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EDWIN L. PETERSEN
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discovery that emerged from this qualitative study were the differences in the amounts of literacy
activities that took place per hour. For example, even though these families were all from low-
SES backgrounds, researchers categorized them into...
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Table of Contents
1) Rationale 7
a) Background 10
2) Review of Literature 25
a) Polygamy 25
b) Power Differentiation 28
c) Co-cultural Theory 34
3) Method 39
a) Ethnography 39
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became the fourth president of the Church. In the LDS Church’s biannual General Conference in April of 1890, where leaders of the Church gathered to speak to the general Church members about issues relating to doctrine and...
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Heber J. Grant understood that he needed to receive the blessing of John W. Woolley but because of his jealousy and overinflated ego, was unwilling to accept that another person held a higher power than himself. Because...
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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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Chapter 2: Review of Literature
In order to clearly organize the literature to be reviewed, I organized the literature into three categories, (a) polygamy, (b) power differentiation, and (c) co-cultural...
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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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Because discrimination has become more amorphous, it is more difficult to precisely identify and acknowledge (Camara & Orbe, 2010; Bosmajian, 1983).
In addition to combating biased language, members of peripheral or...
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understanding of why social inequality exists (McCall, 2005). For example, instead of focusing on gender by itself, many feminists are evaluating various biological, social and cultural categories such as gender, race,...
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social spheres. Often power is distributed and assigned to achieve specific goals, which dilutes the concentration of power by spreading it to several different people; (5) subverted groups nearly always possess some power....
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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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Ours are spiritual marriages. And our associations are motivated by spiritual beliefs and commitments that extend beyond this life. So they are very real to us and eternal to us. And when you consider the ramifications of...
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to the general trends. This study is no different. Although many of these roles are strictly male or female, some roles are played by both genders, but by one gender more than the other.
Because of the strong distinction...
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good people outside of their community, the risk for some was too great and they decided not to participate in disseminating the community’s message.
Through this difficult process of shifting from assertive separation to...
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This study opens the door to a great deal of interesting questions that warrant further research. Centennial Park is only one small portion of the fundamentalist Mormon polygamist movement. There are at least 12 organized...
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Hymes, D. (1972). Models of the interaction of language and social life. In J. Gumperz & D. Hymes (Eds.), Directions in sociolinguistics: The ethnography of communication (pp. 35–71). New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston....
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (2001). Doctrine and covenants student manual (2nd ed.). Salt Lake City, UT: Church Educational System. Utah/Arizona Attorney General's Offices. (2009). The primer: A...