Jan 23, 2020  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2019-2020
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EDWS 718 - The Dynamics of Cults


1 Credit Hours
This workshop focuses on the recent proliferation of cult activity and the issues that are raised by a study of this phenomenon. Practical strategies and suggestions for understanding this topic will be offered. Issues to be examined include: commonly held myths, the vulnerability of individuals to deceptive manipulation, the techniques of attitude change and personality conversion, how conversion states are maintained, the importance of critical thinking, the processes involved in leaving cultic groups and the rehabilitation needs of ex-members.

Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Levels: Graduate


College of Professional Sci School of Education



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