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The Resource Alcoholics Anonymous : cult or cure?, by Charles Bufe ; with an introduction by Stanton Peele

Alcoholics Anonymous : cult or cure?, by Charles Bufe ; with an introduction by Stanton Peele

Label
Alcoholics Anonymous : cult or cure?
Title
Alcoholics Anonymous
Title remainder
cult or cure?
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Bufe ; with an introduction by Stanton Peele
Creator
Contributor
Author
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the recovery program, discusses its philosophy regarding a "higher power," and argues that it is not always as effective as proponents claim, and shows many--but not all--of the characteristics of a cult, especially in its institutional forms
Cataloging source
CLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bufe, Charles
Dewey number
362.29286
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5278
LC item number
.B84 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Peele, Stanton
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Alcoholics
  • Self-help groups
Label
Alcoholics Anonymous : cult or cure?, by Charles Bufe ; with an introduction by Stanton Peele
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223125831074
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Typical AA meeting -- The Oxford Group Movement: the forerunner of AA -- A Brief history of AA -- The Oxford groups & AA: similarities & differences -- The 12 steps -- The 12 traditions -- How effective is AA? -- AA's influence on society -- Is AA a cult? (preliminary considerations) -- Is AA a cult? (conclusions) -- The Future of AA -- Appendices: Secular self-help groups. AA & the law -- Afterword / by Jack Trimpey
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition, revised & expanded.
Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9781884365126
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)38319960
Label
Alcoholics Anonymous : cult or cure?, by Charles Bufe ; with an introduction by Stanton Peele
Publication
Bar code
31223125831074
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Typical AA meeting -- The Oxford Group Movement: the forerunner of AA -- A Brief history of AA -- The Oxford groups & AA: similarities & differences -- The 12 steps -- The 12 traditions -- How effective is AA? -- AA's influence on society -- Is AA a cult? (preliminary considerations) -- Is AA a cult? (conclusions) -- The Future of AA -- Appendices: Secular self-help groups. AA & the law -- Afterword / by Jack Trimpey
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition, revised & expanded.
Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9781884365126
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)38319960

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