ERIC Number: EJ447888
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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From Monastery to Commune: Teaching the Sociology of Extraordinary Groups.
Smith, William L.
Teaching Sociology, v20 n1 p71-74 Jan 1991
Offers suggestions for a sociology course in extraordinary groups, utopian studies, or alternative communities to help broaden awareness and understanding of human behavior, past and present groups, and cultural pluralism. Includes ideas for field trips, projects, readings, and films and videos. Discusses basing lectures on commitment, conversion, and the cult experience. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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