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ERIC Number: EJ182027
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-0112
Cargo Cult in a Western Town: A Cultural Approach to Episodic Change
Burns, Allen F.
Rural Sociology, 43, 2, 164-77, Sum 78
A social, cultural, and often religious movement directed at improving community spiritual and material life, the cargo cult is discussed as a principle of community organization effecting positive change. This article reviews the cargo cults of Oceania and applies the concept to a small western town (Wilcox, Arizona). (JC)
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Identifiers - Location: Arizona