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Internet in the home or somewhere in their communities. Immigrant families and low-SES
families might feel more of a need to own a computer rather than to have a television. There are
many reasons for this, but it is obvious that these families...
This chapter is outlined by first revisiting the problem and issues and why they are
important to this final discussion. Next, the similarities and differences between the results of
this study and that of others are...
English classes. Parents with low-literate children spoke only their native Spanish during the
home visit interview and never mentioned that they were learning English. All parents
interviewed for the home visits were either from Mexico or...
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Since the incorporation of polygamy into the LDS Church’s faith in the 1830’s, there has been strong opposition to it. In the 1856 Republican Party convention (GOP convention of 1856, 1856), members of the Republican...
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Public interest in polygamy has steadily increased in the past decade as television dramas such as HBO’s “Big Love,” talk shows like Oprah and Dr. Phil, TLC’s reality television show “Sister Wives” and news...
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marriage in peace. From this time forward, the Work maintained a congregation in Salt Lake City and one in Short Creek.
As Lorin Woolley grew older, he understood that it would be important to reorganize the high priesthood...
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opposition as outsiders already had strong preconceived notions about polygamy. Most people naturally lumped all polygamous communities together and assumed the atrocities that were happening in Colorado City were ubiquitous...
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purposes for practicing polygamy. Their work gave a holistic and broadly based understanding of what life was like for people in the two fundamentalist communities in which they worked.
To establish the...
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by the dominant faction. Surrounding this dominant society there are many peripheral groups that make up the remainder of general society. Members of these muted groups are distinguished from “mainstream” culture because...
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Important to standpoint theory is the idea that a person who has constructed an oppositional position is more aware not only of her own position and role in society, but also aware of the positions and roles of those within...
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that the action of each boy perfectly mimics one another. Without understanding the meaning behind the action, each action could be construed as identical, but by understanding the “thick description” an observer clearly...
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the findings of this study (Carbaugh, 2007). Although this study evaluates the Centennial Park community and communication through the lens of a critical theory, the results and conclusions of this study are only intended to...
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no wives. Most of these men expected to be asked by the community leaders to marry another wife sometime in the future. Contraceptives were discouraged because the Work preached that the main purpose of life on earth is to...
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that chose not to live the polygamous lifestyle still remained an active part of the family and maintained strong relationships with her siblings and parents. Her decision to not live the principle of plural marriage caused...
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they wished; (4) removed the opportunity for participants to identify the expectation of the researcher from among a list of other options, as is the case with a questionnaire; and (5) through my giving of random...
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Chapter 4: Findings
The main purpose for the community of Centennial Park’s transition from assertive separation to assertive accommodation was to gain greater acceptance and understanding from the dominant culture....