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Title Saints under siege [electronic resource] : the Texas State raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints / edited by Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 270 p. : ill.
Series The new and alternative religions series
New and alternative religions series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The past as prologue : a comparison of the Short Creek and Eldorado polygamy raids / Martha Bradley Evans -- Rescuing children? : government raids and child abuse allegations in historical and cross-cultural perspective / Susan J. Palmer -- The struggle for legitimacy : tensions between the LDS and FLDS / Ryan T. Cragun, Michael Nielsen and Heather Clingenpeel -- Reader responses to the yearning for Zion Ranch raid and its aftermath on the websites of the Salt Lake tribune and the Desert news / Michael William Hamilton -- Deconstructing official rationales for the Texas State raid on the FLDS / Stuart A. Wright -- Texas redux : a comparative analysis of the FLDS and Branch Davidian raids / Stuart A. Wright and Jennifer Lara Fagen -- Large scale FLDS raids : the dangers and appeal of crime control theater / Camille Brown and Carlene Gonzales -- Strategic dissolution and the politics of opposition : parallels in the state raids on the Twelve Tribes and the FLDS / Jean Swantko Wiseman -- Political and legislative context of the FLDS raid in Texas / James T. Richardson and Tamatha L. Scheinert -- Pyrrhic victory? : an analysis of the appeal court opinions concerning the FLDS children / Tamatha L. Schreinert and James T. Richardson.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints -- History -- 21st century.
Church and state -- Texas -- Eldorado Region -- History -- 21st century.
Eldorado Region (Tex.) -- Church history -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Wright, Stuart A.
Richardson, James T., 1941-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780814795286 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814795293 (pb : alk. paper)
9780814795309 (e-book)

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