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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Van Eck Duymaer Van Twist, Amanda.
New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, 
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Amanda Van Eck Duymaer Van Twist; UPSO eCollections (University Press Scholarship Online).
|ISBN:||9780190214746 0190214740 9780199827794 0199827796|
|Description:||1 online resource (262 pages .)|
|Contents:||Sects and their children --
Sects, children, and society --
Leadership and discipline --
Points of conflict: the children of God and the state --
What happened?: the aftermath of growing up in a sectarian group --
What is perceived as successful socialization? --
The young members who stay --
The young members who leave --
In the wilderness.
|Responsibility:||Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist.|
Perfect Children is an insightful and sometimes disturbing study of youth growing up in new or sectarian religious movements. The author shows us that the experimental project of rearing perfect