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The Resource Saints under siege : the Texas State raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints, edited by Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson, (electronic resource)

Saints under siege : the Texas State raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints, edited by Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson, (electronic resource)

Label
Saints under siege : the Texas State raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints
Title
Saints under siege
Title remainder
the Texas State raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In April 2008, state police and child protection authorities raided Yearning for Zion Ranch near Eldorado, Texas, a community of 800 members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS), a polygamist branch of the Mormons. State officials claimed that the raid, which was triggered by anonymous phone calls from an underage girl to a domestic violence hotline, was based on evidence of widespread child sexual abuse. In a high-risk paramilitary operation, 439 children were removed from the custody of their parents and held until the Third Court of Appeals found that the st
Member of
Dewey number
261.7/208828933
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1941-
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  • Wright, Stuart A
  • Richardson, James T.
Series statement
The new and alternative religions series
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  • Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Church and state
  • Eldorado Region (Tex.)
Label
Saints under siege : the Texas State raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints, edited by Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn756661749
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814795309
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756661749
Label
Saints under siege : the Texas State raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints, edited by Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn756661749
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814795309
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756661749

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