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  • Deconstructing Official Rationales for the Texas State Raid on the FLDS.
    Wright, Stuart A. (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 124-149.

    Explores stratagems & rhetorical themes used to raid a religious commune & separate children from their families.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral crusade; Moral panic; Social construction of reality; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Anti-cult movement; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Deviance amplification; Social problem; Apostate
  • Moral Entrepreneuring in Japan: A Labeling Theory Analysis of the Salvation Army's Efforts.
    Nelson, Jack E. (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 40:1: 35-54.

    Historical case study of Salvation Army missionary endeavors in Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbolic crusade; Moral entrepreneur; Alcohol; Moral; Salvation Army, Japan; Labeling; Japan; Missions
  • Fundamentalist Religion and the Moral Crusade against Satanism: The Social Construction of Deviant Behavior.
    Victor, Jeffrey S. (1994)
    Deviant Behavior 15:3: 305-334.

    Based on interviews, participant observation, & other methods in the Jamestown, New York, area.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Symbolic interactionism; Moral crusade; Deviance/social control; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Support for the Christian Right Old and New: A Comparison of Supporters of the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade and the Moral Majority.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1989)
    Sociological Focus 22:2: 87-98.

    Analyzes 1964 & '84 American National Election Studies data; shows '64 C.A.C.C. support not consistently conservative but inclusive of secular conservatives, while '84 M.M. support was consistent but limited to religious conservatives.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Christian Anti-Communism Crusade; Moral Majority; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • America's Radical Right Revisited. A Comparison of the Activists in Christian Right Organizations from the 1960s and the 1980s.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:1: 46-57.

    Shows the 1980s Ohio Moral Majority resembling comparable 1960s organizations; activists in both are high socio-economic status Republicans.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral Majority; United States, Ohio; Politics, U.S.A.; Christian Anti-Communism Crusade
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