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Title Modern polygamy in the United States : historical, cultural, and legal issues / edited by Cardell K. Jacobson with Lara Burton
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 368 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Prologue : the incident at Eldorado, Texas / Cardell K. Jacobson and Lara Burton -- A repeat of history : a comparison of the Short Creek and Eldorado raids on the FLDS / Martha Sonntag Bradley -- One vision : the making, unmaking, and remaking of a fundamentalist polygamous community / Heber B. Hammon and William Jankowiak -- Twenty years of observations about the fundamentalist polygamists / Ken Driggs -- History, culture, and variability of Mormon schismatic groups / Janet Bennion -- Differing polygamous patterns : nineteenth-century LDS and twenty-first-century FLDS marriage systems / Kathryn M. Daynes -- Demographic, social, and economic characteristics of a polygamist community / Tim B. Heaton and Cardell K. Jacobson -- The many faces of polygamy : an analysis of the variability in modern Mormon fundamentalism in the intermountain west / Janet Bennion -- "What love got to do with it?" : earthly experience of celestial marriage, past and present / Carrie A Miles -- Social scientific perspectives on the FLDS rain and the corresponding media coverage / Ryan T. Cragun and Michael Nielsen -- Learning the wrong lessons : a comparison of FLDS, Family International, and Branch Davidian child-protection interventions / Gary Shepherd and Gordon Shepherd -- The international fight against barbarism : historical and comparative perspectives on marriage timing, consent, and polygamy / Arland Thornton -- Child protection law and the FLDS raid in Texas / Linda F. Smith -- The intricacies and ethics of parental genetic testing / Deborah L. Cragun and Ryan T. Cragun
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Polygamy -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Burton, Lara.
Jacobson, Cardell K., 1941-
ISBN 0199830223 (electronic bk.)
9780199830220 (electronic bk.)