the Scientific Study of Religion.
    Hargrove, Barbara J.W. (1989)
    In Rebecca Moore and Fielding McGehee III (eds.), New Religious Movements, Mass Suicide, and Peoples Temple. Scholarly Perspectives on a Tragedy. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 23-40.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown
  • The People's Temple as a Continuation and an Interruption of Religious Marginality in America.
    Weightman, Judith M. (1989)
    In Rebecca Moore and Fielding McGehee III (eds.) New Religious Movements, Mass Suicide, and People's Temple. Scholarly Perspectives on a Tragedy. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 5-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown
  • Exemplary Dualism and Authoritarianism at Jonestown.
    Jones, Constance A. (1989)
    In Rebecca Moore and Fielding McGehee III (eds.), New Religious Movements, Mass Suicide, and Peoples Temple. Scholarly Perspectives on a Tragedy. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 209-230.

    Associated Search Terms: Authoritarianism; Jonestown
  • The Effect of Jonestown on Suicide Perception and Behavior.
    Stack, Steven (1989)
    In Rebecca Moore and Fielding McGehee III (eds.) New Religious Movmenets, Mass Suicide; and Peoples Temple. Scholarly Perspectives on a Tragedy. Lewison, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 135-151.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown; Suicide
  • The Peoples Temple, the Apocalypse at Jonestown, and the Anti-cult Movement.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr., David G. Bromley, and Edward F. Breschel (1989)
    In Rebecca Moore and Fielding McGehee III (eds.) New Religious Movements, Mass Suicice, and Peoples Temple. Scholarly perspectives on a Tragedy. Lewiston, New york: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 153-178.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown; Anti-cult movement
  • New Religious Movements, Mass Suicide, and People's Temple.
    Moore, Rebecca, and Fielding McGehee, III (1989)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Suicide; Jonestown
  • The Historical Antecedents of Jonestown: The Sociology of Martyrdom.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (1989)
    In Rebecca Moore and Fielding McGehee III (eds.) New Religious Movements, Mass Suicide, and Peoples Temple. Scholarly Perspectives on a Tragedy. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 51-76.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Jonestown; Suicide
  • Jonestown and Bishop Hill: Continuities and Disjunctures in Religious Conflict.
    Hall, John R. (1989)
    In Rebecca Moore and Fielding McGehee III (eds.), New Religious Movements, Mass Suicide, and Peoples Temple. Scholarly Perspectives on a Trajedy. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 77-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Jonestown; Erik Janssonist Movement (Bishop Hill)
  • Salvation and Suicide: An Interpretation of Jim Jones, the People's Temple, and Jonestown.
    Chidester, David (1988)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown
  • The Impact of Apostates on the Trajectory of Religious Movements. The Case of People's Temple.
    Hall, John R. (1988)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.), Falling from the Faith. Causes and Consequences of Religious Apostasy. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 229-250.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Jonestown
  • Collective Welfare as Resource Mobilization in People's Temple: A Case Study of a Poor People's Religious Social Movement.
    Hall, John R. (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 49:S: S64-S77.

    People's Temple experienced resource-related tensions in a poor people's movement; its communal & world-transforming stance, joined to its fund-raising methods, sharpened external conflict. Within, it became an absorbing charismatic bureaucracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Jonestown
  • Gone from the Promised Land: Jonestown in American Cultural History.
    Hall, John R. (1987)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown
  • Religious Mass Suicide before Jonestown: The Russian Old Believers.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47;1: 1-20.

    Parallels of the Old Believer with People's Temple suicides include apocalyptic excitation, a perception of evil taking political form, & expectation of imminent attack by hostile forces. Differences include degree of persecution & Old Believer survival.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Old Believers; Historical; Old Believers, Russia; Jonestown
  • Making Sense of the Jonestown Suicides: A Sociological History of People's Temple.
    Weightman, Judith M. (1983)
    New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown; Historical
  • Violence and Religious Commitment: Implications of Jim Jones's People's Temple Movement.
    Levi, Ken (ed.) (1982)
    University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown
  • Cult Extremism: The Reducation of Normative Dissonance.
    Mills, Edgar W. (1982)
    In Ken Levi (ed.) Violence and Religious Commitment. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, pp. 75-87.

    Also in Loren L. Dawson (ed.) Cults in Context. Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 1996, pp. 385-396; New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1998, pp. 385-396.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Jonestown
  • Sécularisation et déboires du sacré: le suicide collectif de Jonestown.
    Pozzi, Enrico (1982)
    Cahiers internationnaux de sociologie 29/72: 131-144.

    Uses American Department of Justice data on the victims of the 1978 Jonestown suicide: 68% female, 80% African American, etc.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Jonestown
  • The Apocalypse at Jonestown.
    Hall, John R. (1981)
    In Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.), In Gods We Trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 171-190.

    Also in Lorne L. Dawson (ed.), Cults in Context. Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 1996, pp. 365-384; New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1998, pp. 365-384.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown
  • Strange Gods. The Great American Cult Scare.
    Bromley, David G., and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (1981)
    Boston: Beacon.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Scientology; Anti-cult movement; Unification Church; Jonestown; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Divine Light Mission; Children of God; Contributions
  • The Social Constuction and Interpretation of Deviance: Jonestown and the Mass Media.
    Jorgensen, Danny Lynn (1980)
    Deviant Behavior 1:3/4: 309-332.

    Notes that media reaction to the November 1978 events was selective & stylized.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown; Media
  • Shaping the public response to Jonestown. The People's Temple and the anti-cult movement.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr., and David G. Bromley (1980)
    In Kenneth Levi (ed.) Violence and Religious Commitment. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown; Anti-cult movement
  • People's Temple and Jonestown: A Corrective Comparison and Critique.
    Richardson, James T. (1980)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19:3: 239-255.

    Jonestown did not resemble other new religious movements in social location & time of inception, kinds of member, organization, social control technique & outside contact, resocialization techniques, ideology, general orientation, or ritual activities.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Jonestown
  • Jonestown--The Case of a Greedy Institution.
    Coser, Rose, and Lewis Coser (1979)
    Sociale Wetenschappen 22:2: 100-107.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown
  • Le suicide-massacre de Guyana et son contexte.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (1979)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 47;2: 167-187.

    A review of journalistic accounts of the Jonestown deaths.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown
  • Dilemmas of Charismatic Leadership: The Case of the People's Temple.
    Johnson, Doyle Paul (1979)
    Sociological Analysis 40:4: 315-323.

    The inherent precarity of charismatic authority can be countered by recruiting the disprivileged & fostering among them a total dependency on the group.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown; Charisma
  • Mourir à Jonestown.
    Baechler, Jean (1979)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 20:2: 173-210.

    Reviews the history of the mass suicide, the personal problems of Jim Jones, & the thought processes that could have led his followers to suicide.

    Associated Search Terms: Jonestown; Suicide
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