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Author Johnson, Joan J., 1942-

Title The cult movement / Joan Johnson
Published New York : F. Watts, 1984

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 MELB  291.0973 JOH-C  AVAILABLE
Description 106 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents What is a cult? -- Cults and their leaders -- Why now? the sixties and the seventies -- Why young people? -- Recruiting techniques -- Mind control -- Cult life -- Getting out -- Drawing conclusions
Summary Traces the history and analyzes the appeal and the dangers of cults, or religious groups requiring blind obedience to a living leader, which have gradually grown in strength and popularity during the past twenty-five years
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 102-103
Subject Cults -- United States.
Cults.
Religion.
United States -- Religion.
LC no. 84007417
ISBN 0531047679