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  • Averting Apocalpyse at Rajneeshpuram.
    Goldman, Marion S. (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:3: 311-327.

    Factors contributing to avoiding violence between the controversial commune & outside agents.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Violence; Conflict
  • Passionate Journeys: Why Successful Women Joined a Cult.
    Goldman, Marion S. (2000)
    Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Women; Conversion
  • From Promiscuity to Celibacy: Women and Sexual Regulation at Rajneeshpuram.
    Goldman, Marion S. (1995)
    In Mary Jo Neitz and Marion S. Goldman (eds.), Sex, Lies and Sanctity: Religion and Deviance in Contemporary North America. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, Inc., pp. 203-219.

    When Bagwan Rajneesh predicted an AIDS epidemic & changed sexual norms, women observed the new rules while men did not.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Sexual norms; Commune; Women; Rajneesh
  • Feelings after the Fall: Former Rajneeshpuram Commune Members' Perceptions of and Affiliation with the Rajneeshee Movement.
    Latkin, Carl A., Norman D. Sundberg, Richard A. Littman, Melissa G. Katsikis, and Richard A. Hagan (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:1: 65-73.

    Based on questionnaire data from former members of the disbanded commune; shows continued favorable views & affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Commune
  • Seeing Red: A Socio-Psychological Analysis of the Rajneeshpuram Conflict.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:3: 257-271.

    Based on 1985-86 participant observation, interviews, & questionnaire data, including state-wide Oregon telephone survey data. Describes the social psychology of emerging hostility.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Hostility; Conflict
  • Therapy, Charisma and Social Control in the Rajneesh Movement.
    Palmer, Susan J., and Frederick Bird (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:S: S71-S85.

    Therapy in Rajneeshpuram forged new identities through breaking taboos, promoting alternative sexual ethics, & forming a charisma-based community.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Identity; Rajneesh; Medical; Commune; Sexuality
  • From Device to Vice: Social Control and Intergroup Conflict at Rajneeshpuram.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:4: 363-378.

    Analyzes questionnaire & interview data, 1982-87 but mostly '85-86, at Rajneeshpuram & statewide; leaders' isolation entered into both the processes of social control & conflict with the host society.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; Conflict; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Social control
  • Charisma and Control in Rajneeshpuram. The Role of Shared Values in the Creation of a Community.
    Carter, Lewis F. (1990)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Studies the group control methods used by the leaders of the community established in Oregon by the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Commune; Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram
  • The Self-Concept of Rajneeshpuram Commune Members.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1990)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 29:1: 91-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Rajneesh; Self concept
  • Gender Roles in the Experimental Community: Rajneeshpuram.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1989)
    Sex Roles 21: 629-652.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Gender role; Commune; Rajneesh
  • Who Lies in Utopia? A Brief Report on the Rajneeshpuram Research Project.
    Latkin, Carl A., Richard A. Hagan, Richard A. Littman, and Norman D. Sundberg (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:1: 73-81.

    Members of the disbanded community were young, mostly white, well-educated, & from middle & upper middle class backgrounds; psychological data indicate healthy self-perceptions.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Self concept
  • Rajneeshpuram, Oregon--An Exploration of Gender and Work Roles, Self-Concept, and Psychological Well-Being in an Experimental Community.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1987)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Oregon. [DA 48:7 B, p. 2141]

    A 1985 survey & 4 years participant observation show the subculturally esteemed "feminine" traits.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; Participant observation; Women; Commune; Self concept; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram
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