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Cults in our midst

Author: Margaret Thaler Singer; Janja Lalich
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1996, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Singer, Margaret Thaler.
Cults in our midst.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1996, ©1995
(OCoLC)895103692
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Thaler Singer; Janja Lalich
ISBN: 0787902667 9780787902667 0787900516 9780787900519
OCLC Number: 35979557
Description: xxiv, 373 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Defining cults --
Brief history of cults --
Process of brainwashing, psychological coercion, and thought reform --
What's wrong with cults? --
Recruiting new members --
Physiological persuasion techniques --
Psychological persuasion techniques --
Intruding into the workplace --
Threat of intimidation --
Rescuing the children --
Leaving the cult --
Recovery: coming out of the pseudopersonality.
Responsibility: Margaret Thaler Singer with Janja Lalich ; foreword by Robert Jay Lifton.

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